Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD FX 6300

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 6300

Report a correction
Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 0.25 MB 24x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 130 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 2.8x higher clock speed
Has a NX bit Yes vs No Somewhat common; Prevents a common class of security exploits
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz vs 1.61 GHz Around 3x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better PassMark (Single core) score 1,446 vs 386 Around 3.8x better PassMark (Single core) score
More cores 6 vs 1 5 more cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better PassMark score 6,444 vs 257 More than 25x better PassMark score
More threads 6 vs 1 5 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz vs 1.3 GHz Around 3.8x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD Athlon XP-M 1500+

Reasons to consider the
AMD Athlon XP-M 1500+

Report a correction

CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon XP-M 1500+ vs the FX 6300.

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 6300 vs Athlon XP-M 1500+

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 6300  vs
Athlon XP-M 1500+ 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 1.3 GHz
Cores Hexa core Single core
Socket type
AM3+
462
563

features

Has a NX bit Yes No
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
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

bus

Clock speed 2,600 MHz 200 MHz

details

FX 6300  vs
Athlon XP-M 1500+ 
Threads 6 1
L2 cache 6 MB 0.25 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 130 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.75 GHz 1.61 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz 1.3 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz 1.61 GHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption 77.19W N/A
AMD FX 6300
Report a correction
AMD Athlon XP-M 1500+
Report a correction

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus