AMD EPYC 7451 vs Intel Xeon Silver 4214
Comparing EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214 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 Silver 4214 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
96K (per core)
512K (per core)
64 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
Information on EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
EPYC 7451 20.57
Xeon Silver 4214 22.80 +10.8%
EPYC 7451 16718
Xeon Silver 4214 18535 +10.9%
Let's see how good EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD EPYC 7451
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
Advantages of Intel Xeon Silver 4214
10.8% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (2 April 2019 vs 29 June 2017)
Cheaper ($694 vs $2400)
Less power hungry (85 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)
So, EPYC 7451 or Xeon Silver 4214?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon Silver 4214.
Should you still have questions on choice between EPYC 7451 and Xeon Silver 4214, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.