AMD EPYC 7702P vs Intel Xeon Gold 6146

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7702P and Intel Xeon Gold 6146 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. 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 7702P

  • 52 more cores, run more applications at once: 64 vs 12
  • 104 more threads: 128 vs 24
  • 5.3x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 768 GB
  • Around 83% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 46067 vs 25142
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 64 vs 12
Number of threads 128 vs 24
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 768 GB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 46067 vs 25142

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon Gold 6146

  • Around 25% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • Around 21% lower typical power consumption: 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 3% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2330 vs 2259
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2330 vs 2259

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7702P
CPU 2: Intel Xeon Gold 6146

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2259
2330
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
46067
25142
Name AMD EPYC 7702P Intel Xeon Gold 6146
PassMark - Single thread mark 2259 2330
PassMark - CPU mark 46067 25142
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7702P Intel Xeon Gold 6146

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Skylake
Family EPYC
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 Q3'17
Launch price (MSRP) $4425
Place in performance rating 4 16
Processor Number 7702P 6146
Vertical segment Server Server
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 2 GHz 3.20 GHz
L1 cache 4 MB
L2 cache 32 MB
L3 cache 256 MB
Maximum frequency 3.35 GHz 4.20 GHz
Number of cores 64 12
Number of threads 128 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

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 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

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Run Sure Technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Mode-based Execute Control (MBE)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
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

Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)
Intel® VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)