Intel Xeon Gold 6256: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon Gold 6256

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon Gold 6256 sales 1 January 2020. This is 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 4500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA3647 processor. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.

We have no data on Xeon Gold 6256 benchmark results.

General info

Of Xeon Gold 6256 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
not rated
 
Type
Server
 
Release date
1 January 2020
 

Technical specs

Xeon Gold 6256's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon Gold 6256's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
12
 
Number of threads
24
 
Maximum frequency
4.5 GHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
64 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Gold 6256 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
FCLGA3647
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Gold 6256. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
 
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 

Security technologies

Xeon Gold 6256 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Gold 6256 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Gold 6256.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2933
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
1 TB
 
Max memory channels
6
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon Gold 6256's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
48
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

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