Intel Xeon E-2234 processor review

Xeon E-2234 processor released by Intel; release date: 27 May 2019. At the time of release, the processor cost $250. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Coffee Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 4, threads - 8. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.80 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 69.3°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 256 KB, L2 - 1 MB, L3 - 8 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2666. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA1151. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 71 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3563
2888
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
88609
9555
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2888
PassMark - CPU mark 9555

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake
Launch date 27 May 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $250
Place in performance rating 163
Processor Number E-2234
Series Intel Xeon E Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.60 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s
L1 cache 256 KB
L2 cache 1 MB
L3 cache 8 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 69.3°C
Maximum frequency 4.80 GHz
Number of cores 4
Number of threads 8

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666

Graphics

Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 37.5 mm x 37.5 mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 71 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)