Product Brief: Intel® Xeon® W-3300 Processors

Key Features

  • New Processor Core Architecture

  • Built-in AI Acceleration

  • Enterprise-Grade Security

  • Up to 4TB DDR4-3200 8-Channel Memory

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Uncompromising Performance for Expert Workstation Users

Built for advanced workstation professionals, Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors offer uncompromised performance, expanded platform capabilities, and enterprise-grade security and reliability in a single-socket solution.

These processors are built for next-gen professional applications with heavily threaded, I/O-intensive workloads across artificial intelligence (AI) architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), and media and entertainment (M&E). With new processor core architecture to transform efficiency and advanced technologies to support data integrity, Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors are equipped to deliver uncompromising workstation performance.

Uncompromising Performance

Intel® Xeon® W-3365 Processor versus AMD Threadripper Pro 3975WX Processor

  • Up to 27% faster Product Development Workloads1
  • Up to 47% faster Energy, Oil and Gas Workloads2
  • Up to 10% faster General Operations Workloads3

Intelligent Engineering

Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors feature a NEW processor core architecture.

  • NEW Up to 4TB DDR4-3200 8-channel memory support
  • NEW Increased core count: up to 38
  • NEW Increased cache size: up to 1.5MB per core
  • Up to 4.0 GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.04

Advanced Accelerators

Push the frontiers of AI and data science with accelerated performance from Intel® Deep Learning Boost5, and Intel® AVX-512.6

Intel® AVX-512 (Advanced Vector Extensions) is a set of new instructions that can accelerate performance for workloads such as scientific simulations, financial analytics, AI, deep learning, 3D modeling and analysis, image and audio/video processing, cryptography, and data compression.6

Enhanced Platform

Empowering Data Scientists

With support for up to 4TB of DDR4-3200 8-channel memory, Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors are designed to have the memory span and speed for data science, deep learning, and machine learning workloads.

Built for Large Data Sets+

NEW Up to 2.5x maximum memory capacity support

Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors 8-channel 4TB (2 DPC) versus

Intel® Xeon® W-3200 processors 2TB (2 DPC)

NEW Up to 31% memory bandwidth increase

Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors 8-channel 3200 MT/s (2 DPC) versus

Intel® Xeon® W-3200 processors 6-channel 2666 MT/S (2 DPC)

Media & Entertainment Architecture, Engineering, Construction

Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors are designed for the most demanding workloads and applications such as 8K video editing, simulations, and advanced CAD, CAE, and MCAD.

Intel® Xeon® W-3375 Processor versus Intel® Xeon® W-3275 Processor

  • Up to 26% faster Preview Rendering in AutoDesk Maya7
  • Up to 20% faster Editing/Encoding Performance in Adobe Premiere Pro Workloads8
  • Up tp 45% faster Multi-Threaded Performance in Cinebench R23 Workloads9

Advanced Expandability

NEW Up to 64 CPU PCIe 4.0 lanes

Increase PCIe bandwidth and flexibility for more I/O throughput, enabling the next generation of storage, accelerators, graphics, and networking.

• NEW Intel® Optane™ SSD P5800X support10

NEW Discrete Intel® Wi-Fi 6E support

• Up to 20 platform PCIe 3.0 lanes

Reliability & Security

Reliability, Availability, & Serviceability (RAS) Technology

When productivity loss from system downtime could cost thousands or even millions, you want technology to help reliably avoid, diagnose, and repair system-level faults. That’s why Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors come with RAS technologies like (but not limited to):

  • DDR4 Command/Address Parity Check and Retry
  • Out-of-band access to error logs
  • PCIe Card Hot Plug (add/remove/swap)
  • Predictive Failure Analysis

Data Integrity

Error-correcting code (ECC) memory support augments system memory to help detect and correct errors and ensure the integrity of essential data without interruption of workflow.

This technology helps prevent 99% of soft memory errors, such as unintended bit flips.11

Trusted Technology

Industry Leadership

Intel’s massive ecosystem of hardware and software partners means that the world builds their products to run well on Intel. Our leadership with standards certifications, validation programs, and optimization tools means that hardware, software, and OS developers work with Intel to ensure your customers avoid compatibility issues.

