Intel Xeon Gold 6128 vs AMD Opteron 4386

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6128 and AMD Opteron 4386 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, 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 Gold 6128

  • 4 more threads: 12 vs 8
  • Around 5% higher maximum core temperature: 74°C vs 70.50°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • 4.5x better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2246 vs 494
  • 2.8x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 14963 vs 5419
Specifications (specs)
Number of threads 12 vs 8
Maximum core temperature 74°C vs 70.50°C
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2246 vs 494
PassMark - CPU mark 14963 vs 5419

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 4386

  • 2 more cores, run more applications at once: 8 vs 6
  • Around 3% higher clock speed: 3.8 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
  • Around 21% lower typical power consumption: 95 Watt vs 115 Watt
Number of cores 8 vs 6
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz vs 3.70 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt vs 115 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6128
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 4386

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2246
494
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
14963
5419
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6128 AMD Opteron 4386
PassMark - Single thread mark 2246 494
PassMark - CPU mark 14963 5419
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4516
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 22261

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6128 AMD Opteron 4386

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Seoul
Launch date Q3'17 n/d
Place in performance rating 34 1592
Processor Number 6128
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors AMD Opteron 4300 Series Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD Opteron
OPN Tray OS4386WLU8KHK

Performance

Base frequency 3.40 GHz 3.1 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum core temperature 74°C 70.50°C
Maximum frequency 3.70 GHz 3.8 GHz
Number of cores 6 8
Number of threads 12 8
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
64 bit support
Die size 315 mm
L1 cache 384 KB
L2 cache 8 MB
L3 cache 8 MB
Transistor count 1200 million
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 6
Maximum memory size 768 GB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz 2200 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR3

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 C32
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 115 Watt 95 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 2

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0
Scalability S4S

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Run Sure Technology
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Mode-based Execute Control (MBE)

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Hyper-Threading technology
Intel® Optane™ Memory Supported
Intel® TSX-NI
Intel® Turbo Boost technology
Intel® Volume Management Device (VMD)
Intel® vPro™ Platform Eligibility
Number of AVX-512 FMA Units 2
Speed Shift technology
Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)

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™)