AMD Opteron 6238 

Released November, 2011
  • 2.6 GHz
  • Duodeca core
5.1 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD Opteron 6238 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Opteron 6238
5.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Opteron 6238
5.8
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Opteron 6238
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

Opteron 6238
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Opteron 6238
5.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Opteron 6238
5.2
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Opteron 6238
5.1

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD Opteron 6238

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6238
4,674
Core i7 3930K
18,254
Xeon E5-2670
14,255

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6238
1,348
Xeon E5-2670
2,209

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6238
1,470 MB/s
Core i7 3930K
2,430,000 MB/s
Xeon E5-2670
1,740,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Opteron 6238
7,316
Xeon E5-2670
12,849
Core i7 3930K
12,084

PassMark (Single Core)

Opteron 6238
891
Xeon E5-2670
1,592

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz
Cores Duodeca core
Socket type G34
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. AES
  3. SSE
  4. SSE2
  5. SSE4a
  6. SSE3
  7. Supplemental SSE3
  8. SSE4

power consumption

TDP 115W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year
Performance per watt 1.38 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3

details

Threads 12 threads
L2 cache 12 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 16 MB
L3 cache per core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Max CPUs 4
Clock multiplier 16
Operating temperature Unknown - 70.4°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0
Overclocked clock speed 3.88 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.88 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.0
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 3,200 MHz
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