AMD EPYC 7351P vs Intel Xeon E5530

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7351P and Intel Xeon E5530 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Virtualization, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies. 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 7351P

  • CPU is newer: launch date 8 year(s) 3 month(s) later
  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • 12 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 4
  • 24 more threads: 32 vs 8
  • Around 9% higher clock speed: 2.9 GHz vs 2.66 GHz
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 45 nm
  • 6x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 8x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 8x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 48% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1691 vs 1142
  • 6x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 15792 vs 2634
Specifications (specs)
Launch date June 2017 vs March 2009
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Number of cores 16 vs 4
Number of threads 32 vs 8
Maximum frequency 2.9 GHz vs 2.66 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 45 nm
L1 cache 96 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB vs 8192 KB (shared)
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1691 vs 1142
PassMark - CPU mark 15792 vs 2634

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5530

  • 2.1x lower typical power consumption: 80 Watt vs 155/170 Watt
  • 2.9x better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 2077 vs 708
  • Around 62% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 8140 vs 5027
Specifications (specs)
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 80 Watt vs 155/170 Watt
Benchmarks
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2077 vs 708
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 8140 vs 5027

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7351P
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5530

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1691
1142
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
15792
2634
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
708
2077
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
5027
8140
Name AMD EPYC 7351P Intel Xeon E5530
PassMark - Single thread mark 1691 1142
PassMark - CPU mark 15792 2634
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 708 2077
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 5027 8140

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7351P Intel Xeon E5530

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen Nehalem EP
Family AMD EPYC
Launch date June 2017 March 2009
Place in performance rating 629 621
Price now $838.77 $29
Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series Legacy Intel® Xeon® Processors
Value for money (0-100) 5.56 46.78
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $340
Processor Number E5530
Status Launched

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.4 GHz 2.40 GHz
Die size 192 mm 263 mm2
L1 cache 96 KB (per core) 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB 8192 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 45 nm
Maximum frequency 2.9 GHz 2.66 GHz
Number of cores 16 4
Number of threads 32 8
Transistor count 4800 million 731 million
Unlocked
Bus Speed 5.86 GT/s QPI
Maximum core temperature 76°C
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0.75V -1.35V

Memory

Max memory channels 8 3
Maximum memory bandwidth 307/341 GB/s 25.6 GB/s
Supported memory frequency 2400/2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4 DDR3 800/1066
ECC memory support
Maximum memory size 144 GB

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Socket Count 1P
Sockets supported TR4 FCLGA1366
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155/170 Watt 80 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 42.5mm x 45mm

Peripherals

PCI Express revision x128

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® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Intel 64
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 40-bit