Intel Core i7-4960X vs. AMD Epyc 7251

CPU comparison with benchmarks


Intel Core i7-4960X CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Epyc 7251
Intel Core i7-4960X AMD Epyc 7251
3.60 GHz Frequency 2.10 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 2.90 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 2.90 GHz
6 Cores 8
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No
normal Core architecture normal
GPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
DirectX Version
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
No Codec h264 No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec JPEG No
Ivy Bridge E Architecture Zen
DDR3-1866 Memory DDR4-2666
4 Memory channels 8
Max. Memory
No ECC Yes
L2 Cache
15.00 MB L3 Cache 32.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
40 PCIe lanes 128
22 nm Technology 14 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
LGA 2011 Socket SP3
130W TDP (PL1) 120W
Yes AES-NI Yes
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SEV
Q3/2013 Release date Q3/2017
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
151 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
128 (85%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1092 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
1093 (100%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
846 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
5189 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
0 (0%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
3460 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
3410 (99%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
20120 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
18947 (94%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
1.82 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
1.57 (86%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
11.71 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
11.04 (94%)
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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.

Intel Core i7-4960X Intel Core i7-4960X
6x 3.60 GHz (4.00 GHz) HT
14313 (100%)
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AMD Epyc 7251 AMD Epyc 7251
8x 2.10 GHz (2.90 GHz) HT
11809 (83%)
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