Intel Xeon W-2170B: specs and benchmarks

Intel Xeon W-2170B


Intel started Intel Xeon W-2170B sales 5 June 2017. This is Skylake (server) architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 14 cores and 28 threads, and is based on 14 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

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

It provides good benchmark performance at 30.05 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of Xeon W-2170B processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Intel Xeon W
Architecture codename
Skylake (server)
Release date
5 June 2017

Technical specs

Xeon W-2170B'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-2170B's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
Bus support
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
896 KB
L2 cache
14 MB
L3 cache
19.25 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
64 bit support


Information on Xeon W-2170B 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 (Uniprocessor)
Socket R4

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2170B. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Security technologies

Xeon W-2170B technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-2170B are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-2170B.
Supported memory types
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
Maximum memory size
512 GB
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
79.47 GB/s
of 262.26 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W-2170B. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Xeon W-2170B is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Xeon W-2170B performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

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