Intel Xeon Gold 6346 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Xeon Gold 6346 has 16 cores with 32 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the Intel Xeon Gold series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 4189 socket and was released in Q2/2021. The Intel Xeon Gold 6346 scores 1,233 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 15,244 points.
Intel Xeon Gold 6346

At a glance

Name: Intel Xeon Gold 6346
Family: Intel Xeon Gold (163)
CPU group: Intel Xeon Gold 5300/6300 (21)
Architecture: Ice Lake
Technology: 10 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon Gold 6346 has 16 CPU cores and can calculate 32 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon Gold 6346 is 3.10 GHz (3.60 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 16 / 32
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 16x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (16 Cores): 3.60 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 6144 GB memory in 8 (Octa Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 204.8 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-3200
204.8 GB/s
Max. Memory: 6144 GB
Memory channels: 8 (Octa Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 4.0 x 64
PCIe Bandwidth: 126.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 205 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 205 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon Gold 6346 is made in 10 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 36.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 10 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 4189
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 36.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Release date: Q2/2021
Release price: 2300 $
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Xeon Gold 6346 have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 6342 Intel Xeon Gold 6342
24C 48T @ 3.50 GHz
1238
Intel Xeon Gold 6244 Intel Xeon Gold 6244
8C 16T @ 4.40 GHz
1235
AMD Ryzen 9 3900 AMD Ryzen 9 3900
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
1234
Intel Xeon Gold 6346 Intel Xeon Gold 6346
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
1233
AMD Ryzen 5 5625C AMD Ryzen 5 5625C
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
1231
Intel Xeon W-2155 Intel Xeon W-2155
10C 20T @ 4.50 GHz
1230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
8C 8T @ 3.00 GHz
1229

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.
AMD EPYC 7352 AMD EPYC 7352
24C 48T @ 2.70 GHz
15345
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5945WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5945WX
12C 24T @ 4.30 GHz
15324
Intel Xeon Gold 6248 Intel Xeon Gold 6248
20C 40T @ 3.00 GHz
15277
Intel Xeon Gold 6346 Intel Xeon Gold 6346
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
15244
Apple M3 Pro (12-CPU 18-GPU) Apple M3 Pro (12-CPU 18-GPU)
12C 12T @ 3.80 GHz
15235
Intel Xeon Gold 6209U Intel Xeon Gold 6209U
20C 40T @ 2.50 GHz
15089
Intel Core i7-12700KF Intel Core i7-12700KF
12C 20T @ 4.70 GHz
14992

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 6248R Intel Xeon Gold 6248R
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
38612
Intel Core i5-13600K Intel Core i5-13600K
14C 20T @ 5.10 GHz
38449
Intel Core i5-13600KF Intel Core i5-13600KF
14C 20T @ 5.10 GHz
38449
Intel Xeon Gold 6346 Intel Xeon Gold 6346
16C 32T @ 3.60 GHz
37728
Intel Xeon Gold 5320 Intel Xeon Gold 5320
26C 52T @ 2.60 GHz
37571
Intel Core i7-14700HX Intel Core i7-14700HX
20C 28T @ 2.10 GHz
37560
Intel Xeon Gold 6238R Intel Xeon Gold 6238R
28C 56T @ 2.40 GHz
37522

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