AMD EPYC 7H12 vs Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3

Price now 511$
Games supported 99%
Intel Xeon E5-2667 v3
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Price now 4250$
Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon E5-2667 v3 and EPYC 7H12 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating6572
Value for money2.019.46
Market segmentServerServer
Seriesno dataAMD EPYC
Architecture codenameHaswell-EP (2014)Zen 2 (2019−2020)
Release date1 July 2014 (8 years old)18 September 2019 (3 years old)
Current price$511 $4250
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Technical specs

Xeon E5-2667 v3 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 cores8 (Octa-Core)64 (Tetrahexaconta-Core)
Base clock speed3.2 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost clock speed3.6 GHz3.3 GHz
L1 cache64K (per core)96K (per core)
L2 cache256K (per core)512K (per core)
L3 cache20 MB (shared)256 MB (shared)
Chip lithography22 nm7 nm, 14 nm
Die size356 mm2192 mm2
Maximum core temperature78 °Cno data
Number of transistors2,600 million4,800 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility-+
Unlocked multiplier-+


Information on Xeon E5-2667 v3 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 configuration22 (Multiprocessor)
Thermal design power (TDP)135 Watt280 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2667 v3 and EPYC 7H12. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® AVX2no data
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX-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 E5-2667 v3 and EPYC 7H12 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 E5-2667 v3 and EPYC 7H12 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 E5-2667 v3 and EPYC 7H12. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-1600, DDR4-1866, DDR4-2133DDR4 Eight-channel
Maximum memory size768 GB4 TiB
Max memory channels48
Maximum memory bandwidth68 GB/s204.763 GB/s
ECC memory support++


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2667 v3 and EPYC 7H12.

PCIe version3.0no data
PCI Express lanes40no data

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.

Xeon E5-2667 v3 9.96
EPYC 7H12 79.98
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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%

Xeon E5-2667 v3 12557
EPYC 7H12 100817

EPYC 7H12 outperforms Xeon E5-2667 v3 by 703% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 9.96 79.98
Recency 1 July 2014 18 September 2019
Boost clock speed 3600 3300
Base clock speed 3200 2600
Chip lithography 22 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 135 Watt 280 Watt

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends


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