Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 vs AMD Epyc 7401

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Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Epyc 7401
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 AMD Epyc 7401
Intel Xeon E5 Family AMD Epyc
Intel Xeon E5 v4 CPU group AMD Epyc 7001
6 Generation 1
Broadwell E Architecture Naples (Zen)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v3 Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 or AMD Epyc 7401 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.

14 Cores 24
28 Threads 48
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.60 GHz Frequency 2.00 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.00 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.80 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 or AMD Epyc 7401 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
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
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 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 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.

DDR4-2400 Memory DDR4-2666
Max. Memory
4 Memory channels 8
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
35.00 MB L3 Cache 64.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
40 PCIe lanes 128

Thermal Management

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.

135 W TDP (PL1) 170 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 or AMD Epyc 7401 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
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, FMA3
LGA 2011-3 Socket SP3
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V, SVM
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2016 Release date Q3/2017
-- Release price 1450 $
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.50 GHz
793 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
10719 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 2.80 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
20082 (99%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 2.80 GHz
20221 (100%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.50 GHz
146 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
132 (90%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
2223 (70%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 2.80 GHz
3156 (100%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.50 GHz
4124 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
3528 (86%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
55735 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 2.80 GHz
54859 (98%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.50 GHz
1.78 (100%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 3.00 GHz
1.63 (92%)
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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 Xeon E5-2690 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4
14C 28T @ 3.00 GHz
27.38 (86%)
AMD Epyc 7401 AMD Epyc 7401
24C 48T @ 2.80 GHz
31.96 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

Intel Xeon E5-2690 v4 AMD Epyc 7401
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