Intel Xeon W-1290: specs and benchmarks
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Intel started Intel Xeon W-1290 sales 13 May 2020. This is Comet 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 5100 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1200 processor with a TDP of 80 Watt and a maximum temperature of 70 °C. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at
of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.
Xeon W-1290 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
|Place in performance rating||314|
|Architecture codename||Comet Lake (2020)|
|Release date||13 May 2020 (2 years ago)|
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 cores||10 (Deca-Core)|
|Base clock speed||3.2 GHz||of 4.7 (FX-9590)|
|Boost clock speed||5.1 GHz||of 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)|
|L1 cache||64K (per core)||of 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)|
|L2 cache||256K (per core)||of 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)|
|L3 cache||20 MB (shared)||of 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)|
|Chip lithography||14 nm||of 5 (Apple M1)|
|Die size||206 mm2|
|Maximum core temperature||100 °C||of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)|
|Maximum case temperature (TCase)||70 °C||of 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)|
|64 bit support||+|
|Windows 11 compatibility||+|
Information on Xeon W-1290 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 configuration||1||of 8 (Opteron 842)|
|Thermal design power (TDP)||80 Watt||of 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)|
Technologies and extensions
Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-1290. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
|Instruction set extensions||Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2|
|Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)||+|
|Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)||+|
|Turbo Boost Technology||2.0|
|Turbo Boost Max 3.0||+|
Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
|SGX||Yes with Intel® ME|
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-1290's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
|Supported memory types||DDR4-2933||of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)|
|Maximum memory size||128 GB||of 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)|
|Max memory channels||2||of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|Maximum memory bandwidth||45.8 GB/s||of 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)|
|ECC memory support||+|
General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon W-1290.
|Integrated graphics card||Intel UHD Graphics P630|
|Max video memory||64 GB|
|Quick Sync Video||+|
|Clear Video HD||+|
|Graphics max frequency||1.2 GHz|
Available interfaces and connections of Xeon W-1290's integrated GPU.
|Number of displays supported||3|
Graphics image quality
Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon W-1290'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-1290's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.
|PCIe version||3.0||of 5 (Core i9-12900K)|
|PCI Express lanes||16||of 128 (EPYC 7551P)|
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon W-1290. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
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.
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%
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