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AMD FX 6300

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Xeon E7320

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon E7320

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Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 32 vs 1 31 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Lower typical power consumption 65W vs 77.19W More than 15% lower typical power consumption
Slightly higher Maximum operating temperature 66 °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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Much better performance per dollar 9.35 pt/$ vs 0.07 pt/$ More than 125x better performance per dollar
Much more l2 cache 6 MB vs 4 MB 50% more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 65% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 32 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz vs 2.13 GHz Around 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better performance per watt 9.84 pt/W vs 1.14 pt/W More than 8.5x better performance per watt
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 1,446 vs 751 Around 95% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better PassMark score 6,444 vs 2,413 Around 2.8x better PassMark score
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Sep, 2007 Release date over 5 years later
More cores 6 vs 4 2 more cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz vs 2.13 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)
More threads 6 vs 4 2 more threads

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon E7320 vs FX 6300

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon E7320
2,413
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon E7320  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 2.13 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Hexa core
Socket type
604
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

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 1.14 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 65W 77.19W

bus

Clock speed 1,066 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Xeon E7320  vs
FX 6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 6
L2 cache 4 MB 6 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 582,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 32 1
Clock multiplier 8 20
Voltage range 1 - 1.5V 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 66°C Unknown - 62.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.13 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.13 GHz 4.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.13 GHz 4.75 GHz

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
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