Intel Xeon W-2155 vs AMD EPYC 7371

Comparative analysis of Intel Xeon W-2155 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.



Reasons to consider the Intel Xeon W-2155

  • Around 18% higher clock speed: 4.50 GHz vs 3.8 GHz
  • Around 43% lower typical power consumption: 140 Watt vs 200 Watt
  • Around 10% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 2649 vs 2419
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 4.50 GHz vs 3.8 GHz
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt vs 200 Watt
PassMark - Single thread mark 2649 vs 2419

Reasons to consider the AMD EPYC 7371

  • 6 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 10
  • 12 more threads: 32 vs 20
  • Around 36% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 28356 vs 20887
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 16 vs 10
Number of threads 32 vs 20
PassMark - CPU mark 28356 vs 20887

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: Intel Xeon W-2155
CPU 2: AMD EPYC 7371

PassMark - Single thread mark
PassMark - CPU mark
Name Intel Xeon W-2155 AMD EPYC 7371
PassMark - Single thread mark 2649 2419
PassMark - CPU mark 20887 28356
Geekbench 4 - Single Core 1104
Geekbench 4 - Multi-Core 9442

Compare specifications (specs)

Intel Xeon W-2155 AMD EPYC 7371


Architecture codename Skylake
Launch date Q3'17
Place in performance rating 265 59
Processor Number W-2155
Series Intel® Xeon® W Processor AMD EPYC 7000 Series
Status Launched
Vertical segment Server Server


64 bit support
Base frequency 3.30 GHz 3.1 GHz
Bus Speed 0 GT/s QPI
Manufacturing process technology 14 nm
Maximum core temperature 68
Maximum frequency 4.50 GHz 3.8 GHz
Number of cores 10 16
Number of QPI Links 0
Number of threads 20 32
Number of Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) Links 0
L3 cache 64 MB


Max memory channels 4 8
Maximum memory bandwidth 85.3 GB/s 341 GB/s
Maximum memory size 512 GB
Supported memory types DDR4 1600/1866/2133/2400/2666 DDR4
Supported memory frequency 2666 MHz


Low Halogen Options Available
Max number of CPUs in a configuration 1
Package Size 45mm x 52.5mm
Sockets supported FCLGA2066
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 140 Watt 200 Watt
Socket Count 1P/2P


Max number of PCIe lanes 48
PCI Express revision 3.0 x128
PCIe configurations x4, x8, x16
Scalability 1S Only

Security & Reliability

Execute Disable Bit (EDB)
Intel® Identity Protection technology
Intel® Memory Protection Extensions (Intel® MPX)
Intel® OS Guard
Intel® Secure Key technology
Intel® Software Guard Extensions (Intel® SGX)
Intel® Trusted Execution technology (TXT)
Secure Boot

Advanced Technologies

Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® technology
Idle States
Instruction set extensions Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Intel 64
Intel® AES New Instructions
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Intel® Flex Memory Access
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
Physical Address Extensions (PAE) 46-bit
Speed Shift technology
Thermal Monitoring


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