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Front view of AMD Phenom X2 B60

Reasons to consider the
AMD Phenom X2 B60

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom X2 B60 vs the FX 4300.

Front view of AMD FX 4300

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom X2 B60 vs FX 4300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4300
5,582

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 4300
1,981

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Phenom X2 B60
132,550 MB/s
FX 4300
2,210,000 MB/s

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

FX 4300
6,610

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 4300
4,651

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 4300
1,406

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom X2 B60  vs
FX 4300 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 0 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
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
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Phenom X2 B60  vs
FX 4300 
Threads 2 4
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 0 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 0 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 70°C Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.5 GHz 4.48 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.5 GHz 4.98 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.5 GHz 4.48 GHz

power consumption

TDP 80W 95W
Annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 2.06 pt/W 9.24 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 77.19W
AMD Phenom X2 B60
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