Intel Xeon Gold 6146 vs AMD Opteron 3380

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6146 and AMD Opteron 3380 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

  • 4 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 8
  • 16 more threads: 24 vs 8
  • Around 17% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.6 GHz
  • Around 8% higher maximum core temperature: 76°C vs 70.30°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • 2.4x better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2510 vs 1054
  • 3.6x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 23014 vs 6384
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 12 vs 8
Number of threads 24 vs 8
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.6 GHz
Maximum core temperature 76°C vs 70.30°C
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2510 vs 1054
PassMark - CPU mark 23014 vs 6384

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 3380

  • 2.5x lower typical power consumption: 65 Watt vs 165 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt vs 165 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6146
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 3380

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2510
1054
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
23014
6384
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6146 AMD Opteron 3380
PassMark - Single thread mark 2510 1054
PassMark - CPU mark 23014 6384
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6146 AMD Opteron 3380

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Delhi
Launch date Q3'17 n/d
Place in performance rating 7 1035
Processor Number 6146
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors AMD Opteron 3300 Series Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD Opteron
OPN Tray OS3380OLW8KHK

Performance

Base frequency 3.20 GHz 2.6 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C 70.30°C
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz 3.6 GHz
Number of cores 12 8
Number of threads 24 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 2000 MHz
Supported memory types DDR4-2666 DDR3

Compatibility

Low Halogen Options Available
Package Size 76.0mm x 56.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA3647 AM3+
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 Watt 65 Watt
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1

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™)