Intel Xeon Platinum 8175M vs Gold 6242

Intel Xeon Platinum 8175M
Intel Xeon Gold 6242

General info

Comparing Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 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
 
$2,529

Technical specs

Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
24
 
16
Number of threads
48
 
32
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
 
3.9 GHz
Bus support
no data
 
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
1.5 MB
 
1 MB
L2 cache
24 MB
 
16 MB
L3 cache
33 MB
 
22 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Maximum core temperature
no data
 
85 °C
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 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
 
FCLGA3647
Power consumption (TDP)
no data
 
150 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242. 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 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 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 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
no data
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242.
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 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
48
 
48

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon Platinum 8175M 34.38 +4.4%
Xeon Gold 6242 32.92

Passmark

Xeon Platinum 8175M 27947 +4.4%
Xeon Gold 6242 26760

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon Platinum 8175M and Xeon Gold 6242 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8175M

4.4% faster in synthetic tests

Advantages of Intel Xeon Gold 6242

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So, Xeon Platinum 8175M or Gold 6242?

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