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Front view of Intel Xeon Phi 7120D

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon Phi 7120D

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Much more l2 cache 30.5 MB vs 6 MB More than 5x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More threads 244 vs 6 238 more threads
Supports more CPUs in SMP configuration 8 vs 1 7 supports more CPUs in SMP configuration
Significantly newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Newer Jan, 2014 vs Oct, 2012 Release date over 1 years later
Front view of AMD FX 6300

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AMD FX 6300

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Much higher turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz vs 1.33 GHz More than 3x higher turbo clock speed
Much higher clock speed 3.5 GHz vs 1.24 GHz More than 2.8x higher clock speed
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 219.38W 2.8x lower typical power consumption
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz vs 1.24 GHz More than 3.8x better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Has virtualization support Yes vs No Somewhat common; Boosts performance of virtual machines
Much lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 65.04 $/year 2.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 236.52 $/year 2.8x lower annual commercial energy cost
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz vs 1.24 GHz Around 4x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the Xeon Phi 7120D  vs FX 6300 

clock speed

Xeon Phi 7120D
1.24 GHz
FX 6300
3.5 GHz

turbo clock speed

Xeon Phi 7120D
1.33 GHz
FX 6300
4.1 GHz

L2 cache

Xeon Phi 7120D
30.5 MB
FX 6300
6 MB

overclocked clock speed (air)

Xeon Phi 7120D
1.24 GHz
FX 6300
4.75 GHz

overclocked clock speed (water)

Xeon Phi 7120D
1.24 GHz
FX 6300
4.82 GHz

TDP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon Phi 7120D  vs
FX 6300 
Clock speed 1.24 GHz 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 1.33 GHz 4.1 GHz
Cores 61 cores Hexa core
Socket type
PCI Express x24
AM3+
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support No 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 270W 95W
Annual home energy cost 65.04 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 236.52 $/year 83.22 $/year
Typical power consumption 219.38W 77.19W

details

Xeon Phi 7120D  vs
FX 6300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 244 6
L2 cache 30.5 MB 6 MB
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 8 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 1.24 GHz 4.75 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.24 GHz 4.82 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 1.24 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

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
GDDR5
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Intel Xeon Phi 7120D
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