Intel Xeon Gold 6146 vs AMD EPYC 7371

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6146 and AMD EPYC 7371 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 6146

  • Around 11% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.8 GHz
  • Around 21% lower typical power consumption: 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 17% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2330 vs 1983
  • Around 14% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 25142 vs 22071
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.8 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt vs 200 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2330 vs 1983
PassMark - CPU mark 25142 vs 22071

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7371

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 12
  • 8 more threads: 32 vs 24
Number of cores 16 vs 12
Number of threads 32 vs 24

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6146
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7371

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2330
1983
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
25142
22071
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6146 AMD EPYC 7371
PassMark - Single thread mark 2330 1983
PassMark - CPU mark 25142 22071
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4998
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 36220

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6146 AMD EPYC 7371

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake
Launch date Q3'17
Place in performance rating 11 43
Processor Number 6146
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD EPYC

Performance

Base frequency 3.20 GHz 3.1 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz 3.8 GHz
Number of cores 12 16
Number of threads 24 32
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
L3 cache 64 MB

Memory

Max memory channels 6 8
Maximum memory size 768 GB
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz 2666 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR4
Maximum memory bandwidth 341 GB/s

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt 200 Watt
Socket Count 1P/2P

Peripherals

Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 x128
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

Virtualization

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