AMD EPYC 7501 processor review

EPYC 7501 processor released by AMD; release date: June 2017. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Zen microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 32, threads - 64. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3 GHz. Manufacturing process technology - 14 nm. Cache size: L1 - 96 KB (per core), L2 - 512 KB (per core), L3 - 64 MB.

Supported memory types: DDR4.

Supported socket types: TR4. Maximum number of processors in a configuration - 2. Power consumption (TDP): 155/170 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3044
1569
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
47365
18942
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1569
PassMark - CPU mark 18942

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen
Family AMD EPYC
Launch date June 2017
Place in performance rating 211
Price now $4,389.87
Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Value for money (0-100) 1.27
Vertical segment Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2 GHz
Die size 192 mm
L1 cache 96 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3 GHz
Number of cores 32
Number of threads 64
Transistor count 4800 million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 307/341 GB/s
Supported memory frequency 2400/2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported TR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155/170 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision x128

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)