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Front view of AMD Opteron 6278

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AMD Opteron 6278

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Much higher clock speed 2.4 GHz vs 2.1 GHz Around 15% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz vs 3 GHz Around 10% higher turbo clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.3 GHz vs 2.9 GHz Around 15% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.3 GHz vs 2.4 GHz Around 40% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Jun, 2012 vs Nov, 2011 Release date 6 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 6272

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AMD Opteron 6272

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Slightly more l3 cache 16 MB vs 15.63 MB Almost the same

Features Key features of the Opteron 6278  vs 6272 

clock speed

Opteron 6278
2.4 GHz
Opteron 6272
2.1 GHz

turbo clock speed

Opteron 6278
3.3 GHz
Opteron 6272
3 GHz

L2 cache

L3 cache

Opteron 6278
15.63 MB
Opteron 6272
16 MB

overclocked clock speed (air)

Opteron 6278
3.3 GHz
Opteron 6272
2.9 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Opteron 6278
3.3 GHz
Opteron 6272
2.4 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 6278  vs
6272 
Clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3 GHz
Cores 16 core 16 core
Socket type
G34
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
MMX
SSE4
SSE3
SSE
Supplemental SSE3
AES

power consumption

TDP 115W 115W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 27.7 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 100.74 $/year
Typical power consumption 93.44W 93.44W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3

details

Opteron 6278  vs
6272 
Threads 16 16
L2 cache 16 MB 16 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 15.63 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 0.98 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 4 4
Clock multiplier 12 15
Operating temperature Unknown - 69°C Unknown - 55°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.3 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.3 GHz 2.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.3 GHz 2.9 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

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.0 HyperTransport 3.0
Number of links 4 4
Transfer rate 6,400 MT/s 6,400 MT/s
Clock speed 3,200 MHz 3,200 MHz
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