AMDFD6300WMHKBOX
IntelBX80662I56600K

6 Cores, 6 Threads
@3.5GHz Piledriver (2012)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 143,908 user samples
58,105 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 57% Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 39% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 39% Great: 57%
SPEED RANK: 280th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
85,803 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 108% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Worst Bench: 67% Base clock 3.5 GHz
Poor: 67% Great: 108%
SPEED RANK: 20th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
47.9 % -84% 88.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+84%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
69.9 Pts -75% 122 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+75%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
234 Pts -94% 455 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+94%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
319 Pts -48% 473 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+48%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
80.1 Pts -80% 144 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+80%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
287 Pts -97% 566 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+97%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
396 Pts -44% 569 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+44%
Market Share
Based on 5,086,830 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.56 % Slightly higher market share.
+12%
1.39 % -12%
Value
Value For Money
77.8 % -26% 97.9 % Better value.
+26%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
72 % -43% 103 % Much more popular.
+43%
Price
Price (score)
$80 Much cheaper.
+64%
$220 -64%
Age
Newest
59 Months -58% 25 Months Much more recent.
+58%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts -4% 91 Watts +4%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores -50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
4 threads -50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm -56% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 0% 3.5 GHz 0%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
3.9 GHz -5%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
87.1 Pts -60% 139 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+60%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
74.5 Pts -100% 149 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+100%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
302 Pts -81% 548 Pts Hugely faster quad-core int speed.
+81%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
257 Pts -128% 586 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+128%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
400 Pts -38% 551 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+38%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
344 Pts -72% 590 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+72%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Skylake (2015)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 530
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