CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of E5450 vs 6300 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 6300
5.8
FX 8350
6.2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 6300
7.2
FX 8350
7.4
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 6300
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 6300
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 6300
5.0
FX 8350
5.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Xeon E5450
n.d.
FX 6300
5.9
FX 8350
5.7
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 6300
5.5
FX 8350
5.5

Winner
AMD FX 6300 

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

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E5450

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E5450

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 6 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much more l2 cache per core 3 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 3x more l2 cache per core
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 2 vs 1 Twice as many CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 65W vs 77.19W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 67 °C vs 62.5 °C More than 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual home energy cost 19.27 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 15% lower annual home energy cost
Lower annual commercial energy cost 70.08 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 15% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD FX 6300

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AMD FX 6300

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Much better performance per dollar 9.35 pt/$ vs 0.17 pt/$ Around 54x better performance per dollar
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 45 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 3 GHz More than 15% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 9.84 pt/W vs 2.1 pt/W Around 4.8x better performance per watt
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Nov, 2007 Release date over 5 years later
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz vs 3.83 GHz Around 25% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Better PassMark score 6,444 vs 4,244 More than 50% better PassMark score
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads
Better PassMark (Single core) score 1,446 vs 1,270 Around 15% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz vs 4.1 GHz More than 15% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E5450 vs FX 6300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5450
6,390
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5450
1,619
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5450
128,600 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5450
5,457
FX 6300
7,447

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon E5450
6,298
FX 6300
8,232

GeekBench

Xeon E5450
6,298
FX 6300
9,503

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E5450
4,244
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon E5450
1,270
FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E5450  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 3 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core
Socket type
LGA 771
AM3+

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

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

details

Xeon E5450  vs
FX 6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 6
L2 cache 12 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 3 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 45 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 820,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 2 1
Clock multiplier 9 20
Voltage range 0.85 - 1.35V 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 67°C Unknown - 62.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.83 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.1 GHz 4.82 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 2,962.7 7,541
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.83 GHz 4.75 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 2.1 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 77.19W

bus

Clock speed 1,333 MHz 2,600 MHz
Intel Xeon E5450
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