Intel Xeon Gold 6138 vs Intel Xeon E-2186G

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6138 and Intel Xeon E-2186G processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.



Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6138

  • 14 more cores, run more applications at once: 20 vs 6
  • 28 more threads: 40 vs 12
  • 6x more maximum memory size: 768 GB vs 128 GB
  • Around 96% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 25279 vs 12908
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 20 vs 6
Number of threads 40 vs 12
Maximum memory size 768 GB vs 128 GB
PassMark - CPU mark 25279 vs 12908

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E-2186G

  • Around 27% higher clock speed: 4.70 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • Around 32% lower typical power consumption: 95 Watt vs 125 Watt
  • Around 27% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2818 vs 2223
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.70 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt vs 125 Watt
PassMark - Single thread mark 2818 vs 2223

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6138
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E-2186G

PassMark - Single thread mark
PassMark - CPU mark
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6138 Intel Xeon E-2186G
PassMark - Single thread mark 2223 2818
PassMark - CPU mark 25279 12908

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6138 Intel Xeon E-2186G


Architecture codename Skylake Coffee Lake
Launch date Q3'17 Q3'18
Place in performance rating 83 64
Processor Number 6138 E-2186G
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Intel® Xeon® E Processor
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server


Base frequency 2.00 GHz 3.80 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 86°C
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz 4.70 GHz
Number of cores 20 6
Number of threads 40 12
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
64 bit support
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3


Max memory channels 6 2
Maximum memory size 768 GB 128 GB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4-2666
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s


Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 FCLGA1151
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt 95 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1


Max number of PCIe lanes 48 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability S4S 1S Only
PCIe configurations 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX-512 Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, 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
Thermal Monitoring


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


Device ID 0x3E96
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 128 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
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2160@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5