Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M vs Gold 6246

Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M
Intel Xeon Gold 6246

General info

Comparing Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Server
 
Server
Series
Intel Xeon Platinum
 
Intel Xeon Gold
Architecture codename
Skylake (server)
 
Cascade Lake
Release date
no data
 
2 April 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
no data
 
$3,286

Technical specs

Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
18
 
12
Number of threads
36
 
24
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
4.2 GHz
Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
 
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
1.125 MB
 
768 KB
L2 cache
18 MB
 
12 MB
L3 cache
24.75 MB
 
24.75 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Maximum core temperature
no data
 
76 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
8 (Multiprocessor)
 
4 (Multiprocessor)
Socket
Socket P
 
Socket P
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
165 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
no data
 
Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
no data
 
+
Speed Shift
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost
no data
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
no data
 
+
TSX
-
 
+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
no data
 
-

Security technologies

Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
no data
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
no data
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666
 
DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size
1,536 GB
 
1 TB
Max memory channels
6
 
6
Maximum memory bandwidth
119.21 GB/s
 
131.13 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
48
 
48

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon Platinum 8124M 32.83
Xeon Gold 6246 33.47 +1.9%

Passmark

Xeon Platinum 8124M 26686
Xeon Gold 6246 27205 +1.9%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon Platinum 8124M and Xeon Gold 6246 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8124M over Intel Xeon Gold 6246.

Advantages of Intel Xeon Gold 6246

1.9% faster in synthetic tests
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So, Xeon Platinum 8124M or Gold 6246?

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