AMD EPYC 7502P vs Intel Xeon Gold 6146

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7502P and Intel Xeon Gold 6146 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

  • 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
  • 2.1x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 48021 vs 23014
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 32 vs 12
Number of threads 64 vs 24
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 768 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 48021 vs 23014

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6146

  • Around 25% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • Around 9% lower typical power consumption: 165 Watt vs 180 Watt
  • Around 30% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2510 vs 1938
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt vs 180 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2510 vs 1938

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7502P
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6146

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1938
2510
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
48021
23014
Name AMD EPYC 7502P Intel Xeon Gold 6146
PassMark - Single thread mark 1938 2510
PassMark - CPU mark 48021 23014
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7502P Intel Xeon Gold 6146

Essentials

Family EPYC
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 Q3'17
Launch price (MSRP) $2300
Place in performance rating 29 6
Processor Number 7502P 6146
Series 7002 Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Vertical segment Server Server
Architecture codename Skylake
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 2.5 GHz 3.20 GHz
L1 cache 2 MB
L2 cache 16 MB
L3 cache 128 MB
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz 4.20 GHz
Number of cores 32 12
Number of threads 64 24
Unlocked
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3

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

Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt 165 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)