Intel Core i9-10990XE vs AMD EPYC 7F72

Intel Core i9-10990XE
Intel Socket 2066 DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 22 / Mar 2020
Intel Core i9-10990XE

AMD EPYC 7F72
AMD Socket SP3 SERVER
3200 MHz / Cores: 24 / Apr 2020
AMD EPYC 7F72

Summary

Reasons to consider Intel Core i9-10990XE

Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.
Higher overall performance, based on specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider AMD EPYC 7F72

140 watts lower power draw.

Intel Core i9-10990XE

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i9-10990XE

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

Intel Core i9-10990XE

Productivity

HWBench recommends Intel Core i9-10990XE

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Features

Intel Core i9-10990XE AMD EPYC 7F72
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
HTT
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
Boost 3.0
EMMX
SSE4.1
SSE4A
ABM
AES
RdRand
SHA
ADX
Real
Protected
SMM
FPU
NX bit
SMT
AMD-Vi
AMD-V
SME
TSME
SEV
SenseMi
Boost 2

Architecture

Intel Core i9-10990XE AMD EPYC 7F72
Architecture Intel_Cascadelake vs AMD_Zen_2
Market Desktop vs Server
Memory Support DDR4 Quad-channel vs DDR4-3200 MHz Eight-channel
Codename Cascade Lake-X vs Rome
Release Date Mar 2020 vs Apr 2020

Cores

Intel Core i9-10990XE AMD EPYC 7F72
Cores 22 vs 24
Threads 44 vs 48
SMPs 1 vs 2
Integrated Graphics No vs No

Cache

Intel Core i9-10990XE AMD EPYC 7F72
L1 Cache 64K (per core) vs 96K (per core)
L2 Cache 1MB (per core) vs 512K (per core)
L3 Cache 30.25MB (shared) vs 192MB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i9-10990XE AMD EPYC 7F72
Socket Intel Socket 2066 vs AMD Socket SP3
Max Case Temp N/A vs N/A
Package FC-LGA2066 vs FCLGA-4094
Die Size unknown vs 74mm²
Process 14 nm vs 7 nm

Performance

Intel Core i9-10990XE AMD EPYC 7F72
Cpu Frequency 4000 MHz vs 3200 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed 5000 MHz vs 3700 MHz
Base Clock 100 MHz vs 100 MHz
Voltage N/A vs N/A
TDP 380 W vs 240 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-10990XE
    6000 points
  • AMD EPYC 7F72
    4070 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i9-10990XE
    126720 points
  • AMD EPYC 7F72
    103065 points

Points - higher is better