Average Bench: 55.2% (582nd of 1258)

Based on 9 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00800F12 Model: AMD EPYC 7281 16-Core Processor
Poor: 45%Average: 55.2% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Popular builds with this CPU

Average average bench

The AMD EPYC 7281 16-Core averaged 44.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 1,643Pts
Avg. Memory Latency 61.6Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD EPYC 7281 16-Core is 20.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD EPYC 7281 16-Core performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 456Pts
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed 263Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 Memory 61.6 74.4
49.8 1-Core 70.4 79.9
81.2 2-Core 135 160
53% 89 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 4-Core 263 317
353 8-Core 456 593
45.1% 359 Pts
Min Avg Max
1,357 64-Core 1,643 1,817
110% 1,643 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.4
1-Core 79.9
2-Core 159
62% 105 Pts
4-Core 310
8-Core 488
51% 399 Pts
64-Core 1,813
122% 1,813 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 79.1
2-Core 160
62% 104 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 502
48% 388 Pts
64-Core 1,817
122% 1,817 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 71.4
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 129
58% 93.1 Pts
4-Core 278
8-Core 462
47% 370 Pts
64-Core 1,746
117% 1,746 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Memory 52
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 157
54% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 483
46% 372 Pts
64-Core 1,691
114% 1,691 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 58
1-Core 49.8
2-Core 118
45% 75.4 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 378
36% 292 Pts
64-Core 1,357
91% 1,357 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.2
1-Core 60.7
2-Core 118
46% 76.8 Pts
4-Core 206
8-Core 353
35% 280 Pts
64-Core 1,421
95% 1,421 Pts

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 31,795,841 CPUs tested.

Typical EPYC 7281 16-Core Builds (Compare 0 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-MZ31-AR0-00

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