AMD RX-418GD vs Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

Comparative analysis of AMD RX-418GD and Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics API support, Compatibility, Peripherals, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization, Security & Reliability. Benchmark processor performance analysis: GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames), GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps), Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.



Reasons to consider the AMD RX-418GD

  • Around 110245% higher clock speed: 3200 MHz vs 2.90 GHz
  • 3x lower typical power consumption: 35 Watt vs 105 Watt
Maximum frequency 3200 MHz vs 2.90 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt vs 105 Watt

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

  • 8 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 4
  • 20 more threads: 24 vs 4
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 22 nm vs 28 nm
Number of cores 12 vs 4
Number of threads 24 vs 4
Manufacturing process technology 22 nm vs 28 nm

Compare benchmarks

CPU 2: Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3

Name AMD RX-418GD Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Frames) 1050
GFXBench 4.0 - Car Chase Offscreen (Fps) 1050
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Frames) 1543
GFXBench 4.0 - Manhattan (Fps) 1543
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Frames) 4536
GFXBench 4.0 - T-Rex (Fps) 4536
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 2959
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 20447

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD RX-418GD Intel Xeon E5-2658A v3


Architecture codename Merlin Falcon Haswell
Family AMD R-Series
Launch date 21 October 2015 Q1'15
Place in performance rating 722 57
Price now RX-418GD
Vertical segment Embedded Embedded
Processor Number E5-2658AV3
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 v3 Family
Status Launched


64 bit support
Base frequency 1800 MHz 2.20 GHz
Die size 1073 mm2
L1 cache 320 KB
L2 cache 2 MB
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm 22 nm
Maximum frequency 3200 MHz 2.90 GHz
Number of cores 4 12
Number of threads 4 24
Bus Speed 9.6 GT/s QPI
Maximum core temperature 91
Number of QPI Links 2
VID voltage range 0.65V–1.30V


ECC memory support
Max memory channels 2 4
Maximum memory bandwidth 38.4 GB/s 68 GB/s
Supported memory types DDR3-2133, DDR4-2400 DDR4 1600/1866/2133
Maximum memory size 768 GB


Graphics base frequency 800 MHz
Number of pipelines 384
Processor graphics Radeon R6 series
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Codec Engine (VCE)

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.4


Configurable TDP 12-35 Watt
Package Size micro-BGA 52.5mm x 45mm
Sockets supported BGA (FP4) FCLGA2011-3
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 105 Watt
Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2


PCI Express revision 3.0 3.0
USB revision 3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes 40
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 2S

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
Fused Multiply-Add 3 (FMA3)
Fused Multiply-Add 4 (FMA4)
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


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)