CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4460 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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
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Much better performance per dollar 4.26 pt/$ vs 1.3 pt/$ More than 3.2x better performance per dollar
Much better performance per watt 9.64 pt/W vs 3.82 pt/W More than 2.5x better performance per watt
Supports trusted computing Yes vs No Somewhat common; Allows for safer, more reliable computing
Slightly more l3 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 65 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
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Higher clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Significantly newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 22 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly lower typical power consumption 41.44W vs 68.25W Around 40% lower typical power consumption
More l3 cache per core 2 MB/core vs 1.5 MB/core Around 35% more l3 cache per core
Better turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz vs 1,100 MHz Around 5% better turbo clock speed
Better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score 12.9 fps vs 9.62 fps Around 35% better CompuBench 1.5 video composition score
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,164 vs 1,946 More than 10% better PassMark (Single core) score
Newer Jul, 2015 vs May, 2014 Release date over 1 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year vs 20.24 $/year Around 40% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year vs 73.58 $/year Around 40% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4460 vs i3 6300

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4460
8.3 mHash/s
Core i3 6300
30.2 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

Core i5 4460
15.21 mPixels/s
Core i3 6300
22.05 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

Core i5 4460
1.01 fps
Core i3 6300
1.61 fps

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4460
4,300,000 MB/s
Core i3 6300
168.2 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4460  vs
i3 6300 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Supports trusted computing Yes No
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
AVX
SSE3
EM64T
SSE
SSE4.1
FMA3
SSE4.2
Supplemental SSE3
AES
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 12,800 MB/s

details

Core i5 4460  vs
i3 6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L3 cache 6 MB 4 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 2 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 14 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 65°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 Intel® HD Graphics 530
Number of displays supported 3 3
GPU clock speed 350 MHz 350 MHz
Turbo clock speed 1,100 MHz 1,150 MHz

power consumption

TDP 84W 51W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 12.29 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 44.68 $/year
Performance per watt 9.64 pt/W 3.82 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 41.44W
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