Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L has 28 cores with 56 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 Q3/2019. The Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L scores 1,128 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 21,508 points.
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L

At a glance

Name: Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
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 8280L has 28 CPU cores and can calculate 56 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L is 2.70 GHz (4.00 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 28 / 56
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 28x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (28 Cores): 2.70 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 4608 GB 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: 4608 GB
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 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 Platinum 8280L 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 38.50 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: 38.50 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: Q3/2019
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: Technical data sheet

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Benchmark results

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Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1041
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 AMD Ryzen 5 2600
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
1040
Intel Core i7-7660U Intel Core i7-7660U
2C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1040
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
1037
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
4C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
1037
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1950X
16C 32T @ 4.00 GHz
1035
AMD Ryzen 5 4680U AMD Ryzen 5 4680U
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
1033

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
64355
AMD EPYC 7763 AMD EPYC 7763
64C 128T @ 3.20 GHz
61455
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5975WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5975WX
32C 64T @ 4.00 GHz
53977
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 2.70 GHz
49876
AMD EPYC 7702P AMD EPYC 7702P
64C 128T @ 2.50 GHz
49035
AMD EPYC 7702 AMD EPYC 7702
64C 128T @ 2.50 GHz
49035
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3970X
32C 64T @ 3.80 GHz
44502

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 Platinum 8280 Intel Xeon Platinum 8280
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
1130
Intel Xeon Gold 5218R Intel Xeon Gold 5218R
20C 40T @ 4.00 GHz
1129
Intel Xeon Gold 5220R Intel Xeon Gold 5220R
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
1129
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
1128
Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y Intel Xeon Platinum 8260Y
24C 48T @ 3.90 GHz
1128
Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5 Intel Xeon E3-1230 v5
4C 8T @ 3.80 GHz
1128
Intel Xeon Gold 6246R Intel Xeon Gold 6246R
16C 32T @ 4.10 GHz
1127

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 Gold 6258R Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
28C 56T @ 3.00 GHz
21745
Intel Core i9-14900HX Intel Core i9-14900HX
24C 32T @ 2.20 GHz
21560
Intel Xeon Gold 6336Y Intel Xeon Gold 6336Y
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
21549
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 2.70 GHz
21508
AMD EPYC 7402 AMD EPYC 7402
24C 48T @ 3.20 GHz
21494
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3960X
24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
21436
Intel Xeon Gold 6238R Intel Xeon Gold 6238R
28C 56T @ 2.40 GHz
21433

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
384
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X AMD Ryzen 7 1800X
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
381
Intel Core i5-6600 Intel Core i5-6600
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
381
Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L Intel Xeon Platinum 8280L
28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
378
Intel Xeon Platinum 8270 Intel Xeon Platinum 8270
26C 52T @ 4.00 GHz
378
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24C 48T @ 4.00 GHz
378
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28C 56T @ 4.00 GHz
378

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