Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6144

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 and Intel Xeon Gold 6144 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.



Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4

  • 14 more cores, run more applications at once: 22 vs 8
  • 28 more threads: 44 vs 16
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 1536 GB vs 768 GB
Number of cores 22 vs 8
Number of threads 44 vs 16
Maximum memory size 1536 GB vs 768 GB

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6144

  • Around 14% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.7 GHz
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.7 GHz

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6144

Name Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 Intel Xeon Gold 6144
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 45.233
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 238.37
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.53
PassMark - Single thread mark 2523
PassMark - CPU mark 18656
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4818
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 30845

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E5-2696 v4 Intel Xeon Gold 6144


Architecture codename Broadwell EP Skylake
Family Xeon E5
Launch date 20 June 2016 Q3'17
Place in performance rating 21 15
Processor Number E5-2696 v4 6144
Series E5-2000 Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Vertical segment Server Server
Status Launched


64 bit support
Base frequency 2.2 GHz 3.50 GHz
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI 4800 MHz
L1 cache 1408 KB
L2 cache 5.5 MB
L3 cache 55 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.7 GHz 4.20 GHz
Number of cores 22 8
Number of threads 44 16
Operating Temperature Range -25 °C - 125 °C
Transistor count 7.2 billion
Maximum core temperature 75°C
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 4 6
Maximum memory bandwidth 71.53 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1536 GB 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2400 DDR4-2666
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz


Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt 150 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647


Max number of PCIe lanes 40 48
Number of USB ports 3.0
PCIe configurations 1x4, 1x16
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability S4S

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2
Speed Shift technology


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