Intel Core i9-10900X vs Intel Xeon W-2245

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i9-10900X CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon W-2245
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Xeon W-2245

CPU comparison

Intel Core i9-10900X or Intel Xeon W-2245 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Core i9-10900X has 10 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.70 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 4 memory channels. The Intel Core i9-10900X was released in Q4/2019.

The Intel Xeon W-2245 has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.70 GHz. The CPU supports up to 1024 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The Intel Xeon W-2245 was released in Q4/2019.
Intel Core i9 (78) Family Intel Xeon W (83)
Intel Core i 10000X (4) CPU group Intel Xeon W-2200/3200 (17)
10 Generation 7
Cascade Lake Architecture Cascade Lake W
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Core i9-9900X Predecessor Intel Xeon W-2145
-- Successor Intel Xeon w5-2445

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i9-10900X has 10 CPU cores and can calculate 20 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i9-10900X is 3.70 GHz (4.70 GHz) while the Intel Xeon W-2245 has 8 CPU cores and 16 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon W-2245 is at 3.90 GHz (4.70 GHz).

Intel Core i9-10900X Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2245
10 Cores 8
20 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
3.70 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
4.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.70 GHz
4.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.50 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

Intel Core i9-10900X Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2245
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Core i9-10900X or Intel Xeon W-2245 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Core i9-10900X can use up to 256 GB of memory in 4 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 93.8 GB/s. The Intel Xeon W-2245 supports up to 1024 GB of memory in 4 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 93.8 GB/s.

Intel Core i9-10900X Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2245
DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-2933
256 GB Max. Memory 1024 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
93.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 93.8 GB/s
No ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
19.25 MB L3 Cache 16.50 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
48 PCIe lanes 48
47.3 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 47.3 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the Intel Core i9-10900X is 165 W, while the Intel Xeon W-2245 has a TDP of 155 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Core i9-10900X Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2245
165 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 155 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
94 °C Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Core i9-10900X is manufactured in 14 nm and has 19.25 MB cache. The Intel Xeon W-2245 is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 16.50 MB cache.

Intel Core i9-10900X Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2245
14 nm Technology 14 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
LGA 2066 Socket LGA 2066
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q4/2019 Release date Q4/2019
590 $ Release price 667 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i9-10900X (92%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i9-10900X (98%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 (91%)

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.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1171 (92%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1268 (100%)

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.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
10651 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
10028 (94%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1445 (89%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
1623 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
8727 (93%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
9368 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
22510 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
19482 (87%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
198 (94%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
210 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
2358 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
1972 (84%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
1143 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
14301 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
135.4 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Core i9-10900X
10C 20T @ 3.70 GHz
5948 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-2245 Intel Xeon W-2245
8C 16T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Core i9-10900X Intel Xeon W-2245
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