Tech Explainer

   
New Core Architecture Deliver uncompromising performance and transform what your customers can accomplish on a workstation.
Intel® Deep Learning Boost Accelerates AI inference—vastly improving performance for deep-learning workloads.5
Intel® AVX-512 With ultra-wide 512-bit vector operations capabilities, Intel® AVX-512 can handle your most demanding computational tasks.
Intel® Optane™ SSD P5800X support10 The next-generation Intel® Optane™ SSD P5800X provides the performance needed to support your most data-intensive workloads.
Large Memory Footprint Critical for data science and machine learning training.
PCIe 4.0 Enabling the next generation of storage, accelerators, graphics, and networking.
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 Intelligently boosts the processor to run faster than its rated frequency as power, heat, and workload allow.
Intel® Hyperthreading Technology Run demanding apps at the same time as background tasks like virus scans without impacting performance.
ECC Memory Enablement Augment system memory to detect and correct errors, helping ensure the integrity of essential data without interruption of workflow.
Intel® Ethernet 800 Series Next-Gen Intel® Ethernet Series for cloud, comms, and enterprise.
Intel® Wi-Fi 6E Enable the fastest wireless speeds for PCs, gaining more responsive performance with enhanced security and reliability.12

Intel® Xeon® W-3300 Processors

Processor Number Intel® Xeon® W-3375 Processor Intel® Xeon® W-3365 Processor Intel® Xeon® W-3345 Processor Intel® Xeon® W-3335 Processor Intel® Xeon® W-3323 Processor
Cores/Threads Per Socket 38/76 32/64 24/48 16/32 12/24
Base Clock Speed 2.5 GHz 2.7 GHz 3.0 GHz 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Intel® Turbo Boost Single Core Turbo Frequency Up to 4.0 GHz Up to 4.0 GHz Up to 4.0 GHz Up to 4.0 GHz Up to 3.9 GHz
Intel® Turbo Boost All Core Turbo Frequency Up to 3.3 GHz Up to 3.5 GHz Up to 3.7 GHz Up to 3.7 GHz Up to 3.7 GHz
Intel® Smart Cache 57 MB 48 MB 36 MB 24 MB 21 MB
Total Processor PCIE* 4.0 Lanes 64 64 64 64 64
TDP 270 W 270 W 250 W 250 W 220 W
Memory Capacity
4 TB 4 TB 4 TB 4 TB 4 TB
Memory Support 8 Channel DDR4-3200 8 Channel DDR4-3200 8 Channel DDR4-3200 8 Channel DDR4-3200 8 Channel DDR4-3200
Error Correcting Code (ECC) Memory Support Y Y Y Y Y
Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability (RAS) Y Y Y Y Y

Configurations

SPECworkstation 3 v3.1 performance measured on platforms with:

Intel® Xeon® W-3365 processor, PL1= 270W TDP, 32C/64T, Turbo up to 4.0GHz, Motherboard Name: Gigabyte MU72-SUO (C621A), Motherboard type: Pre-Production, BIOS: D07 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 128GB (8x16GB) DDR4-3200MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Liquid Cooling, EKWB-PRO LGA4189 1S Validation Kit.

VERSUS

AMD Threadripper Pro 3975WX, 32C/64T, TDP: 280W, Turbo up to 4.2GHz, System: Lenovo P620, Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 452.57, Memory: 8x8GB (DDR4-3200MHz) ECC RDIMM, Storage: 1TB Samsung 970 EVO Plus SSD, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro (Build 19042.630) 20H2, CPU Cooler: Air Cooler: Lenovo P620.

Arnold Renderer for AutoDesk Maya benchmark performance measured on platforms with:

Intel® Xeon® W-3375 processor, PL1= 270W TDP, 38C/76T, Turbo up to 4.0GHz, Motherboard Name: Gigabyte MU72-SUO (C621A), Motherboard type: Pre-Production, BIOS: D07 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 128GB (8x16GB) DDR4-3200MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Liquid Cooling, EKWB-PRO LGA4189 1S Validation Kit.

VERSUS

Intel® Xeon® W-3275 processor, PL1= 205W TDP, 28C/56T, Turbo up to 4.4GHz, Motherboard Name: ASUS C621-64L SAGE 10G, Motherboard type:

Production, BIOS: 1102 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 96GB (6x16GB) DDR4-2933MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Air Cooler, Noctua NH-D9 DX-3647 4U.

PugetBench 0.95.1 – Adobe Premiere Pro 2021 performance measured on platforms with:

Intel® Xeon® W-3375 processor, PL1= 270W TDP, 38C/76T, Turbo up to 4.0GHz, Motherboard Name: Gigabyte MU72-SUO (C621A), Motherboard type: Pre-Production, BIOS: D07 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 128GB (8x16GB) DDR4-3200MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Liquid Cooling, EKWB-PRO LGA4189 1S Validation Kit.

VERSUS

Intel® Xeon® W-3275 processor, PL1= 205W TDP, 28C/56T, Turbo up to 4.4GHz, Motherboard Name: ASUS C621-64L SAGE 10G, Motherboard type:

Production, BIOS: 1102 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 96GB (6x16GB) DDR4-2933MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Air Cooler, Noctua NH-D9 DX-3647 4U.

Cinebench R23 performance measured on platforms with:

Intel® Xeon® W-3375 processor, PL1= 270W TDP, 38C/76T, Turbo up to 4.0GHz, Motherboard Name: Gigabyte MU72-SUO (C621A), Motherboard type: Pre-Production, BIOS: D07 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 128GB (8x16GB) DDR4-3200MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Liquid Cooling, EKWB-PRO LGA4189 1S Validation Kit.

