CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of X5460 vs 4300 among all CPUs

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 4300
5.6
FX 6300
5.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 4300
7.3
FX 6300
7.3
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 4300
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 4300
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 4300
5.0
FX 6300
5.0
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 4300
5.9
FX 6300
5.7
Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 4300
5.5
FX 6300
5.4

Winner
AMD FX 4300 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD FX 4300  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 X5460

Reasons to consider the
Intel Xeon X5460

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Much more l2 cache 12 MB vs 4 MB 3x 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
Front view of AMD FX 4300

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AMD FX 4300

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Much better geekbench 3 AES single core score 2,210,000 MB/s vs 135,100 MB/s More than 16.2x better geekbench 3 AES single core score
Much better performance per dollar 14.97 pt/$ vs 1.2 pt/$ Around 12.5x 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 3.8 GHz vs 3.16 GHz More than 20% higher clock speed
Much better performance per watt 9.25 pt/W vs 1.49 pt/W Around 6.2x better performance per watt
Newer Oct, 2012 vs Nov, 2007 Release date over 5 years later
Lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 97.5W More than 20% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 70.5 °C vs 63 °C More than 10% higher Maximum operating temperature
Lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 105.12 $/year More than 20% lower annual commercial energy cost
Lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 28.91 $/year More than 20% lower annual home energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xeon X5460 vs FX 4300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5460
7,123
FX 4300
5,582

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5460
1,694
FX 4300
1,981

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5460
135,100 MB/s
FX 4300
2,210,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Xeon X5460
5,627
FX 4300
5,404

GeekBench

Xeon X5460
5,627
FX 4300
5,404

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Xeon X5460
4,374
FX 4300
4,651

PassMark (Single Core)

Xeon X5460
1,335
FX 4300
1,406

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Xeon X5460  vs
FX 4300 
Clock speed 3.16 GHz 3.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad 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

power consumption

TDP 120W 95W
Annual home energy cost 28.91 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 105.12 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 1.49 pt/W 9.25 pt/W
Typical power consumption 97.5W 77.19W

details

Xeon X5460  vs
FX 4300 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 12 MB 4 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 0.81 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 63°C Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.02 GHz 4.45 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.7 GHz 4.98 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.02 GHz 4.45 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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