Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 vs AMD EPYC 7351

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 and AMD EPYC 7351 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Graphics, Graphics interfaces, Compatibility, Peripherals, Security & Reliability, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark, CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s), CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s), Geekbench 4 - Single Core, Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4

  • Around 14% higher clock speed: 3.30 GHz vs 2.9 GHz
  • 4.9x lower typical power consumption: 35 Watt vs 155/170 Watt
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1899 vs 1728
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz vs 2.9 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt vs 155/170 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1899 vs 1728

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7351

  • Processor is unlocked, an unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
  • 12 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 4
  • 24 more threads: 32 vs 8
  • 3.4x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 21261 vs 6303
Specifications (specs)
Unlocked Unlocked vs Locked
Number of cores 16 vs 4
Number of threads 32 vs 8
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2 vs 1
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 21261 vs 6303

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7351

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1899
1728
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
6303
21261
Name Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 AMD EPYC 7351
PassMark - Single thread mark 1899 1728
PassMark - CPU mark 6303 21261
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection (mPixels/s) 29.922
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation (Frames/s) 442.578
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex (Frames/s) 2.456
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition (Frames/s) 25.79
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining (mHash/s) 62.686
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 3547
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 23587

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon E3-1265L v4 AMD EPYC 7351

Essentials

Architecture codename Broadwell Zen
Launch date Q2'15 June 2017
Place in performance rating 119 72
Processor Number E3-1265LV4
Series Intel® Xeon® Processor E3 v4 Family AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD EPYC

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.30 GHz 2.4 GHz
Bus Speed 5 GT/s DMI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 14 nm
Maximum frequency 3.30 GHz 2.9 GHz
Number of cores 4 16
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 8 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 29.8 GB/s 307/341 GB/s
Maximum memory size 32 GB
Supported memory types DDR3 and DDR3L 1333/1600/1866 at 1.5V DDR4
Supported memory frequency 2400/2666 MHz

Graphics

eDRAM 128 MB
Execution Units 48
Graphics base frequency 300 MHz
Graphics max dynamic frequency 1.05 GHz
Intel® Clear Video technology
Intel® Flexible Display Interface (Intel® FDI)
Intel® Quick Sync Video
Max video memory 32 GB

Graphics interfaces

Number of displays supported 3

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1 2
Package Size 37.5mm x 37.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA1150 TR4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 35 Watt 155/170 Watt
Thermal Solution PCG 2013B
Socket Count 1P/2P

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 16
PCI Express revision 3.0 x128
PCIe configurations 1x16
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)

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® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility

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™)