Intel Xeon W-2123 vs Intel Xeon W-2135

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Intel Xeon W-2123 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon W-2135
Intel Xeon W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2135

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Xeon W-2123 and the Intel Xeon W-2135 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Xeon W-2123 4 core processor released in Q3/2017 with the Intel Xeon W-2135 which has 6 CPU cores and was introduced in Q3/2017.
Intel Xeon W (83) Family Intel Xeon W (83)
Intel Xeon W-2100/3100 (15) CPU group Intel Xeon W-2100/3100 (15)
6 Generation 6
Skylake W Architecture Skylake W
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
Intel Xeon W-2223 Successor Intel Xeon W-2235

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon W-2123 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz). The processor can compute 8 threads at the same time. The Intel Xeon W-2135 clocks with 3.70 GHz (4.50 GHz), has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel.

Intel Xeon W-2123 Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2135
4 Cores 6
8 Threads 12
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.70 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.50 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.20 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 W-2123 Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2135
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

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

Up to 512 GB of memory in a maximum of 4 memory channels is supported by the Intel Xeon W-2123, while the Intel Xeon W-2135 supports a maximum of 512 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 85.4 GB/s enabled.

Intel Xeon W-2123 Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2135
DDR4-2666 Memory DDR4-2666
512 GB Max. Memory 512 GB
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
85.4 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 85.4 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
8.25 MB L3 Cache 8.25 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
48 PCIe lanes 48
47.3 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 47.3 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Xeon W-2123 has a TDP of 120 W. The TDP of the Intel Xeon W-2135 is 140 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Xeon W-2123 Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2135
120 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 140 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon W-2123 has 8.25 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of Intel Xeon W-2135 is at 8.25 MB. The processor is manufactured in 14 nm.

Intel Xeon W-2123 Characteristic Intel Xeon W-2135
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, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2017 Release date Q3/2017
294 $ Release price 835 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon W-2123 (87%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
Intel Xeon W-2123 (61%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 (100%)

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 W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1042 (87%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1196 (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 W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
4463 (62%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
7254 (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 W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
1244 (87%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1422 (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 W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
4604 (65%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
7084 (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 Xeon W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
8506 (60%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
14244 (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 W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
166 (86%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
193 (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 W-2123 Intel Xeon W-2123
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
805 (58%)
Intel Xeon W-2135 Intel Xeon W-2135
6C 12T @ 4.20 GHz
1382 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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