AMD EPYC 7452 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6154

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7452 and Intel Xeon Gold 6154 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

  • CPU is newer: launch date 2 year(s) 1 month(s) later
  • 14 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 18
  • 28 more threads: 64 vs 36
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
  • Around 78% more L1 cache; more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 5.2x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 5.3x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 29% lower typical power consumption: 155 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 2% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2290 vs 2249
  • 2x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 53478 vs 26298
Specifications (specs)
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 vs July 2017
Number of cores 32 vs 18
Number of threads 64 vs 36
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
L1 cache 2 MB vs 64 KB (per core)
L3 cache 128 MB vs 25344 KB (shared)
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 768 GB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155 Watt vs 200 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2290 vs 2249
PassMark - CPU mark 53478 vs 26298

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6154

  • Around 10% higher clock speed: 3.70 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • Around 13% more L2 cache; more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
L2 cache 1024 KB (per core) vs 16 MB
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 4 vs 2

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7452
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6154

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2290
2249
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
53478
26298
Name AMD EPYC 7452 Intel Xeon Gold 6154
PassMark - Single thread mark 2290 2249
PassMark - CPU mark 53478 26298
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4419
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 36691

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7452 Intel Xeon Gold 6154

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Skylake
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 July 2017
Launch price (MSRP) $2025
OPN PIB 100-100000057WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000057
Place in performance rating 17 10
Vertical segment Server Server
Price now $3,809
Processor Number 6154
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched
Value for money (0-100) 2.14

Performance

Base frequency 2.35 GHz 3.00 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 16 MB 1024 KB (per core)
L3 cache 128 MB 25344 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 32 18
Number of threads 64 36
64 bit support
Maximum core temperature 82°C
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
Transistor count 8000 million

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 6
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.7 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2666
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 4
Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 155 Watt 200 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128 48
PCI Express revision 4.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x16, x8
Scalability S4S

Security & Reliability

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

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
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

Virtualization

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