Intel Xeon Gold 6258R vs AMD EPYC 7702P

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AMD EPYC 7702P
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Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
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General info

Comparing EPYC 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating2923
Value for money4.994.63
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesAMD EPYCIntel Xeon Gold
Architecture codenameZen 2 (2019−2020)Cascade Lake (2019−2020)
Release date7 August 2019
(3 years old)
24 February 2020
(2 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$4,425$3,950
Current price$5378 (1.2x MSRP)$3625 (0.9x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

EPYC 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R 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)28 (Octacosa-Core)
Threads12856
Base clock speed2 GHz2.7 GHz
Boost clock speed3.35 GHz4 GHz
Bus supportno data4 × 8 GT/s
L1 cache96K (per core)1.75 MB
L2 cache512K (per core)28 MB
L3 cache256 MB (shared)38.5 MB
Chip lithography7 nm, 14 nm14 nm
Die size192 mm2no data
Maximum core temperatureno data74 °C
Number of transistors4,800 millionno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier+-

Compatibility

Information on EPYC 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R 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
SocketTR4FCLGA3647
Thermal design power (TDP)200 Watt205 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by EPYC 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R. 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
AES-NI++
AVX++
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 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R 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 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R 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 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4 Eight-channelDDR4-2933
Maximum memory size4 TiB1 TB
Max memory channels86
Maximum memory bandwidth204.763 GB/s140.8 GB/s
ECC memory support++

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by EPYC 7702P and Xeon Gold 6258R.

PCIe versionno data3.0
PCI Express lanesno data48

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 7702P 50.18
Xeon Gold 6258R 51.55
+2.7%
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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 7702P 62278
Xeon Gold 6258R 63984
+2.7%

Xeon Gold 6258R outperforms EPYC 7702P by 3% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 50.18 51.55
Recency 7 August 2019 24 February 2020
Cost $4425 $3950
Boost clock speed 3350 2700
Chip lithography 7 nm 14 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 200 Watt 205 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD EPYC 7702P
EPYC 7702P

and

Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
Xeon Gold 6258R

The differences in performance seem too small.


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