AMD EPYC 7451 vs Intel Xeon E-2236

AMD EPYC 7451
Intel Xeon E-2236

General info

Comparing EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Server
 
Server
Series
AMD EPYC
 
Intel Xeon E
Architecture codename
Naples
 
Coffee Lake
Release date
29 June 2017
 
27 May 2019
Launch price (MSRP)
$2,400
 
$284

Technical specs

EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
24
 
6
Number of threads
48
 
12
Base frequency
2.3 GHz
 
2.3 GHz
Maximum frequency
3.2 GHz
 
4.8 GHz
Bus support
no data
 
4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache
96K (per core)
 
384 KB
L2 cache
512K (per core)
 
1.5 MB
L3 cache
64 MB (shared)
 
12 MB
Manufacturing process technology
14 nm
 
14 nm
Die size
192 mm2
 
149.6 mm2
Maximum core temperature
no data
 
100 °C
Transistor count
4,800 million
 
no data
64 bit support
+
 
+
Unlocked
+
 
-

Compatibility

Information on EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
2 (Multiprocessor)
 
1
Socket
TR4
 
FCLGA1151
Power consumption (TDP)
180 Watt
 
80 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
no data
 
Intel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
AES-NI
+
 
+
AVX
+
 
+
vPro
no data
 
+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
no data
 
+
Turbo Boost
no data
 
2.0
Hyper-Threading
no data
 
+
TSX
-
 
+
Idle States
no data
 
+
Thermal Monitoring
-
 
+

Security technologies

EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
TXT
no data
 
+
EDB
no data
 
+
Secure Key
no data
 
+
MPX
-
 
+
SGX
no data
 
Yes with Intel® ME
OS Guard
no data
 
+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
-
VT-d
no data
 
+
VT-x
no data
 
+
EPT
no data
 
+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236.
Supported memory types
DDR4 Eight-channel
 
DDR4-2666
Maximum memory size
2 TiB
 
128 GB
Max memory channels
8
 
2
Maximum memory bandwidth
158.95 GB/s
 
39.74 GB/s
ECC memory support
+
 
+

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236.
Integrated graphics
no data
 
N/A

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.
Max resolution over HDMI 1.4
no data
 
N/A
Max resolution over eDP
no data
 
N/A
Max resolution over DisplayPort
no data
 
N/A
Max resolution over VGA
no data
 
N/A

Graphics API support

APIs supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
no data
 
N/A
OpenGL
no data
 
N/A

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
3.0
Max number of PCIe lanes
128
 
16

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

EPYC 7451 20.57 +21.3%
Xeon E-2236 16.96

Passmark

EPYC 7451 16718 +21.3%
Xeon E-2236 13788

Gaming performance

Let's see how good EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD EPYC 7451

21.3% faster in synthetic tests
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Unlocked

Advantages of Intel Xeon E-2236

Much newer (27 May 2019 vs 29 June 2017)
Cheaper ($284 vs $2400)
Less power hungry (80 vs 180 watts)
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
TransactionalSynchronizationExtensionVersion
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
MemoryProtectionExtensionsVersion

So, EPYC 7451 or Xeon E-2236?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD EPYC 7451.
Should you still have questions on choice between EPYC 7451 and Xeon E-2236, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.

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