AMD EPYC 7301 vs AMD EPYC 7551

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7301 and AMD EPYC 7551 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7301

  • Around 6% lower typical power consumption: 155/170 Watt vs 180 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155/170 Watt vs 180 Watt

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7551

  • 16 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 16
  • 32 more threads: 64 vs 32
  • Around 11% higher clock speed: 3 GHz vs 2.7 GHz
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 18% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1502 vs 1270
  • Around 23% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 18483 vs 14978
  • Around 5% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 2956 vs 2802
  • Around 31% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 20125 vs 15384
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 32 vs 16
Number of threads 64 vs 32
Maximum frequency 3 GHz vs 2.7 GHz
L1 cache 96 KB (per core) vs 96 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) vs 512 KB (per core)
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1502 vs 1270
PassMark - CPU mark 18483 vs 14978
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2956 vs 2802
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20125 vs 15384

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7301
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7551

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1270
1502
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
14978
18483
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
2802
2956
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
15384
20125
Name AMD EPYC 7301 AMD EPYC 7551
PassMark - Single thread mark 1270 1502
PassMark - CPU mark 14978 18483
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2802 2956
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 15384 20125

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7301 AMD EPYC 7551

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen Zen
Family AMD EPYC AMD EPYC
Launch date June 2017 June 2017
Place in performance rating 306 201
Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Vertical segment Server Server
Price now $3,813.99
Value for money (0-100) 1.43

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.2 GHz 2 GHz
Die size 192 mm 192 mm
L1 cache 96 KB (per core) 96 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) 512 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 2.7 GHz 3 GHz
Number of cores 16 32
Number of threads 32 64
Transistor count 4800 million 4800 million
Unlocked

Memory

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

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 2
Socket Count 1P/2P 1P/2P
Sockets supported TR4 TR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155/170 Watt 180 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision x128 x128

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)