Intel Xeon Silver 4215R: specs and benchmarks

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Year of release 2020
Performance 17.02
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Intel Xeon Silver 4215R
Intel Xeon Silver 4215R Intel Xeon Silver 4215R

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon Silver 4215R sales 24 February 2020 at a recommended price of $794. This is Cascade Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 16 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3200 MHz - 4000 MHz (1 core) and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Socket P processor with a TDP of 130 Watt and a maximum temperature of °C. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

17.02%

percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Xeon Silver 4215R processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating318
Value for money14.23
Market segmentServer
SeriesIntel Xeon Silver
Architecture codenameCascade Lake
Release date24 February 2020 (1 year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$794of 305 (Core i7-870)
Price now$1510 (1.9x MSRP)of 16595 (Xeon E7-4850)
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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 cores8 (Octa-Core)
Threads16
Boost clock speed3.2 GHzof 5.3 (Core i9-10900KF)
Bus support4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache512 KBof 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache8 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache11 MBof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Silver 4215R 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.

SocketSocket P
Thermal design power (TDP)130 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon Silver 4215R. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+

Security technologies

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

TXT+

Virtualization technologies

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

VT-d+
VT-x+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Silver 4215R's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2400of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size1 TiBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels6of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth115.212 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon Silver 4215R. Overall benchmark performance 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 4215R 17.02
  • 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.

Xeon Silver 4215R 14941

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon Silver 4215R is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon Silver 4215R performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.


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