AMD EPYC 9654 vs Intel Xeon E5-2407 v2

Price now 286$
Games supported 78%
Xeon E5-2407 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2407 v2
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EPYC 9654
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Price now 6730$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance ranking15321
Value for money0.38no data
Market segmentServerServer
Seriesno dataAMD EPYC
Architecture codenameIvy Bridge-EN (2013)Genoa
Release date1 September 2013 (9 years old)no data
Launch price (MSRP)$476$11,805
Current price$286 (0.6x MSRP)$6730 (0.6x MSRP)
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654 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 cores4 (Quad-Core)96
Base clock speed2.4 GHz2.4 GHz
Boost clock speed2.4 GHz3.7 GHz
L1 cache64 KB (per core)64K (per core)
L2 cache256 KB (per core)1 MB (per core)
L3 cache10 MB (shared)384 MB (shared)
Chip lithography22 nm5 nm, 6 nm
Die size160 mm212x 72 mm2
Maximum core temperature76 °Cno data
Number of transistors1,400 million78,840 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-no data
Unlocked multiplier-no data


Information on Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654 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 configuration22
Power consumption (TDP)80 Watt360 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVXno data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology-no data
Hyper-Threading Technology-no data
TSX-no data
Idle States+no data
Thermal Monitoring+no data
Flex Memory Access-no data
Demand Based Switching+no data
PAE46 Bitno data

Security technologies

Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data
Secure Key+no data
Identity Protection-no data
OS Guard+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654 are enumerated here.

AMD-Vno data+
VT-d+no data
VT-x+no data
EPT+no data

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR5-4800
Maximum memory size384 GB6 TiB
Max memory channels3no data
Maximum memory bandwidth32 GB/s460.8 GB/s
ECC memory support+no data


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2407 v2 and EPYC 9654.

PCIe version3.05.0
PCI Express lanes24no data

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.

Xeon E5-2407 v2 2.78
EPYC 9654 100.00

EPYC 9654 outperforms Xeon E5-2407 v2 by 3497% 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%

Xeon E5-2407 v2 3504
EPYC 9654 126045

EPYC 9654 outperforms Xeon E5-2407 v2 by 3497% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance score 2.78 100.00
Cost $476 $11805
Boost clock speed 2400 3700
Chip lithography 22 nm 5 nm
Power consumption (TDP) 80 Watt 360 Watt

Based on the results of synthetic tests, our recommendation leans towards the EPYC 9654 due to its superior performance when compared to the Xeon E5-2407 v2 processor.

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