Intel Core i9-7980XE vs Intel Xeon Platinum 8260

Physical Specifications

Socket Intel Socket 2066 Intel Socket 3647
Foundry Intel Intel
Process size 14 nm 14 nm
Transistors unknown 8,000 million
Die size unknown unknown
Package FC-LGA2066 FC-LGA3647


Frequency 2.6 GHz 2.4 GHz
Turbo clock up to 4.4 GHz up to 3.9 GHz
Base clock 100 MHz 100 MHz
Multiplier 26.0x 24.0x
Multiplier unlocked Yes No
TDP 165 W 165 W

Architecture Details

Vertical Segment Desktop Server/Workstation
Production status Active unknown
Release date Sep 1st, 2017 Dec 11th, 2018
Codename Skylake-X Cascade Lake-SP
Generation Core i9 Extreme Xeon Platinum
Part unknown SRF9HCD8069504201101
Memory support DDR4 Quad-channel DDR4
ECC memory No Yes
PCI Express Gen 3


Total Cores 18 24
Total Threads 36 48
SMP # CPUs 1 8
Integrated graphics


Cache L1 64K (per core) 64K (per core)
Cache L2 1MB (per core) 1MB (per core)
Cache L3 24.75MB (shared) 35.75MB (shared)


Notes This processor comes with an unlocked BCLK multiplier, allowing users to set the multiplier value higher than shipped value, to facilitate better overclocking.

Features & Technologies

AES-NI Yes Yes
AVX Yes Yes
AVX-512 Yes
AVX2 Yes Yes
BMI1 Yes Yes
BMI2 Yes Yes
Boost 2.0 Yes
Boost 3.0 Yes
EIST Yes Yes
F16C Yes Yes
FMA3 Yes Yes
HTT Yes Yes
Intel 64 Yes Yes
MMX Yes Yes
SSE Yes Yes
SSE2 Yes Yes
SSE3 Yes Yes
SSE4.2 Yes Yes
SSSE3 Yes Yes
TXT Yes Yes
VT-d Yes Yes
VT-x Yes Yes
XD bit Yes Yes
vPro Yes
x8 SDDC Yes


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