Intel Xeon Platinum 8268 vs W-3265

Intel Xeon Platinum 8268
Intel Xeon W-3265

General info

Comparing Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 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 W
Architecture codename
Cascade Lake-SP
 
Cascade Lake
Release date
11 December 2018
 
3 June 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$6,302
 
$3,349

Technical specs

Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
24
 
24
Number of threads
48
 
48
Base frequency
2.9 GHz
 
no data
Maximum frequency
3.9 GHz
 
4.6 GHz
Bus support
no data
 
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
1.5 MB
L2 cache
1 MB (per core)
 
24 MB
L3 cache
35.75 MB (shared)
 
33 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Maximum core temperature
84 °C
 
78 °C
Transistor count
8,000 million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 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)
 
1 (Uniprocessor)
Socket
FCLGA3647
 
FCLGA3647
Power consumption (TDP)
205 Watt
 
205 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® AVX-512
 
Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
TSX
+
 
+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 
+

Security technologies

Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2933
 
DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size
1 TB
 
1 TB
Max memory channels
6
 
6
Maximum memory bandwidth
131.13 GB/s
 
131.13 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
48
 
64

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon Platinum 8268 41.21
Xeon W-3265 41.21

Passmark

Xeon Platinum 8268 33501
Xeon W-3265 33503 +0%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon Platinum 8268 and Xeon W-3265 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8268

We are unaware of any advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8268 over Intel Xeon W-3265.

Advantages of Intel Xeon W-3265

Somewhat newer (3 June 2019 vs 11 December 2018)
Cheaper ($3349 vs $6302)

So, Xeon Platinum 8268 or W-3265?

Technical City couldn't decide between Intel Xeon Platinum 8268 and Intel Xeon W-3265. The differences in performance seem too small.
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