Intel Xeon E-2246G processor review

Xeon E-2246G processor released by Intel; release date: 27 May 2019. At the time of release, the processor cost $311. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Coffee Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 6, threads - 12. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.80 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 73 °C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 384 KB, L2 - 1.5 MB, L3 - 12 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): 80 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics P630 with the following parameters: maximum video memory size - 128 GB.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3044
2816
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47365
16023
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2816
PassMark - CPU mark 16023

Integrated graphics – Intel UHD Graphics P630

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1200 MHz
Core clock speed 350 MHz
Pipelines 24

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake
Launch date 27 May 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $311
Place in performance rating 34
Processor Number E-2246G
Vertical segment Server

Performance

Base frequency 3.60 GHz
L1 cache 384 KB
L2 cache 1.5 MB
L3 cache 12 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 73 °C
Maximum frequency 4.80 GHz
Number of cores 6
Number of threads 12

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 39.74 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666

Graphics

Device ID 0x3E96
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.20 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 128 GB
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics P630

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2160@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 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)

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® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
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)