Intel Xeon Gold 5320 vs Gold 6258R

Price now 2871$
Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
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Intel Xeon Gold 5320
Intel Xeon Gold 5320
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Price now 2256$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating24109
Value for money19.2715.15
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon Goldno data
Architecture codenameCascade Lake (2019−2020)Ice Lake-SP (2021)
Release date24 February 2020 (3 years old)6 April 2021 (1 year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$3,950no data
Current price$2871 (0.7x MSRP)$2256
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores28 (Octacosa-Core)26 (Hexacosa-Core)
Base clock speed2.7 GHz2.2 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz3.4 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/sno data
L1 cache1.75 MB64K (per core)
L2 cache28 MB1 MB (per core)
L3 cache38.5 MB39 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nm10 nm
Maximum core temperature74 °C79 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data79 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configurationno data2
Thermal design power (TDP)205 Watt185 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-no data

Security technologies

Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

SGXno dataYes with Intel® SPS

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320 are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size1 TB6 TB
Max memory channels68
Maximum memory bandwidth140.8 GB/sno data
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and Xeon Gold 5320.

PCIe version3.04.0
PCI Express lanes4864

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

Xeon Gold 6258R 50.76
Xeon Gold 5320 29.80
  • Passmark


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

Xeon Gold 6258R 63984
Xeon Gold 5320 37558

Xeon Gold 6258R outperforms Xeon Gold 5320 by 70% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 50.76 29.80
Recency 24 February 2020 6 April 2021
Boost clock speed 2700 3400
Base clock speed 0 2200
Chip lithography 14 nm 10 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 205 Watt 185 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
Xeon Gold 6258R

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