|AMD EPYC 7551||Intel Core i9-7980XE|
AMD EPYC 7551 or Intel Core i9-7980XE ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.
The AMD EPYC 7551 has 32 cores with 64 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 8 (Octa Channel) memory channels. The AMD EPYC 7551 was released in Q3/2017.
The Intel Core i9-7980XE has 18 cores with 36 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 4.20 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. The Intel Core i9-7980XE was released in Q4/2017.
|AMD EPYC||Family||Intel Core i9|
|AMD EPYC 7001||CPU group||Intel Core i 7000X|
|Naples (Zen)||Architecture||Skylake X|
|Desktop / Server||Segment||Desktop / Server|
|AMD EPYC 7552||Successor||--|
CPU Cores and Base Frequency
In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD EPYC 7551 or Intel Core i9-7980XE can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.
|2.00 GHz||Frequency||2.60 GHz|
|3.00 GHz||Turbo Frequency (1 Core)||4.20 GHz|
|2.55 GHz||Turbo Frequency (All Cores)||3.50 GHz|
The AMD EPYC 7551 or Intel Core i9-7980XE has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).
|no iGPU||GPU||no iGPU|
|Max. GPU Memory|
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||Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit)||No|
|No||Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit)||No|
Memory & PCIe
The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.
|8 (Octa Channel)||Memory channels||4 (Quad Channel)|
|64.00 MB||L3 Cache||25.00 MB|
The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.
|180 W||TDP (PL1)||165 W|
Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD EPYC 7551 or Intel Core i9-7980XE as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.
|14 nm||Technology||14 nm|
|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|
|AMD-V, SVM||Virtualization||VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d|
|Windows 10, Linux||Operating systems||Windows 10, Linux|
|3200 $||Release price||1999 $|
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Devices using this processor
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