Intel Xeon Gold 6148F vs Intel Xeon Platinum 8164

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Intel Xeon Gold 6148F CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
Intel Xeon Gold 6148F Intel Xeon Platinum 8164

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon Gold 6148F or Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 - 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 Gold 6148F has 20 cores with 40 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. Up to 768 GB of memory is supported in 6 memory channels. The Intel Xeon Gold 6148F was released in Q3/2017.

The Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 has 26 cores with 52 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. The CPU supports up to 768 GB of memory in 6 memory channels. The Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 was released in Q3/2017.
Intel Xeon Gold (163) Family Intel Xeon Platinum (89)
Intel Xeon Gold 5100/6100 (34) CPU group Intel Xeon Platinum 8100 (16)
1 Generation 1
Skylake Architecture Skylake
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon Gold 6148F has 20 CPU cores and can calculate 40 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon Gold 6148F is 2.40 GHz (3.70 GHz) while the Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 has 26 CPU cores and 52 threads can calculate simultaneously. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 is at 2.00 GHz (3.70 GHz).

Intel Xeon Gold 6148F Characteristic Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
20 Cores 26
40 Threads 52
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.40 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.70 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.60 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 Xeon Gold 6148F Characteristic Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The Intel Xeon Gold 6148F or Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 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 Xeon Gold 6148F can use up to 768 GB of memory in 6 memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 128.1 GB/s. The Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 supports up to 768 GB of memory in 6 memory channels and achieves a memory bandwidth of up to 128.1 GB/s.

Intel Xeon Gold 6148F Characteristic Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-2666
768 GB Max. Memory 768 GB
6 (Hexa Channel) Memory channels 6 (Hexa Channel)
128.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 128.1 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
28.00 MB L3 Cache 36.00 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 Xeon Gold 6148F is 160 W, while the Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 has a TDP of 150 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently.

Intel Xeon Gold 6148F Characteristic Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
160 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 150 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon Gold 6148F is manufactured in 14 nm and has 28.00 MB cache. The Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 is manufactured in 14 nm and has a 36.00 MB cache.

Intel Xeon Gold 6148F Characteristic Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
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 3647 Socket LGA 3647
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
Q3/2017 Release date Q3/2017
3100 $ Release price 6100 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon Gold 6148F (100%)
Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon Gold 6148F (89%)
Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 (100%)

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 Xeon Gold 6148F Intel Xeon Gold 6148F
20C 40T @ 3.70 GHz
161 (100%)
Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
26C 52T @ 3.70 GHz
161 (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 Xeon Gold 6148F Intel Xeon Gold 6148F
20C 40T @ 3.00 GHz
3310 (89%)
Intel Xeon Platinum 8164 Intel Xeon Platinum 8164
26C 52T @ 2.60 GHz
3720 (100%)

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