Intel Xeon Platinum 8173M vs AMD EPYC 7402P
Comparing Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
96K (per core)
512K (per core)
128 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm, 14 nm
64 bit support
Information on Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P 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 Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P.
Supported memory types
Maximum memory size
Max memory channels
Maximum memory bandwidth
119.21 GB / s
190.7 GB / s
ECC memory support
Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Xeon Platinum 8173M 36.63
EPYC 7402P 45.79 +25%
Xeon Platinum 8173M 28695
EPYC 7402P 35872 +25%
Let's see how good Xeon Platinum 8173M and EPYC 7402P are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Xeon Platinum 8173M
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 7402P
25% faster in synthetic tests
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 14 nm)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
So, Xeon Platinum 8173M or EPYC 7402P?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD EPYC 7402P.
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