AMD EPYC 7302 / 7402 / 7502 / 7742 Linux Performance Benchmarks
When it comes to value, the EPYC 7002 series easily continues beating the Xeon Scalable line-up. Even in the single-threaded tests where the EPYC processors did not perform as well, they still easily offer much better value than Intel's current Xeon retail pricing.
Lastly, going back to the raw performance, here is the geometric mean for the three dozen benchmarks carried out on all of the tested processors. The dual Xeon Gold 6138 that combined retail for more than $5k USD or the lone Xeon Platinum 8280 at around $10k USD were just faintly ahead of the EPYC 7402. The EPYC 7402 can be bought today on NewEgg for less than $2k USD. The EPYC 7302 meanwhile at just over one thousand dollars had delivered better performance than the Xeon Gold 6138 that is more than twice the cost.
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