Intel Xeon W-3265 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6154

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon W-3265 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 W-3265

  • CPU is newer: launch date 1 year(s) 11 month(s) later
  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 24 vs 18
  • 12 more threads: 48 vs 36
  • Around 19% higher clock speed: 4.40 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • Around 33% more L1 cache; more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • Around 33% more L2 cache; more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 33% more L3 cache; more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 33% higher maximum memory size: 1 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2342 vs 2122
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 32235 vs 27722
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 3 Jun 2019 vs July 2017
Number of cores 24 vs 18
Number of threads 48 vs 36
Maximum frequency 4.40 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
L1 cache 1.5 MB vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 24 MB vs 1024 KB (per core)
L3 cache 33 MB vs 25344 KB (shared)
Maximum memory size 1 TB vs 768 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2342 vs 2122
PassMark - CPU mark 32235 vs 27722

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6154

  • Around 3% lower typical power consumption: 200 Watt vs 205 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt vs 205 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon W-3265
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6154

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2342
2122
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
32235
27722
Name Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
PassMark - Single thread mark 2342 2122
PassMark - CPU mark 32235 27722
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4419
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 36691

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon Gold 6154

Essentials

Architecture codename Cascade Lake Skylake
Launch date 3 Jun 2019 July 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $3349
Place in performance rating 12 7
Processor Number W-3265 6154
Vertical segment Server Server
Price now $3,809
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 2.14

Performance

Base frequency 2.70 GHz 3.00 GHz
L1 cache 1.5 MB 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 24 MB 1024 KB (per core)
L3 cache 33 MB 25344 KB (shared)
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 78 °C
Maximum frequency 4.40 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 24 18
Number of threads 48 36
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 0 3
64 bit support
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 82°C
Transistor count 8000 million

Memory

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

Compatibility

Sockets supported FCLGA3647 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 205 Watt 200 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 4
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 64 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
Scalability 1S Only 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 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
Speed Shift technology
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2

Virtualization

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