Cast your vote Do you agree or disagree with CPUBoss?

Thanks for adding your opinion. Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest news!
VS

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD Phenom II XLT Q54L

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom II XLT Q54L

Report a correction
Significantly more l2 cache 2 MB vs 1 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More l3 cache 6 MB vs None Compared to all cpus, 6 MB l3 cache is just OK
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
More threads 4 vs 2 Twice as many threads
Front view of AMD A6 6400K

Reasons to consider the
AMD A6 6400K

Report a correction
Much higher clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 75% 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 overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.76 GHz vs 2.2 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Newer Jun, 2013 vs Apr, 2010 Release date over 3 years later
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.16 GHz vs 2.2 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Phenom II XLT Q54L  vs A6 6400K 

clock speed

A6 6400K
3.9 GHz

L2 cache

overclocked clock speed (air)

A6 6400K
4.76 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

A6 6400K
5.16 GHz

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom II XLT Q54L  vs
A6 6400K 
Clock speed 2.2 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core

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
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Phenom II XLT Q54L  vs
A6 6400K 
Threads 4 2
L2 cache 2 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB None
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.2 GHz 4.76 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.2 GHz 5.16 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.2 GHz 4.76 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W
AMD Phenom II XLT Q54L
Report a correction
AMD A6 6400K
Report a correction

Read more

Comments

comments powered by Disqus