Intel Xeon Gold 6248R vs AMD EPYC 7551P

Price now 453$
Games supported 100%
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Intel Xeon Gold 6248R
Intel Xeon Gold 6248R
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Price now 3683$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating96103
Value for money30.788.65
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCIntel Xeon Gold
Architecture codenameNaples (2017−2018)Cascade Lake (2019−2020)
Release date20 June 2017 (5 years old)24 February 2020 (3 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$2,100$2,700
Current price$453 (0.2x MSRP)$3683 (1.4x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R 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 GHz3 GHz
Boost clock speed3 GHz4 GHz
Bus supportno data4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache96K (per core)1.5 MB
L2 cache512K (per core)24 MB
L3 cache64 MB (shared)35.75 MB
Chip lithography14 nm14 nm
Die size192 mm2no data
Maximum core temperatureno data75 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier+-


Information on EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R 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)no data
Thermal design power (TDP)180 Watt205 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R. 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+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Speed Shiftno data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data+
TSXno data+
TSXno data+
Turbo Boost Max 3.0no data-

Security technologies

EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R 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 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Eight-channelDDR4-2933
Maximum memory size2 TiB1 TB
Max memory channels86
Maximum memory bandwidth170.671 GB/s140.8 GB/s
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7551P and Xeon Gold 6248R.

PCIe version3.03.0
PCI Express lanes12848

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 7551P 31.90
Xeon Gold 6248R 30.63
  • 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 7551P 40211
Xeon Gold 6248R 38604

EPYC 7551P outperforms Xeon Gold 6248R by 4% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 31.90 30.63
Recency 20 June 2017 24 February 2020
Cost $2100 $2700
Thermal design power (TDP) 180 Watt 205 Watt

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