Intel Xeon W-3265M processor review

Xeon W-3265M processor released by Intel; release date: 3 Jun 2019. At the time of release, the processor cost $6353. The processor is designed for workstation-computers and based on Cascade Lake microarchitecture.

CPU is locked to prevent overclocking. Maximum CPU clock speed - 4.40 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 78°C. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 1.5 MB, L2 - 24 MB, L3 - 33 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-2933. Maximum memory size: 2 TB.

Supported socket types: FCLGA3647. Power consumption (TDP): 205 Watt.


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Specifications (specs)


Architecture codename Cascade Lake
Launch date 3 Jun 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $6353
Place in performance rating 92
Processor Number W-3265M
Series Intel Xeon W Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Workstation


Base frequency 2.70 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s
L1 cache 1.5 MB
L2 cache 24 MB
L3 cache 33 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 78°C
Maximum frequency 4.40 GHz
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 0


Max memory channels 6
Maximum memory size 2 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) 205 Watt


Max number of PCIe lanes 64
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)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions 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


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