CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6800K vs 5800K

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Cinebench R11.5, Cinebench R10 32-bit, Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Cinebench R11.5 (1-core), Cinebench R10 32-bit (1-core) and 1 more

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

Winner
AMD A10 6800K 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Higher clock speed 4.1 GHz vs 3.8 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz vs 4.2 GHz Around 5% higher turbo clock speed
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.9 GHz vs 4.48 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Marginally newer Jun, 2013 vs Oct, 2012 Release date 8 months later
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.03 GHz vs 4.7 GHz More than 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
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Slightly better geekbench (64-bit) score 8,036 vs 7,186 More than 10% better geekbench (64-bit) score

Benchmarks Real world tests of A10 6800K vs 5800K

GeekBench (32-bit)

A10 6800K
6,426
A10 5800K
5,763

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

A10 6800K
3,880
A10 5800K
3,590
A10 6800K A10 5800K @ community.futuremark.com
3DMark 11 uses a native DirectX 11 engine designed to make extensive use of all the new features in DirectX 11, including tessellation, compute shaders and multi-threading.
A10 5800K | by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Cinebench R11.5

A10 6800K
3.58
A10 5800K
3.32
Cinebench R11.5 was able to put a 100% load across all the cores on all of the processors, which makes this a great benchmark to look at multi-core platforms.
A10 5800K | by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Cinebench R11.5 (Single Core)

A10 6800K
1.13
A10 5800K
1.08
The new version of CINEBENCH includes the ability to more accurately test the industry’s latest hardware, including systems with up to 64 processor threads, and the testing environment better reflects the expectations of today’s production demands.
A10 5800K | by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Passmark

A10 6800K
4,782
A10 5800K
4,658
New Adobe and Microsoft application tests One of the most exciting new features in PCMark 8 is the Applications benchmark which measures system performance using popular applications from the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.
A10 6800K | by Legit Reviews (Jun, 2013)

Passmark (Single Core)

A10 6800K
1,494
A10 5800K
1,465
We would think that this would translate to similar results in the SMP benchmark in Cinebench.
A10 5800K | by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A10 6800K  vs
5800K 
Clock speed 4.1 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes Yes
Is hyperthreaded No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE4.2
AVX
SSE3
SSE2
Supplemental SSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4
SSE4a
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

gpu

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 8670D Radeon™ HD 7660D
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0

details

A10 6800K  vs
5800K 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nms 32 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 74°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 7 10
Overclocked clock speed 4.9 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.03 GHz 4.7 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 3,392.7 2,959.6
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.9 GHz 4.48 GHz

power consumption

TDP 100W 100W
Annual home energy cost 24.09 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 87.6 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 6.19 pt/W 5.51 pt/W
Typical power consumption 81.25W 81.25W
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