Intel Xeon Gold 6208U vs W-2265

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Games supported 100%
Intel Xeon W-2265
Intel Xeon W-2265
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Intel Xeon Gold 6208U
Intel Xeon Gold 6208U
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Price now 549$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating209197
Value for moneyno data19.72
Market segmentServerServer
Release date1 October 2019
(3 years old)
1 January 2020
(3 years old)
Current priceno data$549
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U 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 cores12 (Dodeca-Core)16 (Hexadeca-Core)
Base clock speed3.5 GHz2.9 GHz
Boost clock speed4.8 GHz3.9 GHz
L3 cache19.25 MB22 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Maximum core temperature61 °C85 °C
64 bit support+-
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier--


Information on Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U 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 configuration1no data
Thermal design power (TDP)165 Watt150 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U. 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
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Speed Shift++
Turbo Boost Technology2.02.0
Hyper-Threading Technology++
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Demand Based Switching+no data
PAE46 Bitno data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+-

Security technologies

Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

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-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size1 TB1 TB
Max memory channels46
Maximum memory bandwidth93.85 GB/sno data
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon W-2265 and Xeon Gold 6208U.

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-2265 20.99
Xeon Gold 6208U 21.82
  • 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: 67%

Xeon W-2265 26052
Xeon Gold 6208U 27085

Xeon Gold 6208U outperforms Xeon W-2265 by 4% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 20.99 21.82
Recency 1 October 2019 1 January 2020
Thermal design power (TDP) 165 Watt 150 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Xeon W-2265
Xeon W-2265


Intel Xeon Gold 6208U
Xeon Gold 6208U

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