AMD EPYC 7452 vs Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7452 and Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, 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 7452

  • 16 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 16
  • 32 more threads: 64 vs 32
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
  • 2.4x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 45056 vs 18996
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 32 vs 16
Number of threads 64 vs 32
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 45056 vs 18996

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

  • Around 7% higher clock speed: 3.60 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • Around 7% lower typical power consumption: 145 Watt vs 155 Watt
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.60 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 145 Watt vs 155 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2184 vs 2177

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7452
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2177
2184
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
45056
18996
Name AMD EPYC 7452 Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 2177 2184
PassMark - CPU mark 45056 18996
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3406
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 28945

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7452 Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Broadwell
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 Q1'16
Launch price (MSRP) $2025
OPN PIB 100-100000057WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000057
Place in performance rating 55 53
Vertical segment Server Server
Processor Number E5-2697AV4
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 2.35 GHz 2.60 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 128 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz 3.60 GHz
Number of cores 32 16
Number of threads 64 32
64 bit support
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Maximum core temperature 78°C
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.7 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB 1.5 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 2
Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155 Watt 145 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128 40
PCI Express revision 4.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x16, x8 x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

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