CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6300 vs 7600 among desktop CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 6300
6.9
A8 7600
7.5
FX 8350
7.9
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 6300
7.2
A8 7600
7.2
FX 8350
7.4
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 6300
0.0
A8 7600
8.5
FX 8350
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 6300
0.0
A8 7600
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
A8 7600
6.0
FX 8350
5.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 6300
6.1
A8 7600
7.1
FX 8350
6.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

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CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 6300
5.6
A8 7600
9.0
FX 8350
5.8

Winner
AMD FX 6300 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 6300  based on its overclocking.

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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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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Front view of AMD A8 7600

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AMD A8 7600

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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 71.3 °C vs 62.5 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 6300 vs A8 7600

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
7,871
A8 7600
6,014

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
2,053
A8 7600
2,062

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s
A8 7600
1,970,000 MB/s

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

FX 6300
16,213
A8 7600
13,324

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

FX 6300
4,101
A8 7600
3,928

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 6300
6,444
A8 7600
5,126

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 6300
1,446
A8 7600
1,541

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 6300  vs
A8 7600 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Hexa core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes 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
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 9.86 pt/W 8.07 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W

details

FX 6300  vs
A8 7600 
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 - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.76 GHz 4.04 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.81 GHz 3.1 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.76 GHz 4.04 GHz

integrated graphics

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

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
AMD FX 6300
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