Intel Xeon W-1250P vs Silver 4215

Price now 1186$
Games supported 99%
Intel Xeon Silver 4215
Intel Xeon Silver 4215
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Xeon W-1250P
Intel Xeon W-1250P
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 394$
Games supported 99%

General info

Comparing Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating538537
Value for money3.5612.31
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon Silverno data
Architecture codenameCascade Lake (2019−2020)no data
Release date2 April 2019
(3 years old)
1 April 2020
(2 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$794no data
Current price$1186 (1.5x MSRP)$394
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P 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 cores8 (Octa-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed2.5 GHz4.1 GHz
Boost clock speed3.5 GHz4.8 GHz
L1 cache512 KBno data
L2 cache8 MBno data
L3 cache11 MB12 MB Intel® Smart Cache
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Maximum core temperature77 °C100 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P 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 configuration2 (Multiprocessor)1
Thermal design power (TDP)85 Watt125 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AVX+no data
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Speed Shift+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX+no data
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0--

Security technologies

Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® ME
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2400DDR4-2666
Maximum memory size1 TB128 GB
Max memory channels62
Maximum memory bandwidth115.212 GB/s41.6 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel UHD Graphics P630
Max video memoryno data64 GB
Quick Sync Videono data+
Clear Videono data+
Clear Video HDno data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.2 GHz
InTru 3Dno data+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution supportno data+
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096x2160@30Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data4096x2304@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12
OpenGLno data4.5


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Silver 4215 and Xeon W-1250P.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4816

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 Silver 4215 11.63
Xeon W-1250P 11.63
  • 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 Silver 4215 14439
Xeon W-1250P 14440

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Recency 2 April 2019 1 April 2020
Boost clock speed 2500 0
Thermal design power (TDP) 85 Watt 125 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Xeon Silver 4215
Xeon Silver 4215


Intel Xeon W-1250P
Xeon W-1250P

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