Intel Xeon Gold 6342 vs AMD EPYC 7502P

Price now 2230$
Games supported 100%
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Intel Xeon Gold 6342
Intel Xeon Gold 6342
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Price now 3600$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating6168
Value for money10.5910.66
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameZen 2 (2019−2020)Ice Lake-SP (2021)
Release date7 August 2019 (3 years old)6 April 2021 (1 year old)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,300no data
Current price$2230 (1x MSRP)$3600
Value for money

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Technical specs

EPYC 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342 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 GHz2.8 GHz
Boost clock speed3.35 GHz3.5 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 data81 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data81 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on EPYC 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342 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 configuration1 (Uniprocessor)2
Thermal design power (TDP)180 Watt230 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342. 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 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342 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 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342 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 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342. 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 7502P and Xeon Gold 6342.

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 7502P 39.03
Xeon Gold 6342 37.54
  • 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 7502P 49191
Xeon Gold 6342 47320

EPYC 7502P outperforms Xeon Gold 6342 by 4% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 39.03 37.54
Recency 7 August 2019 6 April 2021
Boost clock speed 3350 3500
Base clock speed 2500 2800
Chip lithography 7 nm 10 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 180 Watt 230 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

EPYC 7502P


Intel Xeon Gold 6342
Xeon Gold 6342

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