Intel Xeon Platinum 8368 vs Platinum 8358

Price now 4866$
Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
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  • Max video memory
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8368
Intel Xeon Platinum 8368
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 10690$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating484
Value for money8.343.02
Market segmentServerServer
Architecture codenameIce Lake-SP (2021)Ice Lake-SP (2021)
Release date6 April 2021 (1 year old)6 April 2021 (1 year old)
Current price$4866 $10690
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Technical specs

Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368 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 cores32 (Dotriaconta-Core)38
Base clock speed2.6 GHz2.4 GHz
Boost clock speed3.4 GHz3.4 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache1 MB (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache48 MB (shared)57 MB (shared)
Chip lithography10 nm10 nm
Maximum core temperature81 °C84 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)81 °C83 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368 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 configuration22
Thermal design power (TDP)250 Watt270 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368. 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
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++

Security technologies

Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

SGXYes with Intel® SPSYes with Intel® SPS

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368 are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size6 TB6 TB
Max memory channels88
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Platinum 8358 and Xeon Platinum 8368.

PCIe version4.04.0
PCI Express lanes6464

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 8358 43.17
Xeon Platinum 8368 73.03
  • 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: 67%

Xeon Platinum 8358 54416
Xeon Platinum 8368 92054

Xeon Platinum 8368 outperforms Xeon Platinum 8358 by 69% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 43.17 73.03
Base clock speed 2600 2400
Thermal design power (TDP) 250 Watt 270 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends

Intel Xeon Platinum 8368
Xeon Platinum 8368

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