Intel Xeon W-2175 vs Platinum 8176

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Intel Xeon W-2175
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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating229228
Value for money7.954.23
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon WIntel Xeon Platinum
Architecture codenameSkylake (server) (2017−2019)Skylake (server) (2017−2019)
Release date29 August 2017 (4 years ago)25 April 2017 (5 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$1,947$8,719
Current price$899 (0.5x MSRP)$1595 (0.2x MSRP)
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Technical specs

Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores14 (Tetradeca-Core)28 (Octacosa-Core)
Threads2856
Base clock speed2.5 GHz2.1 GHz
Boost clock speed4.3 GHz3.8 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/sno data
L1 cache896 KB1.75 MB
L2 cache14 MB28 MB
L3 cache19.25 MB38.5 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Maximum core temperatureno data89 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176 compatibility with other computer components: 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 configuration18 (Multiprocessor)
SocketFCLGA2066FCLGA3647
Thermal design power (TDP)140 Watt165 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSX++
TSX++
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Flex Memory Access-no data
Demand Based Switching+no data
PAE46 Bitno data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0--

Security technologies

Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT++
EDB++
Secure Key+no data
MPX+no data
Identity Protection+no data
SGX-no data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176 are enumerated here.

VT-d++
VT-x++
EPT++

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133, DDR4-2400, DDR4-2666DDR4-2666
Maximum memory size512 GB768 GB
Max memory channels46
Maximum memory bandwidth85.3 GB/s128.001 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon W-2175 and Xeon Platinum 8176.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4848

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score 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-2175 22.97
Xeon Platinum 8176 22.99
+0.1%
  • Passmark

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-2175 23161
Xeon Platinum 8176 23179
+0.1%

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 22.97 22.99
Novelty 29 August 2017 25 April 2017
Cost $1947 $8719
Boost clock speed 2500 2100
Thermal design power (TDP) 140 Watt 165 Watt

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Intel Xeon W-2175
Intel Xeon W-2175

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Intel Xeon Platinum 8176
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176

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