CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 6366 HE 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

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

6.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 6300 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 6300  based on its single-core performance.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
AMD Opteron 6366 HE

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Much more l2 cache 16 MB vs 6 MB Around 2.8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
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
More cores 16 vs 6 10 more cores; run more applications at once
More threads 16 vs 6 10 more threads
Lower typical power consumption 69.06W vs 77.19W More than 10% lower typical power consumption
Slightly better PassMark score 7,503 vs 6,444 More than 15% better PassMark score
Lower annual commercial energy cost 74.46 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 10% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 20.48 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 10% lower annual home energy cost
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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 1.8 GHz Around 95% higher clock speed
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 30% higher turbo clock speed
Much better performance per watt 9.84 pt/W vs 2.3 pt/W More than 4.2x better performance per watt
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 55% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,446 vs 755 More than 90% better PassMark (Single core) score
More l3 cache per core 1.33 MB/core vs 1 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz vs 3.1 GHz More than 55% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Opteron 6366 HE vs FX 6300

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Opteron 6366 HE  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 1.8 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.1 GHz 4.1 GHz
Cores 16 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
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 85W 95W
Annual home energy cost 20.48 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 74.46 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 2.3 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 69.06W 77.19W

bus

Clock speed 3,200 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Opteron 6366 HE  vs
FX 6300 
Threads 16 6
L2 cache 16 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 16 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 4 1
Clock multiplier 9 20
Operating temperature Unknown - 65°C Unknown - 62.5°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 82
Overclocked clock speed 3.1 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.1 GHz 4.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.1 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

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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