AMD EPYC 74F3 vs Intel Xeon Gold 6258R

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Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
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AMD EPYC 74F3
AMD EPYC 74F3
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Games supported 100%

General info

Comparing Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating2232
Value for money5.975.48
Market segmentServerServer
SeriesIntel Xeon GoldAMD EPYC
Architecture codenameCascade Lake (2019−2020)Milan (2021)
Release date24 February 2020
(2 years old)
12 January 2021
(2 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$3,950$2,900
Current price$3620 (0.9x MSRP)$3100 (1.1x MSRP)
Value for money

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Technical specs

Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3 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 cores28 (Octacosa-Core)24 (Tetracosa-Core)
Threads5648
Base clock speed2.7 GHz2.8 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz4 GHz
Bus support4 × 8 GT/sno data
L1 cache1.75 MB96K (per core)
L2 cache28 MB512K (per core)
L3 cache38.5 MB256 MB (shared)
Chip lithography14 nm7 nm+
Maximum core temperature74 °Cno data
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility++
Unlocked multiplier-+

Compatibility

Information on Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3 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
SocketFCLGA3647SP3
Thermal design power (TDP)205 Watt240 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsIntel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512no data
AES-NI++
AVX++
vPro+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)+no data
Speed Shift+no data
Turbo Boost Technology2.0no data
Hyper-Threading Technology+no data
TSX+no data
TSX+no data
Turbo Boost Max 3.0-no data

Security technologies

Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT+no data
EDB+no data

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3 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 Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2933DDR4-3200
Maximum memory size1 TB4 TiB
Max memory channels6no data
Maximum memory bandwidth140.8 GB/s204.795 GB/s
ECC memory support+no data

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Gold 6258R and EPYC 74F3.

PCIe version3.04.0
PCI Express lanes48no 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 Gold 6258R 75.49
+5.8%
EPYC 74F3 71.34
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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%

Xeon Gold 6258R 63984
+5.8%
EPYC 74F3 60472

Xeon Gold 6258R outperforms EPYC 74F3 by 6% in Passmark.

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages


Performance rating 75.49 71.34
Recency 24 February 2020 12 January 2021
Cost $3950 $2900
Boost clock speed 2700 4000
Base clock speed 0 2800
Chip lithography 14 nm 7 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 205 Watt 240 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

Intel Xeon Gold 6258R
Xeon Gold 6258R

and

AMD EPYC 74F3
EPYC 74F3

The differences in performance seem too small.


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