HiSilicon Kirin 960 vs. Intel Xeon Gold 6256

CPU comparison with benchmarks


HiSilicon Kirin 960 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon Gold 6256
HiSilicon Kirin 960 Intel Xeon Gold 6256
HiSilicon Kirin Family Intel Xeon Gold
HiSilicon Kirin 960 CPU group Intel Xeon Gold 5200/6200
5 Generation 2
Cortex-A73 / Cortex-A53 Architecture Cascade Lake
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 12
8 Threads 24
1.80 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 4.50 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 4.20 GHz
hybrid (big.LITTLE) Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

ARM Mali-G71 MP8 GPU no iGPU
0.90 GHz GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
Bifrost 1 GPU Generation
16 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
8 Execution units
256 Shader
2 GB Max. GPU Memory
11 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode / Encode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
Decode / Encode Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

LPDDR4-1600 Memory DDR4-2933
6 GB Max. Memory 1024 GB
2 Memory channels 6
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 33.00 MB
PCIe version 3.0
PCIe lanes 48

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

5 W TDP (PL1) 205 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 76 °C

Technical detailsTechnical details

16 nm Technology 14 nm
ARMv8-A64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
N/A Socket LGA 3647
None Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Q4/2016 Release date Q1/2020
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
8x 1.80 GHz (2.40 GHz)
381 (100%)
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Intel Xeon Gold 6256 Intel Xeon Gold 6256
12x 3.60 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
8x 1.80 GHz (2.40 GHz)
1491 (100%)
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Intel Xeon Gold 6256 Intel Xeon Gold 6256
12x 3.60 GHz (4.50 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.

HiSilicon Kirin 960 HiSilicon Kirin 960
ARM Mali-G71 MP8 @ 0.90 GHz
245 (100%)
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Intel Xeon Gold 6256 Intel Xeon Gold 6256
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0 (0%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

HiSilicon Kirin 960 Intel Xeon Gold 6256
Huawei Honor 8 Pro
Huawei Honor 9
Huawei Mate 9
Huawei Mate 9 Pro
Huawei Mate 9 Porsche
Huawei MediaPad M5
Huawei Nova 2s
Huawei P10
Unknown

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