AMD EPYC 7551 processor review

AMD EPYC 7551

EPYC 7551 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): 180 Watt.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
2973
1502
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
31767
18483
Geekbench 4
Single Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
6244
2956
Geekbench 4
Multi-Core
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49807
20125
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1502
PassMark - CPU mark 18483
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2956
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20125

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen
Family AMD EPYC
Launch date June 2017
Place in performance rating 201
Price now $3,813.99
Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Value for money (0-100) 1.43
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 341 GB/s
Supported memory frequency 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) 180 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision x128

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)