CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6300 vs 7700K among desktop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 6300
6.9
A10 7700K
7.6
FX 8350
7.9
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 6300
7.3
A10 7700K
7.3
FX 8350
7.5
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 6300
0.0
A10 7700K
8.3
FX 8350
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 6300
0.0
A10 7700K
8.6
FX 8350
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 6300
5.2
A10 7700K
n.d.
FX 8350
5.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 6300
5.8
A10 7700K
7.3
FX 8350
6.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

10

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 6300
5.5
A10 7700K
10.0
FX 8350
5.8

Winner
AMD FX 6300 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 6300  based on its performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD FX 6300

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 6300

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Much higher turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz vs 3.8 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better PassMark score 6,444 vs 5,164 Around 25% better PassMark score
Much better cinebench r10 32Bit score 16,213 vs 13,543 Around 20% better cinebench r10 32Bit score
Much better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score 4,101 vs 3,932 Around 5% better cinebench r10 32Bit 1-core score
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Front view of AMD A10 7700K

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AMD A10 7700K

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 72.4 °C vs 62.5 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Newer Jan, 2014 vs Oct, 2012 Release date over 1 years later

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 6300 vs A10 7700K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
7,871
A10 7700K
6,252

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
2,053
A10 7700K
2,109

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s
A10 7700K
2,070,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
7,447
A10 7700K
6,152

GeekBench

FX 6300
9,503
A10 7700K
6,152

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

FX 6300
16,213
A10 7700K
13,543

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 6300
6,444
A10 7700K
5,164

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 6300
1,446
A10 7700K
1,494

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 6300  vs
A10 7700K 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Socket type
AM3+
FM2+
Is unlocked Yes Yes

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
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s 34,133.32 MB/s

details

FX 6300  vs
A10 7700K 
Threads 6 4
L2 cache 6 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.5°C Unknown - 72.4°C

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon R7 series
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 720 MHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 77.19W N/A
AMD FX 6300
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