Comparison of technical characteristics between computer processors, with the Intel Core i7-5960X on one hand, and the Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 on the other hand. The first has a total of 8 cores, 16 threads, a maximum frequency of 3.5 GHz, a thermal design power of 140 W. The second has 28 cores, 56 threads, its turbo frequency reaches 3.8 GHz, its TDP is set to 410 W. The following table also allows us to compare the lithography, the number of transistors (if indicated), the amount of cache memory, the maximum RAM memory capacity, the type of memory accepted, the launch date, the maximum number of PCIe lines , the values obtained in Geekbench 4 and Cinebench R15, as well as the price.
|Processor||Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180||Intel Core i7-5960X|
|Part number(s), S-Spec||BX80671I76900K,
|Release date||Q3 2017||Q3 2014|
|Lithography||14 nm+||22 nm|
|Base frequency||2.5 GHz||3.0 GHz|
|Turbo frequency||3.8 GHz||3.5 GHz|
|Cache||38.5 MB||20 MB|
|Max memory size||768 GB||64 GB|
|Memory types||DDR4-2666||DDR4 1600/1866/2133|
|Max PCIe lanes||48||40|
|TDP||410 W||140 W|
|Socket||LGA 3647||LGA 2011-3|
|Cinebench R15 single-thread||84||140|
|Cinebench R15 multi-thread||6,580||1,393|
|PassMark single thread||2,000||1,995|
|PassMark CPU Mark||34,585||15,950|
|Geekbench 4 single-core||4,642||4,977|
|Geekbench 4 multi-core||118,496||30,781|
|Rating||3.6 / 5||4.3 / 5|
|Number of reviews||24||149|
|Amazon||Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180||Intel Core i7-5960X|
|Ebay||Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180||Intel Core i7-5960X|
Note: prices can change over time. They are not updated regularly. Shipping costs have not been integrated.
Performance comparison between the two processors, for this we are looking at the results on Geekbench 4, PassMark and Cinebench R15.
|Processeur||Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – Linux 64-bit|
|Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180|| 4 642
|Intel Core i7-5960X|| 4 977
On the single-core side, the difference is 7%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 285%.
|Processeur||PassMark – CPU Mark & single thread|
|Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180|| 2,000
|Intel Core i7-5960X|| 1,995
On PassMark, there is a difference of 0% in single-core. On the multi-core side, the gap is 117%.
|Processeur||Cinebench R15 – Score|
|Dual Intel Xeon Platinum 8180|| 84
|Intel Core i7-5960X|| 140
On this software, there is a difference of 67% in single-core. On the multi-core side, the gap reaches 372%.