Intel Xeon D-1749NT vs Intel Atom C3958

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Intel Xeon D-1749NT CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Atom C3958
Intel Xeon D-1749NT Intel Atom C3958

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon D-1749NT or Intel Atom C3958 - 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 Xeon D-1749NT has 10 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.50 GHz. Up to 256 GB of memory is supported in 2 memory channels. The Intel Xeon D-1749NT was released in Q1/2022.

The Intel Atom C3958 has 16 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Atom C3958 was released in Q3/2017.
Intel Xeon D (79) Family Intel Atom (108)
Intel Xeon D-1700 (20) CPU group Intel Atom C3000 (20)
4 Generation 5
Ice Lake Architecture Denverton
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon D-1749NT is a 10 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.00 GHz (3.50 GHz). The Intel Atom C3958 has 16 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz.

Intel Xeon D-1749NT Characteristic Intel Atom C3958
10 Cores 16
20 Threads 16
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
3.00 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
3.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

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 Xeon D-1749NT Characteristic Intel Atom C3958
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

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 Xeon D-1749NT supports a maximum of 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Atom C3958 can connect up to 256 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Xeon D-1749NT Characteristic Intel Atom C3958
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-2400
256 GB Max. Memory 256 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
42.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
15.00 MB L2 Cache 16.00 MB
-- L3 Cache --
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 16
31.5 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 15.8 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Xeon D-1749NT has a TDP of 90 W, that of the Intel Atom C3958 is 31 W.

Intel Xeon D-1749NT Characteristic Intel Atom C3958
90 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 31 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Xeon D-1749NT has a 15.00 MB cache, while the Intel Atom C3958 cache has a total of 16.00 MB.

Intel Xeon D-1749NT Characteristic Intel Atom C3958
10 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
BGA 2227 Socket BGA 1310
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2022 Release date Q3/2017
1189 $ Release price 449 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon D-1749NT (100%)
Intel Atom C3958 (32%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon D-1749NT (100%)
Intel Atom C3958 (47%)

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 Xeon D-1749NT Intel Xeon D-1749NT
10C 20T @ 3.50 GHz
1045 (100%)
Intel Atom C3958 Intel Atom C3958
16C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
332 (32%)

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 Xeon D-1749NT Intel Xeon D-1749NT
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
8820 (100%)
Intel Atom C3958 Intel Atom C3958
16C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
4134 (47%)

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 Xeon D-1749NT Intel Xeon D-1749NT
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Atom C3958 Intel Atom C3958
16C 16T @ 2.00 GHz
4281 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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