CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8320 vs 6350

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Cinebench R10 32-bit, Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Cinebench R10 32-bit (1-core) and Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

Winner
AMD FX 8320 

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AMD FX 8320

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Front view of AMD FX 8320

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD FX 8320

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 8320

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More l2 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much better PassMark (Overclocked) score 9,317 vs 3,626.2 More than 2.5x better PassMark (Overclocked) score
More cores 8 vs 6 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 6 2 more threads
Better geekbench (32-bit) score 9,798 vs 8,173 Around 20% better geekbench (32-bit) score
Slightly better PassMark score 8,183 vs 7,379 More than 10% better PassMark score
Front view of AMD FX 6350

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AMD FX 6350

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Higher clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.5 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 4 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
More l3 cache per core 1.33 MB/core vs 1 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better performance per dollar 8.47 pt/$ vs 7.24 pt/$ More than 15% better performance per dollar
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Oct, 2012 Release date 6 months later

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8320 vs 6350

GeekBench (32-bit)

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

FX 8320 FX 6350 @ community.futuremark.com

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

FX 8320
20,870
FX 6350
18,021
FX 8320 FX 6350 @ anandtech.com

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

FX 8320 FX 6350 @ anandtech.com

Passmark

FX 8320 FX 6350 @ cpubenchmark.net

Passmark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8320  vs
6350 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Octa core Hexa core
Socket type
AM3+
Is unlocked Yes Yes
Is hyperthreaded 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
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

details

FX 8320  vs
6350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 6
L2 cache 8 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 319 mm² 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 20 21
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.43V 0.8 - 1.45V

overclocking

Overclock popularity 63 3
Overclocked clock speed 4.65 GHz 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.07 GHz 4.89 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 9,317 3,626.2
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.65 GHz 4.66 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 6.48 pt/W 6.48 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W 101.56W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
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