AMD EPYC 7H12 vs Intel Pentium 4 P4 3.0

Price now 46$
Games supported 80%
Intel Pentium 4 P4 3.0
Intel Pentium 4 P4 3.0
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Price now 4100$
Games supported 10%

General info

Comparing Pentium 4 P4 3.0 and EPYC 7H12 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating1924not rated
Place by popularityno data56
Value for money7.19no data
Market segmentDesktop processorServer
SeriesPentium 4AMD EPYC
Architecture codenameNorthwood (2001−2004)Zen 2 (2019−2020)
Release dateno data18 September 2019
(3 years old)
Current price$46 $4100
Value for money

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Technical specs

Pentium 4 P4 3.0 and EPYC 7H12 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 cores1 (Single-Core)64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)
Base clock speedno data2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed3 GHz3.3 GHz
Bus support400 MHzno data
L1 cacheno data96K (per core)
L2 cacheno data512K (per core)
L3 cacheno data256 MB (shared)
Chip lithography130 nm7 nm, 14 nm
Die sizeno data192 mm2
Number of transistorsno data4,800 million
64 bit support-+
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier-+


Information on Pentium 4 P4 3.0 and EPYC 7H12 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 (Multiprocessor)
Socketno dataTR4
Thermal design power (TDP)89 Watt280 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pentium 4 P4 3.0 and EPYC 7H12. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

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AVXno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pentium 4 P4 3.0 and EPYC 7H12 are enumerated here.

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Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Pentium 4 P4 3.0 and EPYC 7H12. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesno dataDDR4 Eight-channel
Maximum memory sizeno data4 TiB
Max memory channelsno data8
Maximum memory bandwidthno data204.763 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data+

Advantages and disadvantages

Boost clock speed 3000 3300
Base clock speed 0 2600
Chip lithography 130 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 89 Watt 280 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Pentium 4 P4 3.0
Pentium 4 P4 3.0



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Be aware that Pentium 4 P4 3.0 is a desktop processor while EPYC 7H12 is a server/workstation one.

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Competitors of Pentium 4 P4 3.0 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pentium 4 P4 3.0 from AMD is Athlon X4 950, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

AMD Athlon X4 950 Athlon X4 950

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Pentium 4 P4 3.0:

PRO A10-9700 102.86
Pentium 4 P4 3.0 100
A10-9700 99.29

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