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AMD FX 6130

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Front view of AMD FX 6130

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AMD FX 6130

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Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 2 MB 3x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 1.8 GHz 2x higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 60% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Better PassMark score 6,215 vs 2,414 More than 2.5x better PassMark score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,313 vs 841 More than 55% better PassMark (Single core) score
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads
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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 12.19W vs 77.19W 6.3x lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 21.28 pt/W vs 2.11 pt/W More than 10x better performance per watt
Newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower annual home energy cost 3.61 $/year vs 22.89 $/year 6.3x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 13.14 $/year vs 83.22 $/year 6.3x lower annual commercial energy cost
Newer Apr, 2014 vs Jan, 2012 Release date over 2 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 6130 vs A6 6310

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 6130
6,215
A6 6310
2,414

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 6130
1,313
A6 6310
841

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 6130  vs
A6 6310 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 1.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 2.4 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Socket type
AM3+
BGA 769
Is unlocked Yes No

features

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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3L-1866

details

FX 6130  vs
A6 6310 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 6 4
L2 cache 6 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 0.78 - 1.43V 0.5 - 1.4V

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon R4 series
GPU clock speed N/A 800 MHz
Turbo clock speed N/A 800 MHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 15W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 3.61 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 13.14 $/year
Performance per watt 2.11 pt/W 21.28 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 12.19W
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