Intel Xeon Silver 4209T vs Intel Core i7-3667U

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Intel Xeon Silver 4209T CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i7-3667U
Intel Xeon Silver 4209T Intel Core i7-3667U

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon Silver 4209T or Intel Core i7-3667U - 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 Silver 4209T has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. Up to 1024 GB of memory is supported in 6 memory channels. The Intel Xeon Silver 4209T was released in Q2/2019.

The Intel Core i7-3667U has 2 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-3667U was released in Q2/2012.
Intel Xeon Silver (32) Family Intel Core i7 (298)
Intel Xeon Silver 4200 (11) CPU group Intel Core i 3000U (12)
2 Generation 3
Cascade Lake Architecture Ivy Bridge U
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
Intel Xeon Silver 4109T Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon Silver 4209T is a 8 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.20 GHz (3.20 GHz). The Intel Core i7-3667U has 2 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.00 GHz (3.20 GHz).

Intel Xeon Silver 4209T Characteristic Intel Core i7-3667U
8 Cores 2
16 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.20 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
3.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.20 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.00 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 Silver 4209T Characteristic Intel Core i7-3667U
-- 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 Intel HD Graphics 4000
GPU frequency 0.35 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 1.15 GHz
-- GPU Generation 7
Technology 22 nm
Max. displays 3
-- Compute units 16
-- Shader 128
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
-- DirectX Version 11.0

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 HD Graphics 4000
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC Decode / Encode
No Codec VC-1 Decode
No Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIe

The Intel Xeon Silver 4209T supports a maximum of 1024 GB of memory in 6 memory channels. The Intel Core i7-3667U can connect up to 32 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

Intel Xeon Silver 4209T Characteristic Intel Core i7-3667U
DDR4-2400 Memory DDR3L-1333, DDR3L-1600, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
1024 GB Max. Memory 32 GB
6 (Hexa Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
115.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 25.6 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
11.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
48 PCIe lanes 16
47.3 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 8.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The Intel Xeon Silver 4209T has a TDP of 70 W, that of the Intel Core i7-3667U is 17 W.

Intel Xeon Silver 4209T Characteristic Intel Core i7-3667U
70 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 17 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon Silver 4209T has a 11.00 MB cache, while the Intel Core i7-3667U cache has a total of 4.00 MB.

Intel Xeon Silver 4209T Characteristic Intel Core i7-3667U
14 nm Technology 22 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, AVX
LGA 3647 Socket BGA 1023
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q2/2019 Release date Q2/2012
501 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon Silver 4209T (100%)
Intel Core i7-3667U (71%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon Silver 4209T (100%)
Intel Core i7-3667U (21%)

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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
889 (100%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
628 (71%)

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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
6354 (100%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1328 (21%)

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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
11087 (100%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2382 (21%)

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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
588 (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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1218 (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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
202 (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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
8C 16T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
420 (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 Silver 4209T Intel Xeon Silver 4209T
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Core i7-3667U Intel Core i7-3667U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.15 GHz
294 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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