AMD EPYC 7543P vs Intel Xeon W-3265

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AMD EPYC 7543P CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon W-3265
AMD EPYC 7543P Intel Xeon W-3265

CPU comparison

AMD EPYC 7543P or Intel Xeon W-3265 - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD EPYC 7543P has 32 cores with 64 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.70 GHz. Up to 4096 GB of memory is supported in 8 memory channels. The AMD EPYC 7543P was released in Q1/2021.

The Intel Xeon W-3265 has 24 cores with 48 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.60 GHz. The CPU supports up to 1024 GB of memory in 6 memory channels. The Intel Xeon W-3265 was released in Q2/2019.
AMD EPYC (129) Family Intel Xeon W (83)
AMD EPYC 7003 (29) CPU group Intel Xeon W-2200/3200 (17)
3 Generation 7
Milan (Zen 3) Architecture Cascade Lake W
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Xeon W-3365

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD EPYC 7543P is a 32 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.80 GHz (3.70 GHz). The Intel Xeon W-3265 has 24 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 2.70 GHz (4.60 GHz).

AMD EPYC 7543P Characteristic Intel Xeon W-3265
32 Cores 24
64 Threads 48
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.80 GHz Frequency 2.70 GHz
3.70 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.60 GHz
3.30 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.60 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD EPYC 7543P Characteristic Intel Xeon W-3265
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
-- GPU Generation --
Technology
Max. displays
-- Compute units --
-- Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
-- Max. GPU Memory --
-- DirectX Version --

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The AMD EPYC 7543P supports a maximum of 4096 GB of memory in 8 memory channels. The Intel Xeon W-3265 can connect up to 1024 GB of memory in 6 memory channels.

AMD EPYC 7543P Characteristic Intel Xeon W-3265
DDR4-3200 Memory DDR4-2933
4096 GB Max. Memory 1024 GB
8 (Octa Channel) Memory channels 6 (Hexa Channel)
204.8 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 140.7 GB/s
Yes ECC Yes
-- L2 Cache --
256.00 MB L3 Cache 33.00 MB
4.0 PCIe version 3.0
128 PCIe lanes 64
252.0 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 63.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD EPYC 7543P has a TDP of 225 W, that of the Intel Xeon W-3265 is 205 W.

AMD EPYC 7543P Characteristic Intel Xeon W-3265
225 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 205 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
240 W TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD EPYC 7543P has a 256.00 MB cache, while the Intel Xeon W-3265 cache has a total of 33.00 MB.

AMD EPYC 7543P Characteristic Intel Xeon W-3265
7 nm Technology 14 nm
Chiplet Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
SP3 Socket LGA 3647
AMD-V, SVM Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2021 Release date Q2/2019
2730 $ Release price 3320 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD EPYC 7543P (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 (88%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD EPYC 7543P (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 (56%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
1371 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 4.60 GHz
1211 (88%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.30 GHz
29987 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
19968 (67%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.30 GHz
67086 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
30128 (45%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
1708 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 4.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.30 GHz
18068 (100%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 4.60 GHz
437 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD EPYC 7543P AMD EPYC 7543P
32C 64T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Xeon W-3265 Intel Xeon W-3265
24C 48T @ 3.60 GHz
9723 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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