AMD EPYC 7302P vs Intel Xeon Gold 6254

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7302P and Intel Xeon Gold 6254 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Security & Reliability. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7302P

  • CPU is newer: launch date 4 month(s) later
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
  • 5.2x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 4x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 1 TB
  • Around 29% lower typical power consumption: 155 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 3% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 30994 vs 30018
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 vs 2 Apr 2019
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
L3 cache 128 MB vs 24.75 MB
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 1 TB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155 Watt vs 200 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 30994 vs 30018

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6254

  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 18 vs 16
  • 4 more threads: 36 vs 32
  • Around 21% higher clock speed: 4.00 GHz vs 3.3 GHz
  • Around 13% more L1 cache; more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2.3x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 1% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2277 vs 2248
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 18 vs 16
Number of threads 36 vs 32
Maximum frequency 4.00 GHz vs 3.3 GHz
L1 cache 1.125 MB vs 1 MB
L2 cache 18 MB vs 8 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2277 vs 2248

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7302P
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6254

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2248
2277
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
30994
30018
Name AMD EPYC 7302P Intel Xeon Gold 6254
PassMark - Single thread mark 2248 2277
PassMark - CPU mark 30994 30018

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7302P Intel Xeon Gold 6254

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Cascade Lake
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 2 Apr 2019
Launch price (MSRP) $825 $3803
OPN PIB 100-100000049WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000049
Place in performance rating 15 17
Vertical segment Server Server

Performance

Base frequency 3.0 GHz 3.10 GHz
L1 cache 1 MB 1.125 MB
L2 cache 8 MB 18 MB
L3 cache 128 MB 24.75 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.3 GHz 4.00 GHz
Number of cores 16 18
Number of threads 32 36
Unlocked
Bus Speed 4 × 8 GT/s
Maximum case temperature (TCase) 82 °C
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 6
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.7 GB/s 131.13 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB 1 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2933
Supported memory frequency 2933 MHz

Compatibility

Socket Count 1P
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155 Watt 200 Watt

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128 48
PCI Express revision 4.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x16, x8
Scalability 4S

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel SSE4.2, Intel AVX, Intel AVX2, Intel AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2
Speed Shift technology
Turbo Boost Max 3.0

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Run Sure Technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Mode-based Execute Control (MBE)