CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8370 vs 6300 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

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AMD FX 8370 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD FX 8370

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 8370

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 8370 vs the 6300 Black Edition.

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AMD FX 6300

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 6300 Black Edition vs the 8370.

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8370 vs 6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8370
11,583
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8370
2,186
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8370
2,450,000 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

FX 8370
23,394
FX 6300
16,213

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

FX 8370
4,436
FX 6300
4,101

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8370  vs
6300 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.3 GHz 4.1 GHz
Cores Octa core Hexa core
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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 125W 95W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 12.4 pt/W 9.86 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W 77.19W

details

FX 8370  vs
6300 
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 0 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000 1,200,000,000
Die size 319 mm² 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 21 20
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C Unknown - 62.5°C

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

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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Comments

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The benches for the D#@% processor aren't there instead they put in integrated gpu performance like we all need to see this thing compared with the other company. Jesus.
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