Intel Xeon E-2186G vs AMD EPYC 7351

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E-2186G and AMD EPYC 7351 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Graphics image quality, Graphics API support, 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 Intel Xeon E-2186G

  • Around 62% higher clock speed: 4.70 GHz vs 2.9 GHz
  • Around 79% lower typical power consumption: 95 Watt vs 155/170 Watt
  • Around 77% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2730 vs 1544
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.70 GHz vs 2.9 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt vs 155/170 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2730 vs 1544

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7351

  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • 10 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 6
  • 20 more threads: 32 vs 12
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 18081 vs 15838
Specifications (specs)
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Number of cores 16 vs 6
Number of threads 32 vs 12
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 18081 vs 15838

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E-2186G
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7351

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2730
1544
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
15838
18081
Name Intel Xeon E-2186G AMD EPYC 7351
PassMark - Single thread mark 2730 1544
PassMark - CPU mark 15838 18081
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3547
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 23587

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E-2186G AMD EPYC 7351

Essentials

Architecture codename Coffee Lake Zen
Launch date Q3'18 June 2017
Place in performance rating 41 171
Processor Number E-2186G
Series Intel® Xeon® E Processor AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD EPYC

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 3.80 GHz 2.4 GHz
Bus Speed 8 GT/s DMI3
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 4.70 GHz 2.9 GHz
Number of cores 6 16
Number of threads 12 32
Die size 192 mm
L1 cache 96 KB (per core)
L2 cache 512 KB (per core)
L3 cache 64 MB
Transistor count 4800 million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 2 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 41.6 GB/s 307/341 GB/s
Maximum memory size 128 GB
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4
Supported memory frequency 2400/2666 MHz

Graphics

Device ID 0x3E96
Graphics base frequency 350 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.20 GHz
Intel® Clear Video HD technology
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® InTru™ 3D technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 128 GB
Processor graphics Intel® UHD Graphics P630

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
DVI
eDP
HDMI
Number of displays supported 3

Graphics image quality

4K resolution support
Max resolution over DisplayPort 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over eDP 4096x2304@60Hz
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4 4096x2160@24Hz

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1151 TR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt 155/170 Watt
Socket Count 1P/2P

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 x128
PCIe configurations 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Thermal Monitoring

Virtualization

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