The AMD EPYC 7282 is a processor filled with mystique in some circles. It weighs in with a scant 120W TDP yet it has full PCIe Gen4 I/O, memory capacity, and sixteen cores. If you were looking for a lower-power AMD EPYC 7002 series CPU, this is it. In fact, Patrick mentioned it in his AMD EPYC 7002 Rome v Threadripper for Workstations piece because many stop by STH and openly wonder if it can even handle workstation roles as a $650 16-core part. In our review, we are going to see how well this part performs.
Key stats for the AMD EPYC 7282: 16 cores / 32 threads with a 2.8GHz base clock and 3.2GHz turbo boost. There is 64MB of onboard L3 cache. The CPU features a 120W TDP. These are $650 list price parts.
Here is what the lscpu output looks like for an AMD EPYC 7282:
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