Truth is bitter. If AMD chips are ”Glued together” they still offer better performance in less power consumption compared to Intel overpriced proccessors. Ryzen 8 Cores consumes less power than the Intel 7700k Quadcore proccessor and 6 Cores 6850k 6800K you will see in charts below.

On monday, Intel launched roughtly 50 SKUs in total with top end 28 cores price reaching 10,000$ to 11,000$. On Anandtech providing preliminary data AMD’s Epyc and these new Intel’s Skylake-SP Xeon compared with each other.


AMD’s Epyc is not leading in every task, But in price to performance and some solid win in some tests competitive performance in less price shows AMD can handle intel newly launched processors very well. EPYC 7601 32 Cores 180W Clocked at 2.2GHz (Base) at 4200$ while its competitive processor Xeon 8180 28 Cores priced at 10,000$ 2.5GHz Base Clock.



Power Consumption of Ryzen 7 vs Intel Quadcore:

Credits: Techpowerup

AMD’s new Ryzen CPUs are already taking market share from Intel, the first time in over 10 years.

The latest quarterly market share report from PassMark, Which is based on thousands of submissions that enter their database every quarter, AMD is making strides in CPU market share. The new Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 Proccessors sold like hotcakes. Ryzen 7 and 5 was top selling proccessor on Amazon US and Amazon UK but somehow Intel made it to top.



  1. In an official slide Intel put together as part of a presentation promoting its Xeon processors over AMD s competing Zen-based Epyc server chips, Intel described AMD s offering as being a glued-together solution.


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