Intel Xeon Gold 6126 vs Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6126 and Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 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, 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), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6126

  • Around 12% higher clock speed: 3.70 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • Around 2% higher maximum core temperature: 86°C vs 84°C
  • Around 5% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2019 vs 1922
  • Around 21% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 3997 vs 3294
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Maximum core temperature 86°C vs 84°C
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2019 vs 1922
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3997 vs 3294

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 18 vs 12
  • 12 more threads: 36 vs 24
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 1.5 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 4% lower typical power consumption: 120 Watt vs 125 Watt
  • Around 5% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 20096 vs 19223
  • Around 3% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 29615 vs 28699
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 18 vs 12
Number of threads 36 vs 24
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB vs 768 GB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt vs 125 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 20096 vs 19223
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 29615 vs 28699

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6126
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2019
1922
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
19223
20096
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
3997
3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
28699
29615
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6126 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 2019 1922
PassMark - CPU mark 19223 20096
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3997 3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 28699 29615
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 52.064
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 403.17
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.65
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 16.165
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 162.162

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6126 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Broadwell
Launch date Q3'17 Q1'16
Place in performance rating 45 33
Processor Number 6126 E5-2695V4
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server

Performance

Base frequency 2.60 GHz 2.10 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 86°C 84°C
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 12 18
Number of threads 24 36
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
64 bit support
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0

Memory

Max memory channels 6 4
Maximum memory size 768 GB 1.5 TB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400
Maximum memory bandwidth 76.8 GB/s

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm 45mm x 52.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt 120 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48 40
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability S4S 2S
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

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