AMD EPYC 7551P vs Intel Xeon E5-1650

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7551P and Intel Xeon E5-1650 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Virtualization, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core, 3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score, 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 7551P

  • CPU is newer: launch date 5 year(s) 3 month(s) later
  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • 26 more cores, run more applications at once: 32 vs 6
  • 52 more threads: 64 vs 12
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • 8x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 10.7x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 5.3x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • 2.9x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 23581 vs 8111
  • Around 54% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core: 6648 vs 4316
Specifications (specs)
Launch date June 2017 vs March 2012
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Number of cores 32 vs 6
Number of threads 64 vs 12
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
L1 cache 96 KB (per core) vs 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) vs 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB vs 12288 KB (shared)
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 23581 vs 8111
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 6648 vs 4316

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-1650

  • Around 27% higher clock speed: 3.80 GHz vs 3 GHz
  • Around 38% lower typical power consumption: 130 Watt vs 180 Watt
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1741 vs 1533
  • Around 18% better performance in Geekbench 4 - Single Core: 720 vs 609
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.80 GHz vs 3 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 130 Watt vs 180 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1741 vs 1533
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 720 vs 609

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7551P
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-1650

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1533
1741
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
23581
8111
Geekbench 4 - Single Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
609
720
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core
CPU 1
CPU 2
6648
4316
Name AMD EPYC 7551P Intel Xeon E5-1650
PassMark - Single thread mark 1533 1741
PassMark - CPU mark 23581 8111
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 609 720
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 6648 4316
3DMark Fire Strike - Physics Score 0
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 5.872
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 58.993
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 0.698
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 2.804
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 6.722

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7551P Intel Xeon E5-1650

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen Sandy Bridge EP
Family AMD EPYC
Launch date June 2017 March 2012
Place in performance rating 512 1338
Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch price (MSRP) $175
Price now $175
Processor Number E5-1650
Status Discontinued
Value for money (0-100) 19.77

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2 GHz 3.20 GHz
Die size 192 mm 435 mm
L1 cache 96 KB (per core) 64 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core) 256 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB 12288 KB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum frequency 3 GHz 3.80 GHz
Number of cores 32 6
Number of threads 64 12
Transistor count 4800 million 2270 million
Unlocked
Bus Speed 0 QPI
Maximum core temperature 64.0°C
Number of QPI Links 0
VID voltage range 0.60V - 1.35V

Memory

Max memory channels 8 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 341 GB/s 51.2 GB/s
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4 DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600
ECC memory support
Maximum memory size 256 GB

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 1
Socket Count 1P
Sockets supported TR4 FCLGA2011
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt 130 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 52.5mm x 45.0 mm

Peripherals

PCI Express revision x128 3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes 40

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® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX
Intel 64
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring