Xeon w9-3495X: specs and benchmarks

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Aggregate performance score

Xeon w9-3495X provides server-grade benchmark performance at 58.53% of a leader's which is a 96-core Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX.

Summary

Intel started Xeon w9-3495X sales 1 January 2023. This is a high-end Sapphire Rapids architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at professional systems. It has 56 cores and 112 threads, and is based on Intel 7 manufacturing technology, with a max turbo frequency of 4800 MHz and an unlocked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FCLGA4677 processor with a TDP of 350 Watt and a maximum temperature of 81 °C. It supports DDR5-4800 memory.

Primary details

Xeon w9-3495X processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance ranking17
Place by popularitynot in top-100
Market segmentServer
Architecture codenameSapphire Rapids
Release date1 January 2023 (1 year ago)

Detailed specifications

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores56 (Hexapentaconta-Core)
Threads112
Base clock speed1.9 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed4.8 GHzof 6.2 (Core i9-14900KS)
L1 cache80K (per core)of 7475.2 (Apple M2 Pro 10-Core)
L2 cache2 MB (per core)of 96 (Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7995WX)
L3 cache105 MBof 768 (EPYC 7373X)
Chip lithographyIntel 7 nmof 3 (Apple M3 Max 16-Core)
Die size4x 477 mm2
Maximum core temperature81 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)81 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility+
Unlocked multiplierYes

Compatibility

Information on Xeon w9-3495X compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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 configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketFCLGA4677
Power consumption (TDP)350 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by Xeon w9-3495X. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® AMX, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
AES-NI+
AVX+
vPro+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+
Speed Shift+
Turbo Boost Technology2.0
Hyper-Threading Technology+
TSX+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0+
StatusLaunched

Security technologies

Processor technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+
EDB+
SGX-
OS Guard+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

VT-d+
VT-x+
EPT+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon w9-3495X's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR5-4800
Maximum memory size4 TBof 786 (Xeon E5-2670 v3)
Max memory channels8of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)
ECC memory support+

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version5.0
PCI Express lanes112of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of Xeon w9-3495X. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Combined synthetic benchmark 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 w9-3495X 58.53

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 w9-3495X 90530

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

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GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 42%

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