Intel Xeon W-1250: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon W-1250

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon W-1250 sales 1 April 2020. This is Comet Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 12 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4700 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1200 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 16.17 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of Xeon W-1250 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Value for money (0-100)
0.84
 
Market segment
Server
 
Architecture codename
Comet Lake
 
Launch date
1 April 2020 (1 year ago)
 
Price now
$3023
 

Technical specs

Basic processor 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 cores
6
 
Threads
12
 
Base clock speed
3.3 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
4.7 GHz
 
L3 cache
12 MB Intel® Smart Cache
 
Chip lithography
14 nm
 
of 5 (Apple M1)
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W-1250 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.

Number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1200
 
Thermal design power (TDP)
80 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

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

Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
 
AES-NI
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Turbo Boost Technology
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading Technology
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 

Security technologies

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

TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

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 W-1250's memory controller.

Supported memory types
DDR4-2666
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
41.6 GB/s
 
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon W-1250.

Integrated graphics card
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync Video
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon W-1250's integrated GPU.

Number of displays supported
3
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon W-1250's integrated GPU, including resolutions over different interfaces.

4K resolution support
+
 
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
4096x2160@30Hz
 
Max resolution over eDP
4096x2304@60Hz
 
Max resolution over DisplayPort
4096x2304@60Hz
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Xeon W-1250's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon W-1250. 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.

16.17

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different tests, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario.

14175

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon W-1250 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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