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Front view of AMD Opteron 6328

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AMD Opteron 6328

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Much higher clock speed 3.2 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly more l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.33 MB/core More than 50% more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.8 GHz vs 2.9 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Newer Nov, 2012 vs Nov, 2011 Release date 11 months later
Front view of AMD Opteron 6238

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 8 MB 50% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More threads 12 vs 8 4 more threads
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.88 GHz vs 3.8 GHz Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 6328 vs 6238

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6328
19,224
Opteron 6238
4,674

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Opteron 6328
2,280 MB/s
Opteron 6238
1,470 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 6328  vs
6238 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.2 GHz
Cores Octa core Duodeca core
Socket type
G34
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

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
Performance per watt 2.08 pt/W 1.11 pt/W
Typical power consumption 93.44W 93.44W

bus

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

details

Opteron 6328  vs
6238 
Threads 8 12
L2 cache 8 MB 12 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 16 MB 16 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 4 4
Clock multiplier 19 16
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.7°C Unknown - 70.4°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.8 GHz 3.88 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.8 GHz 2.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.8 GHz 3.88 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
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