AMD EPYC 7742 vs AMD EPYC 7502P

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7742 and AMD EPYC 7502P 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

  • 32 more cores, run more applications at once: 64 vs 32
  • 64 more threads: 128 vs 64
  • Around 1% higher clock speed: 3.4 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • 2x 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: 2127 vs 1838
  • Around 37% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 66679 vs 48724
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 64 vs 32
Number of threads 128 vs 64
Maximum frequency 3.4 GHz vs 3.35 GHz
L1 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB
L2 cache 32 MB vs 16 MB
L3 cache 256 MB vs 128 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2127 vs 1838
PassMark - CPU mark 66679 vs 48724

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7502P

  • Around 25% lower typical power consumption: 180 Watt vs 225 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 180 Watt vs 225 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7742
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7502P

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2127
1838
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
66679
48724
Name AMD EPYC 7742 AMD EPYC 7502P
PassMark - Single thread mark 2127 1838
PassMark - CPU mark 66679 48724

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7742 AMD EPYC 7502P

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2
Launch date 7 Aug 2019 7 Aug 2019
Place in performance rating 5 30
Vertical segment Server Server
Family EPYC
Launch price (MSRP) $2300
Processor Number 7502P
Series 7002

Performance

Base frequency 2.25 GHz 2.5 GHz
L1 cache 4 MB 2 MB
L2 cache 32 MB 16 MB
L3 cache 256 MB 128 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.4 GHz 3.35 GHz
Number of cores 64 32
Number of threads 128 64
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Memory

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

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2
Sockets supported SP3 SP3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 225 Watt 180 Watt

Peripherals

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