AMD EPYC 7502 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6312U

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Intel Xeon Gold 6312U
Intel Xeon Gold 6312U
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Processor Processor AMD EPYC 7502 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6312U

General info

Comparing EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating2433
Value for money9.66no data
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameZen 2Ice Lake
Release date7 August 2019 (2 years ago)6 April 2021 (less than a year ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,600no data
Price now$3590 (1.4x MSRP)no data
Value for money

To get the index we compare the characteristics of the processors and their cost, taking into account the cost of other processors.

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Technical specs

EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U 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 cores32 (Dotriaconta-Core)24 (Tetracosa-Core)
Base clock speed2.5 GHz2.4 GHz
Boost clock speed3.35 GHz3.6 GHz
L1 cache96K (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache512K (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache128 MB (shared)36 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nm, 14 nm10 nm
Die size192 mm2no data
Maximum core temperatureno data80 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data80 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+no data


Information on EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U 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 configuration2 (Multiprocessor)1
Thermal design power (TDP)180 Watt185 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U. 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+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+

Security technologies

EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U 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 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U 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 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Eight-channelDDR4-3200
Maximum memory size4 TiB6 TB
Max memory channels88
Maximum memory bandwidth204.763 GB/sno data
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U.

PCIe versionno data4.0
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 7502 56.03
Xeon Gold 6312U 49.84
  • 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.

EPYC 7502 49177
Xeon Gold 6312U 43745

Gaming performance

Let's see how good EPYC 7502 and Xeon Gold 6312U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 56.03 49.84
Novelty 7 August 2019 6 April 2021
Boost clock speed 3350 3600
Base clock speed 2500 2400
Chip lithography 7 nm 10 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 180 Watt 185 Watt

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


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