VERSUS

Intel® Xeon® W-3275 processor, PL1= 205W TDP, 28C/56T, Turbo up to 4.4GHz, Motherboard Name: ASUS C621-64L SAGE 10G, Motherboard type: Production, BIOS: 1102 Graphics: Nvidia Quadro RTX4000, Gfx version: 461.40, Memory: 96GB (6x16GB) DDR4-2933MHz ECC RDIMMs, Storage: 1TB Samsung 980 Pro, OS: Microsoft Windows® 10 Pro, Build Version 20H2 (19042.630), CPU Cooler: Air Cooler, Noctua NH-D9 DX-3647 4U.

Product and Performance Information

1

Based on SPECworkstation 3 v3.1 Product Development score results on Intel® Xeon® W-3365 processor vs. AMD Threadripper Pro 3975WX processor. Performance results are based on results as of 05/20/2021 and may not reflect all publicly available updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. See Appendix for configuration details. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

2

Based on SPECworkstation 3 v3.1 Energy score results on Intel® Xeon® W-3365 processor vs. AMD Threadripper Pro 3975WX processor. Performance results are based on results as of 05/20/2021 and may not reflect all publicly available updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. See Appendix for configuration details. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

3

Based on SPECworkstation 3 v3.1 General Operations score results on Intel® Xeon® W-3365 processor vs. AMD Threadripper Pro 3975WX processor. Performance results are based on results as of 05/20/2021 and may not reflect all publicly available updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. See Appendix for configuration details. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

4

All SKUs, frequencies, and performance estimates are preliminary and can change without notice.

5

Intel® Deep Learning Boost ‘Up To 3x Average Inference Performance Gains’: As measured by the geomean across multiple deep learning framework workloads (Apache MXNet, TensorFlow, PyTorch, and Caffe). Results for Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors have been estimated based on measured data comparing dual-socket Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8280 processor using 8-bit integer operations with Intel® Deep Learning Boost on ResNet-50 versus dual-socket Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8180 processor using 32-bit floating point operations. Test done by Intel as of 3/1/2019.

6

Intel® technologies' features and benefits depend on system configuration and may require enabled hardware, software or service activation. Performance varies depending on system configuration. No product or component can be absolutely secure. Check with your system manufacturer or retailer or learn more at https://www.intel.com.

7

Based on the Fast time to render using the Arnold Renderer in AutoDesk Maya on Intel® Xeon® W-3375 processor vs. Intel® Xeon® W-3275 processor. Performance results are based on results as of 05/20/2021 and may not reflect all publicly available updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. See Appendix for configuration details. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

8

Based on PugetBench (0.95.1) – Adobe Premiere Pro (2021) 15.0 – Standard score results on Intel® Xeon® W-3375 processor vs. Intel® Xeon® W-3275 processor. Performance results are based on results as of 05/20/2021 and may not reflect all publicly available updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. See Appendix for configuration details. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

9

Based on Cinebench R23 Multi-Threaded (MT) score results on Intel® Xeon® W-3375 processor vs. Intel® Xeon® W-3275 processor. Performance results are based on results as of 05/20/2021 and may not reflect all publicly available updates. See configuration disclosure for details. No product can be absolutely secure. See Appendix for configuration details. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit www.intel.com/benchmarks.

10

Intel® Optane™ memory requires specific hardware and software configuration. Visit intel.com/OptaneMemory for configuration requirements.

⊥ Results have been estimated or simulated based on internal Intel® analysis and are provided for informational purposes only. Any difference in system hardware or software design or configuration may affect actual performance.

◊ Up to 4TB of total system memory support using LRDIMM. Intel® Xeon® W-3300 processors support both RDIMM and LRDIMM memory.

+ Lower-than-expected memory bandwidth may be seen due to many system variables, such as software workloads and system power states.

11

Source: X. Li, M. Huang, K. Shen, and L. Chu. “A Realistic Evaluation of Memory Hardware Errors and Software System Susceptibility” https://www.cs.rochester.edu/~kshen/papers/usenix2010-li.pdf.

12

Select features only available certain SKUs. Check with manufacturer for details. For more Wi-Fi information please visit intel.com/wifi6disclaimers. Intel Wi-Fi 6: Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products support optional 160 MHz channels, enabling the fastest possible theoretical maximum speeds (2402 Mbps) for typical 2x2 802.11 AX PC Wi-Fi products. Premium Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products enable 2-4X faster maximum theoretical speeds compared standard 2x2 (1201 Mbps) or 1x1 (600 Mbps) 802.11 AX PC Wi-Fi products, which only support the mandatory requirement of 80 MHz channels.