Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 has 4 cores with 8 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the Intel Xeon Platinum series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 3647 socket and was released in Q2/2019.
Intel Xeon Platinum 8256

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Xeon Platinum 8256. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Xeon Platinum 8256.

Name: Intel Xeon Platinum 8256
Family: Intel Xeon Platinum
CPU group: Intel Xeon Platinum 8200/9200
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 8
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.90 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR4-2933
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 6 (Hexa Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 48
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 105 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 3647
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 16.50 MB
Architecture: Cascade Lake
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: Q2/2019
Release price: 7010 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 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.


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.

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4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
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4C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8256 Intel Xeon Platinum 8256
4C 8T @ 3.90 GHz
366
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6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
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24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
366
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24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
366
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