IntelBX80601950
AMDFD6300WMHKBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.07GHz Nehalem (2007)

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 98,642 user samples
13,560 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 37% Base clock 3.05 GHz
Poor: 37% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 285th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
85,082 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 57% Base clock 4.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 0.75 GHz (avg)
Poor: 36% Great: 57%
SPEED RANK: 340th / 1100
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
53.5 % Slightly faster effective speed.
+11%
48 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
76.8 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+10%
70 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
262 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+11%
235 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
376 Pts Faster multi-core speed.
+18%
319 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
92.9 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+16%
79.8 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
320 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+11%
289 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
457 Pts Faster OC multi-core speed.
+17%
392 Pts
Market Share
Based on 8,473,098 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.18 % 1.22 % Hugely higher market share.
+578%
Value
Value For Money
53 % 81.3 % Much better value.
+54%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 73 % More popular.
+18%
Price
Price (score)
$300 $72 Much cheaper.
+76%
Age
Newest
109 Months 66 Months Much more recent.
+39%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
130 Watts 95 Watts More energy efficient.
+27%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 6 cores Much higher core count.
+50%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Much higher thread count.
+33%
6 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
45 nm 32 nm Newer manufacturing.
+29%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.07 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+14%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.33 GHz 4.1 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+23%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
89.4 Pts +2% 87.4 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
95 Pts Faster single-core fp speed.
+28%
74.4 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
310 Pts +3% 301 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
329 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+27%
260 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
434 Pts Slightly faster multi-core int speed.
+9%
399 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
477 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+38%
345 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Nehalem (2007) Piledriver (2012)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1366 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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