AMD A4 6300 

Released July, 2013
  • 3.7 GHz
  • Dual core
7.8 Out of 10

Explore 2 desktops with the AMD A4 6300

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A4 6300 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A4 6300
5.8
A6 6400K
5.9
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A4 6300
6.9
A6 6400K
7.1
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A4 6300
5.7
A6 6400K
6.2
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

A4 6300
6.2
A6 6400K
6.8
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

A4 6300
6.8
A6 6400K
7.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A4 6300
8.7
A6 6400K
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

A4 6300
7.8
A6 6400K
7.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A4 6300

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A4 6300
21.25 mHash/s
A6 6400K
34.13 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A4 6300
0.28 fps
A6 6400K
0.4 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 6300
2,313
Core i3 3220
2,251
A6 6400K
2,364

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 6300
1,569
A6 6400K
2,157

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A4 6300
2,633
A6 6400K
3,375
Core i3 3220
2,654

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 6300
2,972
Core i3 3220
5,399
A6 6400K
3,328

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 6300
1,913
Core i3 3220
2,501
A6 6400K
2,108

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A4 6300
2,090,000 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s
A6 6400K
2,380,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz
Cores Dual core
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. ABM
  2. AES
  3. AMD-V
  4. AMD64
  5. AVX
  6. AVX 1.1
  7. BMI1
  8. CVT16
  9. F16C
  10. FMA3
  11. FMA4
  12. MMX
  13. SSE
  14. SSE2
  15. SSE3
  16. SSE4.1
  17. SSE4.2
  18. SSE4a
  19. Supplemental SSE3
  20. TBM
  21. XOP
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 6.81 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache None
Manufacture process 32 nm
Max CPUs 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.51 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.51 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 8370D
Latest DirectX 11.0
GPU clock speed 760 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1600
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Comments

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i found a video dragon age inquistion gameplay using this cpu amd a4 6300 + radeon r7 240 + 4gb ram with stock cooling... setting medium low and fps around 25-30.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHOFgwhm3UY
It was actually released in July of 2013.
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