Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4 vs AMD EPYC 7451
Comparing Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
2 × 9.6 GT/s
96K (per core)
512K (per core)
64 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
64 bit support
Information on Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Xeon E5-2679 v4 28.54 +38.7%
EPYC 7451 20.57
Xeon E5-2679 v4 23197 +38.8%
EPYC 7451 16718
Let's see how good Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4
38.7% faster in synthetic tests
TXT (Trusted Execution Technology - protects the system against viruses and rootkits residing in BIOS or in a boot sector)
vPro (a marketing umbrella term for several Intel technologies: AMT, TXT, EDB, VT, Anti-Theft and some others)
Advantages of AMD EPYC 7451
Much newer (29 June 2017 vs 20 June 2016)
Less power hungry (180 vs 200 watts)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
So, Xeon E5-2679 v4 or EPYC 7451?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends Intel Xeon E5-2679 v4.
Should you still have questions on choice between Xeon E5-2679 v4 and EPYC 7451, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.