Intel Xeon Platinum 8358 processor review

Xeon Platinum 8358 processor released by Intel; release date: 6 Apr 2021. At the time of release, the processor cost $3950. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Ice Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 32, threads - 64. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.40 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 81°C. Manufacturing process technology - 10 nm. Cache size: L1 - 2 MB, L2 - 32 MB, L3 - 48 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-3200. Maximum memory size: 6 TB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA4189. Power consumption (TDP): 250 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3781
2384
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
87767
57007
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2384
PassMark - CPU mark 57007

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Ice Lake
Launch date 6 Apr 2021
Launch price (MSRP) $3950
Place in performance rating 32
Processor Number 8358
Series 3rd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server

Performance

Base frequency 2.60 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB
L2 cache 32 MB
L3 cache 48 MB
Manufacturing process technology 10 nm
Maximum core temperature 81°C
Maximum frequency 3.40 GHz
Number of cores 32
Number of threads 64
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3

Memory

Max memory channels 8
Maximum memory size 6 TB
Supported memory frequency 3200 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Package Size 77.5mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA4189
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 250 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 64
PCI Express revision 4.0
Scalability 2S

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

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)
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)