Intel Xeon W-1270P processor review

Xeon W-1270P processor released by Intel; release date: 1 Apr 2020. At the time of release, the processor cost $428 - $431. The processor is designed for workstation-computers and based on Comet Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Total number of cores - 8, threads - 16. Maximum CPU clock speed - 5.10 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 100°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L3 - 16 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2933. Maximum memory size: 128 GB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA1200. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 1. Power consumption (TDP): 125 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics Intel UHD Graphics P630 with the following parameters: maximum video memory size - 64 GB.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3261
3104
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
88673
18079
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 3104
PassMark - CPU mark 18079

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 Comet Lake
Launch date 1 Apr 2020
Launch price (MSRP) $428 - $431
Place in performance rating 47
Processor Number W-1270P
Series Intel Xeon W Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Workstation

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.80 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s
L3 cache 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C
Maximum frequency 5.10 GHz
Number of cores 8
Number of threads 16

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Maximum memory bandwidth 45.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2933

Graphics

Device ID 0x9BC6
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 64 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

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Configurable TDP-down 95 Watt
Configurable TDP-down Frequency 3.50 GHz
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1200
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2015D

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

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® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
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)