AMD EPYC 7272 processor review

EPYC 7272 processor released by AMD; release date: 7 Aug 2019. At the time of release, the processor cost $625. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Zen 2 microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 12, threads - 24. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.2 GHz. Cache size: L1 - 768 KB, L2 - 6 MB, L3 - 64 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4-3200. Maximum memory size: 4 TB.

Supported socket types: SP3, LGA-4094. Power consumption (TDP): 120 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3195
2019
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
80664
26454
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2019
PassMark - CPU mark 26454

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2
Family AMD EPYC
Launch date 7 Aug 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $625
OPN PIB 100-100000079WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000079
Place in performance rating 137
Series AMD EPYC 7002
Vertical segment Server

Performance

Base frequency 2.9 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB
L2 cache 6 MB
L3 cache 64 MB
Maximum frequency 3.2 GHz
Number of cores 12
Number of threads 24
Unlocked

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.7 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported SP3, LGA-4094
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128
PCI Express revision 4.0
PCIe configurations x16, x8