Intel Xeon Platinum 8358 vs AMD EPYC 7662

Price now no data
Games supported 100%
EPYC 7662
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  • Max video memory
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  • Maximum resolution
Xeon Platinum 8358
Intel Xeon Platinum 8358
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  • Core clock speed
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Price now 4696$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing EPYC 7662 and Xeon Platinum 8358 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking1853
Value for moneyno data8.69
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCno data
Architecture codenameZen 2 (2019−2020)Ice Lake-SP (2021)
Release date19 February 2020 (3 years old)6 April 2021 (2 years old)
Current priceno data$4696
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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Technical specs

EPYC 7662 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 cores64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)32 (Dotriaconta-Core)
Base clock speed2 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed3.3 GHz3.4 GHz
L1 cache4 MB64K (per core)
L2 cache32 MB1 MB (per core)
L3 cache256 MB48 MB (shared)
Chip lithography7 nm, 14 nm10 nm
Maximum core temperatureno data81 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data81 °C
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplierno data-


Information on EPYC 7662 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 configurationno data2
SocketSocket SP3FCLGA4189
Power consumption (TDP)225 Watt250 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7662 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 7662 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 7662 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 7662 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 channels88
Maximum memory bandwidth204.763 GB/sno data
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7662 and Xeon Platinum 8358.

PCIe versionno data4.0
PCI Express lanesno data64

Synthetic benchmark performance

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

Combined synthetic benchmark 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 7662 58.03
Xeon Platinum 8358 43.17

EPYC 7662 outperforms Xeon Platinum 8358 by 34% in our combined benchmark results.


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: 68%

EPYC 7662 73143
Xeon Platinum 8358 54416

EPYC 7662 outperforms Xeon Platinum 8358 by 34% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 58.03 43.17
Recency 19 February 2020 6 April 2021
Boost clock speed 3300 2600
Base clock speed 2000 2600
Chip lithography 7 nm 10 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 225 Watt 250 Watt

Based on the results of synthetic tests, our recommendation leans towards the EPYC 7662 due to its superior performance when compared to the Xeon Platinum 8358 processor.

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