Intel Xeon W-2295 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6128

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon W-2295 and Intel Xeon Gold 6128 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.



Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon W-2295

  • 12 more cores, run more applications at once: 18 vs 6
  • 24 more threads: 36 vs 12
  • Around 24% higher clock speed: 4.60 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 1 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 23% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2756 vs 2247
  • 2.2x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 31881 vs 14273
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 18 vs 6
Number of threads 36 vs 12
Maximum frequency 4.60 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
Maximum memory size 1 TB vs 768 GB
PassMark - Single thread mark 2756 vs 2247
PassMark - CPU mark 31881 vs 14273

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6128

  • Around 21% higher maximum core temperature: 74°C vs 61°C
  • Around 43% lower typical power consumption: 115 Watt vs 165 Watt
Maximum core temperature 74°C vs 61°C
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 115 Watt vs 165 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon W-2295
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6128

PassMark - Single thread mark
PassMark - CPU mark
Name Intel Xeon W-2295 Intel Xeon Gold 6128
PassMark - Single thread mark 2756 2247
PassMark - CPU mark 31881 14273
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4516
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 22261

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon W-2295 Intel Xeon Gold 6128


Architecture codename Cascade Lake Skylake
Launch date 7 Oct 2019 Q3'17
Launch price (MSRP) $1333
Place in performance rating 52 54
Processor Number W-2295 6128
Series Intel Xeon W Processor Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Workstation Server


64 bit support
Base frequency 3.00 GHz 3.40 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s
L1 cache 1152 KB
L2 cache 18 MB
L3 cache 24.75 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 61°C 74°C
Maximum frequency 4.60 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 18 6
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 36 12
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 0 3


Max memory channels 4 6
Maximum memory bandwidth 93.85 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1 TB 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 2933 DDR4-2666
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz


Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2066 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt 115 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available


Max number of PCIe lanes 48 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 1S Only S4S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot
Intel® Run Sure Technology
Mode-based Execute Control (MBE)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX, Intel AVX2, Intel AVX-512 Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2 2
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring
Intel® TSX-NI


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