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Front view of AMD FX 8370E

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AMD FX 8370E

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Front view of AMD FX 6300

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Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8370E vs 6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8370E
14,389
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8370E
2,631
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8370E
2,910 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

FX 8370E
19,493
FX 6300
16,213

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

FX 8370E
3,948
FX 6300
4,101

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8370E
7,768
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8370E
1,414
FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8370E  vs
6300 
Clock speed 3.3 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 95W 95W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 2.31 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 77.19W

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

details

FX 8370E  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 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
Die size 319 mm² 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 21 20
Operating temperature Unknown - 70.5°C Unknown - 62.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.97 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz 4.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.97 GHz 4.75 GHz

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
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