Intel Xeon W-11955M vs Silver 4310

Price now 691$
Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon Silver 4310
Intel Xeon Silver 4310
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Xeon W-11955M
Intel Xeon W-11955M
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 770$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating274287
Value for money25.9722.84
Market segmentServerServer
Seriesno dataIntel Tiger Lake
Architecture codenameIce Lake-SP (2021)Tiger Lake H45 (2021)
Release date6 April 2021 (1 year old)11 May 2021 (1 year old)
Current price$691 $770
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Technical specs

Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M 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 cores12 (Dodeca-Core)8 (Octa-Core)
Base clock speed2.1 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed3.3 GHz5 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)96K (per core)
L2 cache1 MB (per core)1.25 MB (per core)
L3 cache18 MB (shared)24 MB (shared)
Chip lithography10 nm10 nm SuperFin
Maximum core temperature82 °C100 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)82 °C72 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M 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 configuration21
Thermal design power (TDP)120 Watt35 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M. 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, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift++
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX+no data
TSXno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
Flex Memory Accessno data+
SIPPno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data+

Security technologies

Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

EDB+no data
Secure Keyno data+
SGXYes with Intel® SPS-
OS Guardno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2667DDR4, DDR4
Maximum memory size6 TB128 GB
Max memory channels82
Maximum memory bandwidthno data51.2 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel® UHD Graphics for 11th Gen Intel® Processors
Quick Sync Videono data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.45 GHz
Execution Unitsno data32

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data4

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data7680x4320@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data12.1
OpenGLno data4.6


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Silver 4310 and Xeon W-11955M.

PCIe version4.04.0
PCI Express lanes6420

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 4310 18.54
Xeon W-11955M 18.26
  • 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 4310 23372
Xeon W-11955M 23013

Xeon Silver 4310 outperforms Xeon W-11955M by 2% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 18.54 18.26
Recency 6 April 2021 11 May 2021
Boost clock speed 3300 5000
Base clock speed 2100 2600
Thermal design power (TDP) 120 Watt 35 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Xeon Silver 4310
Xeon Silver 4310


Intel Xeon W-11955M
Xeon W-11955M

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