AMD EPYC 7502P vs Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7502P and Intel Xeon E5-2697A 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.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7502P

  • 16 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 16
  • 32 more threads: 64 vs 32
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
  • 2.4x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 46180 vs 18996
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 32 vs 16
Number of threads 64 vs 32
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 46180 vs 18996

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

  • Around 7% higher clock speed: 3.60 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • Around 24% lower typical power consumption: 145 Watt vs 180 Watt
  • Around 23% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2184 vs 1777
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.60 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 145 Watt vs 180 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2184 vs 1777

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7502P
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1777
2184
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
46180
18996
Name AMD EPYC 7502P Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 1777 2184
PassMark - CPU mark 46180 18996
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3406
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 28945

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7502P Intel Xeon E5-2697A v4

Essentials

Family EPYC
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 Q1'16
Launch price (MSRP) $2300
Place in performance rating 95 53
Processor Number 7502P E5-2697AV4
Series 7002 Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Vertical segment Server Server
Architecture codename Broadwell
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 3.60 GHz
Number of cores 32 16
Number of threads 64 32
Unlocked
64 bit support
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
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

Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt 145 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)