Intel Xeon Gold 6144 vs Intel Xeon 5120

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6144 and Intel Xeon 5120 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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6144

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 8 vs 2
  • Around 126% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 1.86 GHz
  • Around 15% higher maximum core temperature: 75°C vs 65°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 65 nm
  • 3.4x better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2521 vs 752
  • 25x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 19557 vs 783
  • Around 32% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 4818 vs 3655
  • Around 20% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 30845 vs 25615
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 8 vs 2
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 1.86 GHz
Maximum core temperature 75°C vs 65°C
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 65 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2521 vs 752
PassMark - CPU mark 19557 vs 783
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4818 vs 3655
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 30845 vs 25615

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon 5120

  • 2.3x lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 150 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 150 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6144
CPU 2: Intel Xeon 5120

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2521
752
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
19557
783
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
4818
3655
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
30845
25615
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6144 Intel Xeon 5120
PassMark - Single thread mark 2521 752
PassMark - CPU mark 19557 783
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4818 3655
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 30845 25615

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6144 Intel Xeon 5120

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Woodcrest
Launch date Q3'17 June 2006
Place in performance rating 9 201
Processor Number 6144 5120
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Legacy Intel® Xeon® Processors
Status Launched Discontinued
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $45
Price now $1,628.48
Value for money (0-100) 0.23

Performance

Base frequency 3.50 GHz 1.86 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 65 nm
Maximum core temperature 75°C 65°C
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz 1.86 GHz
Number of cores 8 2
Number of threads 16
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
64 bit support
Bus Speed 1066 MHz FSB
Die size 143 mm2
L2 cache 4096 KB
Transistor count 291 million
VID voltage range B2=1.0V-1.5V, G0=.85V-1.5V

Memory

Max memory channels 6
Maximum memory size 768 GB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR2

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 LGA771
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt 65 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Scenario Design Power (SDP) 0 W

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability S4S

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
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
FSB parity
Idle States
Intel® Demand Based Switching
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)