Intel Xeon Gold 6146 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6154

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6146 and Intel Xeon Gold 6154 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 6146

  • Around 14% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • Around 21% lower typical power consumption: 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 12% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2510 vs 2249
  • Around 12% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 4964 vs 4419
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2510 vs 2249
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964 vs 4419

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6154

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 18 vs 12
  • 12 more threads: 36 vs 24
  • Around 8% higher maximum core temperature: 82°C vs 76°C
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 26298 vs 23014
  • Around 2% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 36691 vs 35971
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 18 vs 12
Number of threads 36 vs 24
Maximum core temperature 82°C vs 76°C
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 26298 vs 23014
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 36691 vs 35971

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6146
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6154

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2510
2249
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
23014
26298
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
4964
4419
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
35971
36691
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6146 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
PassMark - Single thread mark 2510 2249
PassMark - CPU mark 23014 26298
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964 4419
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971 36691

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6146 Intel Xeon Gold 6154

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Skylake
Launch date Q3'17 July 2017
Place in performance rating 6 10
Processor Number 6146 6154
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Price now $3,809
Value for money (0-100) 2.14

Performance

Base frequency 3.20 GHz 3.00 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C 82°C
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 12 18
Number of threads 24 36
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3 3
64 bit support
L1 cache 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 1024 KB (per core)
L3 cache 25344 KB (shared)
Transistor count 8000 million

Memory

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

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt 200 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 4

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability S4S 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® 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 2
Speed Shift technology
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)

Virtualization

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