Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3 vs W-2225

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Games supported 98%
Intel Xeon W-2225
Intel Xeon W-2225
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Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3
Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3
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Price now 733$
Games supported 98%

General info

Comparing Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating733739
Value for moneyno data1.50
Market segmentServerServer
Architecture codenameno dataHaswell-EP (2014)
Release date1 October 2019 (3 years old)1 July 2014 (8 years old)
Current priceno data$733
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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Technical specs

Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3 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 cores4 (Quad-Core)6 (Hexa-Core)
Base clock speed4.1 GHz3.4 GHz
Boost clock speed4.6 GHz3.7 GHz
L1 cacheno data64K (per core)
L2 cacheno data256K (per core)
L3 cache8.25 MB20 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nm22 nm
Die sizeno data356 mm2
Maximum core temperature61 °C77 °C
Number of transistorsno data2,600 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+-
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3 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 configuration12
Thermal design power (TDP)105 Watt135 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512Intel® AVX2
AVXno data+
vProno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shift+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
TSXno data+
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
Flex Memory Access--
Demand Based Switching++
PAE46 Bit46 Bit
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-no data

Security technologies

Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

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

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3 are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933DDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133
Maximum memory size1 TB768 GB
Max memory channels44
Maximum memory bandwidth93.85 GB/s68 GB/s
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon W-2225 and Xeon E5-2643 v3.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes4840

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-2225 8.48
Xeon E5-2643 v3 8.34
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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: 67%

Xeon W-2225 10685
Xeon E5-2643 v3 10506

Xeon W-2225 outperforms Xeon E5-2643 v3 by 2% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 8.48 8.34
Recency 1 October 2019 1 July 2014
Boost clock speed 0 3700
Base clock speed 0 3400
Chip lithography 14 nm 22 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 105 Watt 135 Watt

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Intel Xeon W-2225
Xeon W-2225


Intel Xeon E5-2643 v3
Xeon E5-2643 v3

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