Intel Xeon Platinum 8280 vs Silver 4316

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Intel Xeon Platinum 8280
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Intel Xeon Silver 4316
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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating9194
Value for moneyno data8.32
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon Platinumno data
Architecture codenameCascade Lake-SP (2019)Ice Lake-SP (2021)
Release date2 April 2019 (3 years ago)6 April 2021 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$10,009no data
Current price$9798 (1x MSRP)$1944
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316 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)20 (Icosa-Core)
Threads5640
Base clock speed2.7 GHz2.3 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz3.4 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache1 MB (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache38.5 MB (shared)30 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nm10 nm
Maximum core temperature84 °C84 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data84 °C
Number of transistors8,000 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316 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 configuration8 (Multiprocessor)2
SocketFCLGA3647FCLGA4189
Thermal design power (TDP)205 Watt150 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316. 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
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX++
TSX+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-no data

Security technologies

Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDB++
SGXno dataYes with Intel® SPS

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316 are enumerated here.

VT-d++
VT-x++
EPT++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933DDR4-2667
Maximum memory size1 TB6 TB
Max memory channels68
Maximum memory bandwidth140.8 GB/sno data
ECC memory support++

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Platinum 8280 and Xeon Silver 4316.

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 Platinum 8280 37.27
+0.8%
Xeon Silver 4316 36.96
  • 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: 68%

Xeon Platinum 8280 37575
+0.8%
Xeon Silver 4316 37264

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 37.27 36.96
Novelty 2 April 2019 6 April 2021
Boost clock speed 4000 3400
Base clock speed 2700 2300
Chip lithography 14 nm 10 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 205 Watt 150 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Xeon Platinum 8280
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280

and

Intel Xeon Silver 4316
Intel Xeon Silver 4316

The differences in performance seem too small.


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