Intel Xeon Platinum 8170 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6142

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Platinum 8170 and Intel Xeon Gold 6142 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Platinum 8170

  • 10 more cores, run more applications at once: 26 vs 16
  • 20 more threads: 52 vs 32
  • Around 5% higher maximum core temperature: 89°C vs 85°C
  • Around 5% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 4221 vs 4001
  • Around 4% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 33793 vs 32370
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 26 vs 16
Number of threads 52 vs 32
Maximum core temperature 89°C vs 85°C
Benchmarks
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4221 vs 4001
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 33793 vs 32370

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6142

  • Around 10% lower typical power consumption: 150 Watt vs 165 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 150 Watt vs 165 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Platinum 8170
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6142

Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
4221
4001
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
33793
32370
Name Intel Xeon Platinum 8170 Intel Xeon Gold 6142
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4221 4001
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 33793 32370

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Platinum 8170 Intel Xeon Gold 6142

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Skylake
Launch date Q3'17 Q3'17
Place in performance rating 2 4
Processor Number 8170 6142
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Server Server

Performance

Base frequency 2.10 GHz 2.60 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 89°C 85°C
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 26 16
Number of threads 52 32
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3 3

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 150 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability S8S 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

Virtualization

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