Intel Xeon Gold 6154 processor review

Xeon Gold 6154 processor released by Intel; release date: July 2017. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Skylake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 18, threads - 36. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.70 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 82°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 64 KB (per core), L2 - 1024 KB (per core), L3 - 25344 KB (shared).

Supported memory types: DDR4-2666. Maximum memory size: 768 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA3647. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 4. Power consumption (TDP): 200 Watt.


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PassMark - Single thread mark 2249
PassMark - CPU mark 26298
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4419
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 36691

Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Skylake
Launch date July 2017
Place in performance rating 19
Price now $3,809
Processor Number 6154
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 2.14
Vertical segment Server


64 bit support
Base frequency 3.00 GHz
L1 cache 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 1024 KB (per core)
L3 cache 25344 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 82°C
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 18
Number of threads 36
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
Transistor count 8000 million


Max memory channels 6
Maximum memory size 768 GB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666


Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 4
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability S4S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Run Sure Technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Mode-based Execute Control (MBE)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2
Speed Shift technology


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