Intel Core i7-8086K vs Dual AMD EPYC 7601: performance


Performance comparison between the two processors, with the Intel Core i7-8086K and the Dual AMD EPYC 7601. The first has a turbo frequency of 5,0 GHz, with 6 cores, and the second has a maximum frequency of 3,2 GHz, with a total of 64 cores.

Geekbench 4:

Processor Geekbench 4 – Score multi-core & single-core – Linux 64-bit
Dual AMD EPYC 7601  3 682
 67 444
Intel Core i7-8086K  6 405
 25 062

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, image encryption, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML rendering, PDF rendering, Matrix calculation, Fast Fourier Transformation, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these two chips. For each result, we took an average of the last 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

On the single-core side, the difference is 74%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 169%.

Cinebench R15:

Processor Cinebench R15 – Score
Dual AMD EPYC 7601  140
 6,109
Intel Core i7-8086K  210
 1,404

Cinebench R15 allows to evaluate the performance of a CPU by rendering a photorealistic 3D scene. The scene has 2,000 objects, 300,000 polygons, antialiasing, uses sharp and fuzzy reflections, bright areas, procedural shaders, shadows, etc. The faster the rendering of the scene is created, the more powerful the PC is, with a high number of points.

On this software, there is a difference of 50% in single-core. On the multi-core side, the gap reaches 335%.