Intel Xeon Gold 6208U processor review

Xeon Gold 6208U processor released by Intel; release date: 24 Feb 2020. At the time of release, the processor cost $989. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Cascade Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 16, threads - 32. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.90 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 85°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 1 MB, L2 - 16 MB, L3 - 22 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2933. Maximum memory size: 1 TB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA3647. Power consumption (TDP): 150 Watt.


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Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Cascade Lake
Launch date 24 Feb 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $989
Place in performance rating 223
Processor Number 6208U
Series 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server


Base frequency 2.90 GHz
L1 cache 1 MB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 22 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 85°C
Maximum frequency 3.90 GHz
Number of cores 16
Number of threads 32
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 0


Max memory channels 6
Maximum memory size 1 TB
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2933


Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability 1S Only

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® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
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)