Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2 vs AMD EPYC 74F3

Price now 5794$
Games supported 100%
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Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2
Intel Xeon E7-8895 v2
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Price now 45$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating3239
Value for money3.52100.00
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameMilan (2021)no data
Release date12 January 2021 (2 years old)1 January 2014 (9 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,900no data
Current price$5794 (2x MSRP)$45
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Technical specs

EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores24 (Tetracosa-Core)15 (Pentadeca-Core)
Base clock speed2.8 GHz2.8 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz3.6 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)no data
L2 cache512K (per core)no data
L3 cache256 MB (shared)37.5 MB
Chip lithography7 nm+22 nm
Maximum core temperatureno data67 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility+-
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration28
SocketSP3no data
Thermal design power (TDP)240 Watt155 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® AVX
AVX+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data-
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
PAEno data46 Bit
Instruction Replayno data-

Security technologies

EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR3-1066, DDR3-1333, DDR3-1600
Maximum memory size4 TiB1.5 TB
Max memory channelsno data4
Maximum memory bandwidth204.795 GB/s85 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data+


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon E7-8895 v2.

PCIe version4.03.0
PCI Express lanesno data32

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

EPYC 74F3 48.07
Xeon E7-8895 v2 45.35
  • Passmark


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

EPYC 74F3 60587
Xeon E7-8895 v2 57165

EPYC 74F3 outperforms Xeon E7-8895 v2 by 6% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 48.07 45.35
Recency 12 January 2021 1 January 2014
Boost clock speed 4000 0
Base clock speed 2800 0
Chip lithography 7 nm 22 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 240 Watt 155 Watt

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