Intel Xeon W-3175X vs Platinum 8268

Intel Xeon W-3175X
Intel Xeon Platinum 8268

General info

Comparing Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Server
 
Server
Series
Intel Xeon W
 
Intel Xeon Platinum
Architecture codename
Skylake-W
 
Cascade Lake-SP
Release date
19 December 2018
 
11 December 2018
Launch price (MSRP)
$2,999
 
$6,302

Technical specs

Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
28
 
24
Number of threads
56
 
48
Maximum frequency
3.8 GHz
 
3.9 GHz
Bus support
4 × 8 GT / s
 
no data
L1 cache
64K (per core)
 
64K (per core)
L2 cache
1 MB (per core)
 
1 MB (per core)
L3 cache
38.5 MB (shared)
 
35.75 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Maximum core temperature
85 °C
 
84 °C
Transistor count
8,000 million
 
8,000 million
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked
+
 
-

Compatibility

Information on Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 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
 
8 (Multiprocessor)
Socket
FCLGA3647
 
FCLGA3647
Power consumption (TDP)
255 Watt
 
205 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
 
Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
+
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
+
 
+
Speed Shift
+
 
+
Turbo Boost
2.0
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
+
 
+
TSX
+
 
+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
-
 
-

Security technologies

Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
+
 
+
EDB
+
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 are enumerated here.
VT-d
+
 
+
VT-x
+
 
+
EPT
+
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2666
 
DDR4-2933
Maximum memory size
512 GB
 
1 TB
Max memory channels
6
 
6
Maximum memory bandwidth
119.21 GB / s
 
131.13 GB / s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
48
 
48

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Xeon W-3175X 44.04
Xeon Platinum 8268 45.90 +4.2%

Passmark

Xeon W-3175X 33715
Xeon Platinum 8268 35143 +4.2%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Xeon W-3175X and Xeon Platinum 8268 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of Intel Xeon W-3175X

Cheaper ($2999 vs $6302)
Unlocked

Advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8268

4.2% faster in synthetic tests
Less power hungry (205 vs 255 watts)

So, Xeon W-3175X or Platinum 8268?

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