AMD EPYC 7742 vs AMD EPYC 7371

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7742 and AMD EPYC 7371 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7742

  • 48 more cores, run more applications at once: 64 vs 16
  • 96 more threads: 128 vs 32
  • 4x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 16% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2296 vs 1983
  • 2.1x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 47365 vs 22071
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 64 vs 16
Number of threads 128 vs 32
L3 cache 256 MB vs 64 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2296 vs 1983
PassMark - CPU mark 47365 vs 22071

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7371

  • Around 12% higher clock speed: 3.8 GHz vs 3.4 GHz
  • Around 13% lower typical power consumption: 200 Watt vs 225 Watt
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz vs 3.4 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 200 Watt vs 225 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7742
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7371

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2296
1983
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
47365
22071
Name AMD EPYC 7742 AMD EPYC 7371
PassMark - Single thread mark 2296 1983
PassMark - CPU mark 47365 22071

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7742 AMD EPYC 7371

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2
Launch date 7 Aug 2019
Place in performance rating 1 88
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD EPYC
Series AMD EPYC 7000 Series

Performance

Base frequency 2.25 GHz 3.1 GHz
L1 cache 4 MB
L2 cache 32 MB
L3 cache 256 MB 64 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.4 GHz 3.8 GHz
Number of cores 64 16
Number of threads 128 32
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Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.7 GB/s 341 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Sockets supported SP3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt 200 Watt
Socket Count 1P/2P

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128
PCI Express revision 4.0 x128
PCIe configurations x16, x8

Advanced Technologies

AMD SenseMI
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2 (AVX2)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)