Intel Xeon Gold 6254 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6146

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6254 and Intel Xeon Gold 6146 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 6254

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 18 vs 12
  • 12 more threads: 36 vs 24
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 1 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 19% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 30018 vs 25142
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 18 vs 12
Number of threads 36 vs 24
Maximum memory size 1 TB vs 768 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 30018 vs 25142

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6146

  • Around 5% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 4.00 GHz
  • Around 21% lower typical power consumption: 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2330 vs 2277
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 4.00 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2330 vs 2277

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6254
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6146

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2277
2330
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
30018
25142
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6254 Intel Xeon Gold 6146
PassMark - Single thread mark 2277 2330
PassMark - CPU mark 30018 25142
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6254 Intel Xeon Gold 6146

Essentials

Architecture codename Cascade Lake Skylake
Launch date 2 Apr 2019 Q3'17
Launch price (MSRP) $3803
Place in performance rating 18 6
Vertical segment Server Server
Processor Number 6146
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 3.10 GHz 3.20 GHz
Bus Speed 4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache 1.125 MB
L2 cache 18 MB
L3 cache 24.75 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 82 °C
Maximum frequency 4.00 GHz 4.20 GHz
Number of cores 18 12
Number of threads 36 24
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3 3
Maximum core temperature 76°C

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 6 6
Maximum memory bandwidth 131.13 GB/s
Maximum memory size 1 TB 768 GB
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4-2666

Compatibility

Sockets supported FCLGA3647 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt 165 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability 4S 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
Turbo Boost Max 3.0

Virtualization

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