Intel Xeon W-1290P: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon W-1290P

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon W-1290P sales 1 April 2020. This is Comet Lake architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 10 cores and 20 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 5200 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA1200 processor with a TDP of 125 Watt. It supports DDR4-2933 memory.

It provides good benchmark performance at 27.12 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of Xeon W-1290P processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Server
 
Architecture codename
Comet Lake
 
Release date
1 April 2020
 

Technical specs

Xeon W-1290P's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon W-1290P's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
10
 
Number of threads
20
 
Base frequency
3.7 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
5.2 GHz
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
100 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W-1290P compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
FCLGA1200
 
Power consumption (TDP)
125 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-1290P. 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
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
+
 

Security technologies

Xeon W-1290P technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
Yes with Intel® ME
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-1290P are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-1290P.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2933
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
128 GB
 
Max memory channels
2
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
45.8 GB/s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Xeon W-1290P.
Integrated graphics
 
Max video memory
64 GB
 
Quick Sync
+
 
Clear Video
+
 
Clear Video HD
+
 
Graphics max frequency
1.2 GHz
 
InTru 3D
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Xeon W-1290P's integrated GPU.
Number of displays supported
3
 

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by Xeon W-1290P'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-1290P's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon W-1290P's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
16
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W-1290P. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

27.12

Passmark

24049

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon W-1290P is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon W-1290P performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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