Intel Xeon W-10885M vs Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon W-10885M and Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, 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.



Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon W-10885M

  • Around 83% higher clock speed: 5.30 GHz vs 2.90 GHz
  • Around 10% higher maximum core temperature: 100°C vs 91
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 22 nm
  • 2.3x lower typical power consumption: 45 Watt vs 105 Watt
Maximum frequency 5.30 GHz vs 2.90 GHz
Maximum core temperature 100°C vs 91
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 22 nm
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 45 Watt vs 105 Watt

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 8
  • 8 more threads: 24 vs 16
  • 6x more maximum memory size: 768 GB vs 128 GB
Number of cores 12 vs 8
Number of threads 24 vs 16
Maximum memory size 768 GB vs 128 GB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon W-10885M
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

Name Intel Xeon W-10885M Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3
PassMark - Single thread mark 3004
PassMark - CPU mark 17273
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2959
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20447

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon W-10885M Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3


Architecture codename Comet Lake Haswell
Launch date 13 May 2020 Q1'15
Launch price (MSRP) $623
Place in performance rating 55 66
Processor Number W-10885M E5-2658AV3
Series Intel Xeon W Processor Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Family
Status Launched Launched
Vertical segment Mobile Embedded


64 bit support
Base frequency 2.40 GHz 2.20 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s 9.6 GT/s QPI
L1 cache 512 KB
L2 cache 2 MB
L3 cache 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 22 nm
Maximum core temperature 100°C 91
Maximum frequency 5.30 GHz 2.90 GHz
Number of cores 8 12
Number of threads 16 24
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0.65V–1.30V


Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 45.8 GB/s 68 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2933 DDR4 1600/1866/2133


Device ID 0x9BF6
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.25 GHz
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Processor graphics Intel UHD Graphics

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2304@30Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5


Configurable TDP-down 35 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Package Size 42mm x 28mm 52.5mm x 45mm
Sockets supported FCBGA1440 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 45 Watt 105 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available


Max number of PCIe lanes 16 40
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
PCIe configurations Up to 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.1, Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX2 Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
Intel® Thermal Velocity Boost
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit


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