AMDFD6300WMHKBOX
IntelBX80662I76700K

6 Cores, 6 Threads @3.5GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

4 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Skylake.
Release date: Q3 2015.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 317,321 user samples
104,668 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 56% Base clock 4.85 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 56%
SPEED RANK: 374th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
212,653 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 102% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 102%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 1122
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
46.3 % 88.1 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+90%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
67.4 Pts 125 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+85%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
226 Pts 427 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+89%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
312 Pts 668 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+114%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
78.8 Pts 142 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+80%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
278 Pts 511 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+84%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
381 Pts 759 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+99%
Market Share
Based on 10,354,448 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.13 % 1.85 % Much higher market share.
+64%
Value
Value For Money
83.7 % 86.4 % +3%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
64 % 79 % More popular.
+23%
Price
Price (score)
$60 Hugely cheaper.
+80%
$307
Age
Newest
70 Months 36 Months Much more recent.
+49%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 91 Watts +4%
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 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.1 GHz 4.2 GHz +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
83.7 Pts 138 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+65%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
73.1 Pts 147 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+101%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
290 Pts 502 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+73%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
252 Pts 534 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+112%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
389 Pts 701 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+80%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
335 Pts 802 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+139%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Skylake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 530
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