Intel Xeon Platinum 8358 vs AMD EPYC 74F3

Price now 3100$
Games supported 100%
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Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
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Price now 4866$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating3254
Value for money5.485.30
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameMilan (2021)Ice Lake-SP (2021)
Release date12 January 2021
(2 years old)
6 April 2021
(1 year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,900no data
Current price$3100 (1.1x MSRP)$4866
Value for money

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Technical specs

EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358 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)32 (Dotriaconta-Core)
Base clock speed2.8 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz3.4 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache256 MB (shared)48 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nm+10 nm
Maximum core temperatureno data81 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data81 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358 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 configuration22
Thermal design power (TDP)240 Watt250 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
vProno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+

Security technologies

EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
SGXno dataYes with Intel® SPS

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358 are enumerated here.

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

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-3200DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size4 TiB6 TB
Max memory channelsno data8
Maximum memory bandwidth204.795 GB/sno data
ECC memory supportno data+


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 74F3 and Xeon Platinum 8358.

PCIe version4.04.0
PCI Express lanesno data64

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 71.34
Xeon Platinum 8358 64.20
  • 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 60472
Xeon Platinum 8358 54416

EPYC 74F3 outperforms Xeon Platinum 8358 by 11% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 71.34 64.20
Recency 12 January 2021 6 April 2021
Boost clock speed 4000 3400
Base clock speed 2800 2600
Chip lithography 7 nm 10 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 240 Watt 250 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends


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