Intel Xeon Gold 6246: specs and benchmarks
Intel started Intel Xeon Gold 6246 sales 2 April 2019 at a recommended price of $3,286. This is Cascade Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 12 cores and 24 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4200 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is Socket P processor with a TDP of 165 Watt. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.
It provides good benchmark performance at 33.47 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.