CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4670 vs 6300 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

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

Fire Strike

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?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.1

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4670 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4670

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Intel Core i5 4670

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Front view of AMD FX 6300

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

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4670 vs FX 6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
10,910
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
3,433
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
4,760,000 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
10,509
FX 6300
7,447

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4670
11,963
FX 6300
8,232

GeekBench

Core i5 4670
11,963
FX 6300
9,503

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 4670
7,381
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

Core i5 4670
2,152
FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4670  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.8 GHz 4.1 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa 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
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 84W 95W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 10.74 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 77.19W

details

Core i5 4670  vs
FX 6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 6
L2 cache 1 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 62.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.76 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.92 GHz 4.82 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 4,305.9 7,541
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.76 GHz 4.75 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,200 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3L-1600
DDR3-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
Intel Core i5 4670
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