AMD EPYC 7502 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6126

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7502 and Intel Xeon Gold 6126 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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7502

  • 20 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 12
  • 40 more threads: 64 vs 24
  • 5.3x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 5% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2116 vs 2019
  • 2.8x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 53591 vs 19223
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 32 vs 12
Number of threads 64 vs 24
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 768 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2116 vs 2019
PassMark - CPU mark 53591 vs 19223

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6126

  • Around 10% higher clock speed: 3.70 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • Around 44% lower typical power consumption: 125 Watt vs 180 Watt
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 125 Watt vs 180 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7502
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6126

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2116
2019
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
53591
19223
Name AMD EPYC 7502 Intel Xeon Gold 6126
PassMark - Single thread mark 2116 2019
PassMark - CPU mark 53591 19223
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3997
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 28699

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7502 Intel Xeon Gold 6126

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Skylake
Family EPYC
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 Q3'17
Launch price (MSRP) $2600
OPN PIB 100-100000054WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000054
Place in performance rating 35 45
Processor Number 7502 6126
Series 7002 Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Vertical segment Server Server
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 2.5 GHz 2.60 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 128 MB
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz 3.70 GHz
Number of cores 32 12
Number of threads 64 24
Unlocked
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 86°C
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 6
Maximum memory bandwidth 204.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB 768 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4-2666
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz

Compatibility

Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt 125 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

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

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)