AMDFD6300WMHKBOX
IntelBX80646I74790K

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 217,573 user samples
80,355 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 345th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
137,218 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 37th / 1105
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
47.7 % 88.3 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+85%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
69.7 Pts 125 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+79%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
233 Pts 432 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+85%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
316 Pts 647 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+105%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78.7 Pts 140 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+78%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
276 Pts 509 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+84%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
385 Pts 730 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+90%
Market Share
Based on 8,894,855 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.16 % 1.54 % Much higher market share.
+33%
Value
Value For Money
81.4 % 82.3 % +1%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
66 % 89 % Much more popular.
+35%
Price
Price (score)
$70 Hugely cheaper.
+80%
$352
Age
Newest
67 Months 47 Months More recent.
+30%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 88 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+7%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
6 threads 8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 22 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+31%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+7%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
85 Pts 139 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+64%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
73.9 Pts 140 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+89%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
290 Pts 508 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+75%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
252 Pts 512 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+103%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
390 Pts 693 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+78%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
336 Pts 742 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+121%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Haswell (2013)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1150
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 4600
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