Intel Xeon Gold 6146 vs AMD Opteron 4334

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon Gold 6146 and AMD Opteron 4334 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

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 12 vs 6
  • 18 more threads: 24 vs 6
  • Around 20% higher clock speed: 4.20 GHz vs 3.5 GHz
  • Around 12% higher maximum core temperature: 76°C vs 67.70°C
  • A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor: 14 nm vs 32 nm
  • 2.1x better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2508 vs 1208
  • 4x better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 24126 vs 6099
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 12 vs 6
Number of threads 24 vs 6
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz vs 3.5 GHz
Maximum core temperature 76°C vs 67.70°C
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm vs 32 nm
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 2508 vs 1208
PassMark - CPU mark 24126 vs 6099

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 4334

  • Around 74% lower typical power consumption: 95 Watt vs 165 Watt
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 95 Watt vs 165 Watt

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon Gold 6146
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 4334

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
2508
1208
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
24126
6099
Name Intel Xeon Gold 6146 AMD Opteron 4334
PassMark - Single thread mark 2508 1208
PassMark - CPU mark 24126 6099
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 4964
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 35971

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon Gold 6146 AMD Opteron 4334

Essentials

Architecture codename Skylake Seoul
Launch date Q3'17 n/d
Place in performance rating 6 689
Processor Number 6146
Series Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors AMD Opteron 4300 Series Processor
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server
Family AMD Opteron
OPN Tray OS4334WLU6KHK

Performance

Base frequency 3.20 GHz 3.1 GHz
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm 32 nm
Maximum core temperature 76°C 67.70°C
Maximum frequency 4.20 GHz 3.5 GHz
Number of cores 12 6
Number of threads 24 6
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 3
64 bit support
Die size 315 mm
L1 cache 288 KB
L2 cache 6 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 C32
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 165 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™)