Intel Xeon W-2135: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon W-2135

Summary

Intel started Intel Xeon W-2135 sales 29 August 2017 at a recommended price of $835. This is Skylake (server) 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 4500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA2066 processor with a TDP of 140 Watt. It supports DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2666 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 19.88 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon W-2135 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Server
 
Series
Intel Xeon W
 
Architecture codename
Skylake (server)
 
Release date
29 August 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$835
 

Technical specs

Xeon W-2135'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-2135's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
12
 
Maximum frequency
4.5 GHz
 
Bus support
4 × 8 GT / s
 
L1 cache
384 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
6 MB
 
of 8 (FX-8350)
L3 cache
8.25 MB
 
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
Maximum core temperature
64 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W-2135 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
FCLGA2066
 
Power consumption (TDP)
140 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2135. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
 
AES-NI
+
 
AVX
+
 
vPro
+
 
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
Speed Shift
+
 
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
Hyper-Threading
+
 
TSX
+
 
Idle States
+
 
Thermal Monitoring
+
 
Flex Memory Access
-
 
Demand Based Switching
+
 
PAE
46 Bit
 
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 

Security technologies

Xeon W-2135 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
EDB
+
 
Secure Key
+
 
MPX
+
 
Identity Protection
+
 
SGX
-
 
OS Guard
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-2135 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
VT-x
+
 
EPT
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-2135.
Supported memory types
DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2666
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Maximum memory size
512 GB
 
Max memory channels
4
 
Maximum memory bandwidth
85.3 GB / s
 
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Xeon W-2135's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
48
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W-2135. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

19.88

Passmark

15611

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon W-2135 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon W-2135 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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