CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6328 vs 8320 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

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?

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

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 8320 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 8320  based on its performance and single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 6328

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 4 vs 1 3 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
More l3 cache 16 MB vs 8 MB 2x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 2x more l3 cache per core
Lower typical power consumption 93.44W vs 101.56W Around 10% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71.7 °C vs 61.1 °C More than 15% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year vs 30.11 $/year Around 10% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year vs 109.5 $/year Around 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 10% higher clock speed
Slightly higher turbo clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.8 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per watt 7.79 pt/W vs 2.08 pt/W Around 3.8x better performance per watt
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.56 GHz vs 3.8 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.75 GHz vs 3.8 GHz More than 25% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 6328 vs FX 8320

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6328
19,224
FX 8320
10,352

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6328
2,110
FX 8320
2,066

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6328
2,280 MB/s
FX 8320
2,320,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Opteron 6328
7,813
FX 8320
8,183

PassMark (Single Core)

Opteron 6328
1,311
FX 8320
1,402

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 6328  vs
FX 8320 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Octa core Octa 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
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 115W 125W
Annual home energy cost 27.7 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 100.74 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 2.08 pt/W 7.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 101.56W

bus

Clock speed 3,200 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Opteron 6328  vs
FX 8320 
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 16 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 4 1
Clock multiplier 19 20
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.7°C Unknown - 61.1°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.8 GHz 4.56 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.8 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.8 GHz 4.56 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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
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