Intel Xeon W-2150B: specs and benchmarks

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Intel Xeon W-2150B
Intel Xeon W-2150B
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Year of release 2017
Performance 19.74


Intel started Intel Xeon W-2150B sales 5 June 2017. This is Skylake (server) 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 3000 MHz - 4500 MHz (1 core)4500 MHz (2 cores)4300 MHz (3 cores)4300 MHz (4 cores)4100 MHz (5 cores)4100 MHz (6 cores)4100 MHz (7 cores)4100 MHz (8 cores)3800 MHz (9 cores)3800 MHz (10 cores) and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is Socket R4 processor. It supports DDR4-2666 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5995WX.

General info

Of Xeon W-2150B processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating293
Market segmentServer
SeriesIntel Xeon W
Architecture codenameSkylake (server) (2017−2019)
Release date5 June 2017 (5 years ago)

Technical specs

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 cores10 (Deca-Core)
Boost clock speed3 GHzof 5.5 (Core i9-12900KS)
Bus support4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache640 KBof 1536 (EPYC Embedded 3401)
L2 cache10 MBof 12 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache13.75 MBof 32 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography14 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-
Unlocked multiplier-


Information on Xeon W-2150B 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 configuration1 (Uniprocessor)of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketSocket R4

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2150B. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Security technologies

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


Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-2150B's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2666of 4800 (Ryzen 9 6980HX)
Maximum memory size512 GBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels4of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
Maximum memory bandwidth85.33 GB/sof 281.6 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon W-2150B. 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.

Xeon W-2150B 19.74
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core


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%

Xeon W-2150B 20455

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Xeon W-2150B 1074

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Xeon W-2150B 9039

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon W-2150B performance compared to nearest competitors among server CPUs.

Similar processors

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