AMD EPYC 7543P processor review

EPYC 7543P processor released by AMD; release date: 15 Mar 2021. At the time of release, the processor cost $2730. The processor is designed for server-computers and based on Zen 3 microarchitecture.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 32, threads - 64. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.7 GHz. Manufacturing process technology - 7 nm+. Cache size: L1 - 2 MB, L2 - 16 MB, L3 - 256 MB.

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

Supported socket types: SP3. Power consumption (TDP): 240 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3781
2758
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
87767
67733
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 2758
PassMark - CPU mark 67733

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 3
Launch date 15 Mar 2021
Launch price (MSRP) $2730
OPN PIB 100-100000341WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000341
Place in performance rating 9
Vertical segment Server

Performance

Base frequency 2.8 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 256 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm+
Maximum frequency 3.7 GHz
Number of cores 32
Number of threads 64
Unlocked

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.73 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200

Compatibility

Configurable TDP 225-240 Watt
Socket Count 1P
Sockets supported SP3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 240 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128
PCI Express revision 4.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)