CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6300 vs 4020 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A4 6300
n.d.
A4 4020
n.d.
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A4 6300
n.d.
A4 4020
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD A4 6300 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD A4 6300

Reasons to consider the
AMD A4 6300

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Significantly higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 6.46 pt/W vs 0.73 pt/W More than 8.8x better performance per watt
Front view of AMD A4 4020

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AMD A4 4020

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Newer Dec, 2013 vs Jul, 2013 Release date 5 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of A4 6300 vs 4020

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

A4 6300
2.52 mPixels/s
A4 4020
2.54 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

A4 6300
90.66 fps
A4 4020
83.14 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A4 6300
0.28 fps
A4 4020
-1 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A4 6300
2,224
A4 4020
1,835

PassMark (Single Core)

A4 6300
1,366
A4 4020
1,157

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A4 6300  vs
4020 
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.4 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3

details

A4 6300  vs
4020 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 70°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 8370D Radeon HD 7480D
GPU clock speed 760 MHz 720 MHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 6.46 pt/W 0.73 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W
AMD A4 6300
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AMD A4 4020
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