CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6134 vs 6300 among all CPUs

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

FX 6300
n.d.
FX 8350
n.d.
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 6300
n.d.
FX 8350
n.d.
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

4.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 6300 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 6300  based on its performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Opteron 6134

Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 6134

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More l3 cache 12 MB vs 8 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 6 2 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 8 vs 6 2 more threads
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core Around 15% more l3 cache per core
Front view of AMD FX 6300

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 50% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better performance per watt 9.84 pt/W vs 0.7 pt/W More than 14x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 2,053 vs 1,148 Around 80% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 93.44W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Better PassMark score 6,444 vs 2,938 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Mar, 2010 Release date over 2 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz vs 2.3 GHz More than 2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 62.5 °C vs 55 °C Around 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 27.7 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 100.74 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 6134 vs FX 6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6134
3,957
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6134
1,148
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6134
92 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Opteron 6134
2,938
FX 6300
6,444

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 6134  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 2.3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Octa core Hexa core
Socket type
G34
AM3+
Is unlocked No 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
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

power consumption

TDP 115W 95W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 0.7 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 77.19W

bus

Clock speed 3,200 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Opteron 6134  vs
FX 6300 
Threads 8 6
L2 cache 4 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 4 1
Clock multiplier 11 20
Voltage range 1 - UnknownV 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 55°C Unknown - 62.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.3 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.3 GHz 4.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.3 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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