Intel Xeon Gold 6226R processor review

Xeon Gold 6226R processor released by Intel; release date: 24 Feb 2020. At the time of release, the processor cost $1300 - $1306. 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, L3 - 22 MB.

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

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

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3195
2173
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
80664
26842
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2173
PassMark - CPU mark 26842

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Cascade Lake
Launch date 24 Feb 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $1300 - $1306
Place in performance rating 107
Processor Number 6226R
Series 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server

Performance

Base frequency 2.90 GHz
Front-side bus (FSB) 16 MB
L1 cache 1 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 2

Memory

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

Compatibility

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

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability 2S

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

Virtualization

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