Intel Xeon W-3175X vs AMD EPYC 7742
Comparing Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
4 × 8 GT / s
64K (per core)
1 MB (per core)
38.5 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
7 nm, 14 nm
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
Information on Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 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 W-3175X and EPYC 7742. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Instruction set extensions
Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX, Intel® AVX2, Intel® AVX-512
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)
Turbo Boost Max 3.0
Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 technologies aimed at raising security, for example, by protecting against hacks.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 are enumerated here.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742.
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 W-3175X and EPYC 7742.
Max number of PCIe lanes
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Xeon W-3175X 70.81
EPYC 7742 100.00 +41.2%
Xeon W-3175X 33538
EPYC 7742 47365 +41.2%
Let's see how good Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of Intel Xeon W-3175X
Cheaper ($2999 vs $6950)
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 7742
41.2% faster in synthetic tests
Somewhat newer (7 August 2019 vs 8 October 2018)
Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 14 nm)
Less power hungry (225 vs 255 watts)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
So, Xeon W-3175X or EPYC 7742?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD EPYC 7742.
Should you still have questions on choice between Xeon W-3175X and EPYC 7742, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.