Intel Xeon Platinum 8280M: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2019
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Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon Platinum 8280M sales 2 April 2019 at a recommended price of $13,012. This is a Cascade Lake-SP architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 28 cores and 56 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4000 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA3647 processor with a TDP of 205 Watt. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.

We have no data on Xeon Platinum 8280M benchmark results.

General info

Xeon Platinum 8280M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
Market segmentServer
SeriesIntel Xeon Platinum
Architecture codenameCascade Lake-SP (2019)
Release date2 April 2019
(3 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$13,012of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$14095 (1.1x MSRP)of 25332 (Xeon Platinum 8276L)

Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores28 (Octacosa-Core)
Threads56
Base clock speed2.7 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4 GHzof 7.3 (Ryzen 9 7900)
L1 cache64K (per core)of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache1 MB (per core)of 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache38.5 MB (shared)of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 4 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Maximum core temperature84 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Number of transistors8,000 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 5 7645HX)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplier-

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Platinum 8280M compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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)
SocketFCLGA3647
Thermal design power (TDP)205 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon Platinum 8280M. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVX-512
AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX+
TSX+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
EDB+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8280M's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933of 5600 (Ryzen 9 7940HS)
Maximum memory size2 TBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels6of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth140.8 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes48of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon Platinum 8280M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


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