Intel Xeon Gold 6210U vs Intel Core i7-9700K

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Intel Xeon Gold 6210U CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-9700K
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Core i7-9700K

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U or Intel Core i7-9700K - 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 6210U has 20 cores with 40 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.90 GHz. Up to 1024 GB of memory is supported in 6 memory channels. The Intel Xeon Gold 6210U was released in Q2/2019.

The Intel Core i7-9700K has 8 cores with 8 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.90 GHz. The CPU supports up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-9700K was released in Q4/2018.
Intel Xeon Gold (163) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Xeon Gold 5200/6200 (55) CPU group Intel Core i 9000 (34)
2 Generation 9
Cascade Lake Architecture Coffee Lake S Refresh
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor Intel Core i7-8700K
-- Successor Intel Core i7-10700K

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon Gold 6210U is a 20 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.50 GHz (3.90 GHz). The Intel Core i7-9700K has 8 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 3.60 GHz (4.90 GHz).

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Characteristic Intel Core i7-9700K
20 Cores 8
40 Threads 8
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
2.50 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.90 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.60 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Characteristic Intel Core i7-9700K
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 Intel UHD Graphics 630
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.20 GHz
-- GPU Generation 9.5
Technology 14 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 24
-- Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 64 GB
-- DirectX Version 12

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 Intel UHD Graphics 630
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Xeon Gold 6210U supports a maximum of 1024 GB of memory in 6 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-9700K can connect up to 128 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Characteristic Intel Core i7-9700K
DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-2666
1024 GB Max. Memory 128 GB
6 (Hexa Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
140.7 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 42.7 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
27.50 MB L3 Cache 12.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
48 PCIe lanes 16
47.3 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 Gold 6210U has a TDP of 150 W, that of the Intel Core i7-9700K is 95 W.

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Characteristic Intel Core i7-9700K
150 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Xeon Gold 6210U has a 27.50 MB cache, while the Intel Core i7-9700K cache has a total of 12.00 MB.

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Characteristic Intel Core i7-9700K
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
LGA 3647 Socket LGA 1151-2
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, Windows 11, Linux
Q2/2019 Release date Q4/2018
1500 $ Release price 520 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U (86%)
Intel Core i7-9700K (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U (100%)
Intel Core i7-9700K (48%)

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 Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
1124 (86%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
1302 (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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
16392 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
7421 (45%)

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 Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
28921 (100%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
14555 (50%)

Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
74 (100%)

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
532 (100%)

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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
1336 (100%)

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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
10326 (100%)

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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
1589 (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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
7361 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
481 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
3656 (100%)

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.
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.20 GHz
461 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
134 (100%)

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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
217.1 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
549 (100%)

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 Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
4167 (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 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 3.90 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.90 GHz
214 (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 6210U Intel Xeon Gold 6210U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-9700K Intel Core i7-9700K
8C 8T @ 4.60 GHz
1520 (100%)

Devices using this processor

Intel Xeon Gold 6210U Intel Core i7-9700K
Unknown Memory PC Intel i7-9700K
Memory PC Aufrüst-Kit Bundle i7-9700K
Megaport High End Gaming-PC Intel Core i7-9700K

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