Intel Xeon Silver 4210: specs and benchmarks

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Xeon Silver 4210
2019
10 cores / 20 threads
8.80

Summary

Intel started Xeon Silver 4210 sales 2 April 2019 at a recommended price of $501. This is a Cascade Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 10 cores and 20 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA3647 processor with a TDP of 85 Watt. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 8.80% of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

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General info

Xeon Silver 4210 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking789
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Value for money18.56
Market segmentServer
SeriesIntel Xeon Silver
Architecture codenameCascade Lake (2019−2020)
Release date2 April 2019 (5 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$501of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$406 (0.8x MSRP)of 17802 (Threadripper PRO 7995WX)

Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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 cores10 (Deca-Core)
Threads20
Base clock speed2.2 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.2 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache640 KBof 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache10 MBof 36 (Apple M2 Max)
L3 cache13.75 MBof 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithography14 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Maximum core temperature78 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierNo

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Silver 4210 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 configuration2 (Multiprocessor)of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketFCLGA3647
Power consumption (TDP)85 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon Silver 4210. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-
StatusLaunched

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 Silver 4210's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2400
Maximum memory size1 TBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels6of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth115.212 GB/sof 460.8 (EPYC 9124)
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 Silver 4210. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark 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 Silver 4210 8.80

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 Silver 4210 13480

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

Xeon Silver 4210 996

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

Xeon Silver 4210 5745

Gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon Silver 4210 performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


Xeon D-1587 100.68
Xeon Silver 4210 100
Xeon E-2136 99.77
Xeon D-1581 98.52

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Recommended GPUs

People consider these graphics cards to be good for Xeon Silver 4210, according to our PC configuration statistics.

These are the fastest graphics cards for Xeon Silver 4210 in our user configuration statistics. There is a total of 15 configurations based on Xeon Silver 4210 in our database.

RTX 8000 Quadro RTX 8000
6.7% (1/15)
RTX 3060 GeForce RTX 3060
6.7% (1/15)
Quadro K6000 Quadro K6000
6.7% (1/15)
GTX 950 GeForce GTX 950
6.7% (1/15)
Quadro M1200 Quadro M1200
6.7% (1/15)
RX 550 Radeon RX 550
6.7% (1/15)
Quadro 4000 Quadro 4000
6.7% (1/15)
GeForce 840M GeForce 840M
6.7% (1/15)
HD Graphics 4600 HD Graphics 4600
6.7% (1/15)

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