AMD EPYC 7F52 vs Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4

Comparative analysis of AMD EPYC 7F52 and Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4 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 7F52

  • 8 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 8
  • 16 more threads: 32 vs 16
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
  • 2.7x more maximum memory size: 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
  • Around 4% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2439 vs 2356
  • 2.8x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 40468 vs 14417
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 16 vs 8
Number of threads 32 vs 16
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm vs 14 nm
Maximum memory size 4 TB vs 1.5 TB
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2439 vs 2356
PassMark - CPU mark 40468 vs 14417

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4

  • Around 3% higher clock speed: 4.00 GHz vs 3.9 GHz
  • Around 71% lower typical power consumption: 140 Watt vs 240 Watt
Maximum frequency 4.00 GHz vs 3.9 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt vs 240 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD EPYC 7F52
CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2439
2356
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
40468
14417
Name AMD EPYC 7F52 Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4
PassMark - Single thread mark 2439 2356
PassMark - CPU mark 40468 14417
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4025
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 25553

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD EPYC 7F52 Intel Xeon E5-1680 v4

Essentials

Architecture codename Zen 2 Broadwell
Launch date 14 Apr 2020 Q2'16
Launch price (MSRP) $3100
OPN PIB 100-000000140WOF
OPN Tray 100-000000140
Place in performance rating 80 74
Vertical segment Server Server
Processor Number E5-1680V4
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v4 Family
Status Launched

Performance

Base frequency 3.5 GHz 3.40 GHz
L1 cache 1 MB
L2 cache 8 MB
L3 cache 256 MB
Manufacturing process technology 7 nm, 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.9 GHz 4.00 GHz
Number of cores 16 8
Number of threads 32 16
Unlocked
64 bit support
Bus Speed 0 GT/s QPI
Maximum core temperature 70°C
Number of QPI Links 0

Memory

ECC memory support
Max memory channels 8 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 190.73 GB/s 76.8 GB/s
Maximum memory size 4 TB 1.5 TB
Supported memory types DDR4-3200 DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400

Compatibility

Socket Count 1P/2P
Sockets supported SP3 FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 240 Watt 140 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 128 40
PCI Express revision 4.0 3.0
PCIe configurations x16, x8 x4, x8, x16
Scalability 1S Only

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
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Thermal Monitoring

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® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)