AMD EPYC 7502 vs Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7502 and Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4 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, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s).

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7502

  • 14 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 18
  • 28 more threads: 64 vs 36
  • Around 2% higher clock speed: 3.35 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2116 vs 1922
  • 2.7x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 53591 vs 20096
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 32 vs 18
Number of threads 64 vs 36
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz vs 3.30 GHz
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2116 vs 1922
PassMark - CPU mark 53591 vs 20096

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

  • Around 50% lower typical power consumption: 120 Watt vs 180 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 120 Watt vs 180 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7502
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2116
1922
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
53591
20096
Name AMD EPYC 7502 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 2116 1922
PassMark - CPU mark 53591 20096
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3294
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 29615
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 52.064
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 403.17
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.65
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 16.165
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 162.162

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7502 Intel Xeon E5-2695 v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Broadwell
Family EPYC
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 Q1'16
Launch price (MSRP) $2600
OPN PIB 100-100000054WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000054
Place in performance rating 36 33
Processor Number 7502 E5-2695V4
Series 7002 Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Vertical segment Server Server
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 2.5 GHz 2.10 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 128 MB
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz 3.30 GHz
Number of cores 32 18
Number of threads 64 36
Unlocked
64 bit support
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 84°C
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 204.8 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

Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt 120 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
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

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
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
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

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® Identity Protection technology
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)