Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M has 24 cores with 48 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 8260M

At a glance

Name: Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M
Family: Intel Xeon Platinum (89)
CPU group: Intel Xeon Platinum 8200/9200 (21)
Architecture: Cascade Lake
Technology: 14 nm
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M has 24 CPU cores and can calculate 48 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M is 2.40 GHz (3.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 24 / 48
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 24x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.40 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (24 Cores): 2.40 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to memory in 6 (Hexa Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 140.7 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-2933
140.7 GB/s
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 6 (Hexa Channel)
ECC: Yes
PCIe: 3.0 x 48
PCIe Bandwidth: 47.3 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 165 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): 165 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The Intel Xeon Platinum 8260M is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 35.75 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 3647
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 35.75 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: Q2/2019
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

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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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