Intel Xeon Gold 6146 vs Intel Xeon W-2155

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6146 and Intel Xeon W-2155 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

  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 10
  • 4 more threads: 24 vs 20
  • Around 12% higher maximum core temperature: 76°C vs 68
  • Around 50% higher maximum memory size: 768 GB vs 512 GB
  • Around 15% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 25142 vs 21894
  • 4.5x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 4964 vs 1104
  • 3.9x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 35971 vs 9206
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 12 vs 10
Number of threads 24 vs 20
Maximum core temperature 76°C vs 68
Maximum memory size 768 GB vs 512 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 25142 vs 21894
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964 vs 1104
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971 vs 9206

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon W-2155

  • Around 7% higher clock speed: 4.50 GHz vs 4.20 GHz
  • Around 18% lower typical power consumption: 140 Watt vs 165 Watt
  • Around 6% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2479 vs 2330
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.50 GHz vs 4.20 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt vs 165 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2479 vs 2330

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6146
CPU 2: Intel Xeon W-2155

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2330
2479
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
25142
21894
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
4964
1104
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
35971
9206
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6146 Intel Xeon W-2155
PassMark - Single thread mark 2330 2479
PassMark - CPU mark 25142 21894
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964 1104
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971 9206

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6146 Intel Xeon W-2155

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Skylake
Launch date Q3'17 Q3'17
Place in performance rating 6 212
Processor Number 6146 W-2155
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Intel® Xeon® W Processor
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server

Performance

Base frequency 3.20 GHz 3.30 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C 68
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz 4.50 GHz
Number of cores 12 10
Number of threads 24 20
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3 0
64 bit support
Bus Speed 0 GT/s QPI
Number of QPI Links 0

Memory

Max memory channels 6 4
Maximum memory size 768 GB 512 GB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400/2666
Maximum memory bandwidth 85.3 GB/s

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm 45mm x 52.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 FCLGA2066
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt 140 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability S4S 1S Only
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® 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® 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
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)