Intel Xeon Gold 6146 vs Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6146 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 6146

  • Around 27% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • Around 34% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2508 vs 1871
  • Around 29% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 24126 vs 18723
  • Around 51% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 4964 vs 3294
  • Around 21% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 35971 vs 29615
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2508 vs 1871
PassMark - CPU mark 24126 vs 18723
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964 vs 3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971 vs 29615

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
  • Around 11% higher maximum core temperature: 84°C vs 76°C
  • 2x more maximum memory size: 1.5 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 38% lower typical power consumption: 120 Watt vs 165 Watt
Number of cores 18 vs 12
Number of threads 36 vs 24
Maximum core temperature 84°C vs 76°C
Maximum memory size 1.5 TB vs 768 GB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt vs 165 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6146
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2508
1871
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
24126
18723
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
4964
3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
35971
29615
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6146 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 2508 1871
PassMark - CPU mark 24126 18723
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964 3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971 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 6146 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Broadwell
Launch date Q3'17 Q1'16
Place in performance rating 6 21
Processor Number 6146 E5-2695V4
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server

Performance

Base frequency 3.20 GHz 2.10 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C 84°C
Maximum frequency 4.20 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) 165 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)