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Core i5-3210M vs FX 6300


Description
The i5-3210M is based on Ivy Bridge architecture while the 6300 is based on Piledriver.

Using the multithread performance as a reference, the i5-3210M gets a score of 55.1 k points while the 6300 gets 57.1 k points.

Summarizing, the 6300 is 1 times faster than the i5-3210M . To get a proper comparison between both models, take a look to the data shown below.

Specs
CPUID
306a9
600f20
Core
Ivy Bridge
Vishera
Architecture
Base frecuency
2.5 GHz
3.5 GHz
Boost frecuency
3.1 GHz
3.8 GHz
Socket
Socket G2 (988B)
Socket AM3+
Cores/Threads
2 /2
6/6
TDP
35 W
95 W
Cache L1 (d+i)
32+32 kB
kB
Cache L2
256 kB
3x2048 kB
Cache L3
3072 kB
8192 kB
Date
Jun 2012
October 2012

AVX optimized benchmark
The benchmark in mode II (AVX) is optimized to used 256 bits registers beside the first version of the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX). The first AVX compatible CPU was released in 2011.
Monothread
i5-3210M
6300
Test#1 (Integers)
10149
7166 (-29.39%)
Test#2 (FP)
9489
7860 (-17.16%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
3801
2674 (-29.64%)
Test#1 (Memory)
3799
5098 (34.18%)
TOTAL
27238
22798 (-16.30%)

Multithread

i5-3210M

6300
Test#1 (Integers)
20114
20902 (3.92%)
Test#2 (FP)
22651
24644 (8.80%)
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
8928
8765 (-1.83%)
Test#1 (Memory)
3426
2762 (-19.39%)
TOTAL
55119
57072 (3.54%)

Performance/W
i5-3210M
6300
Test#1 (Integers)
575 points/W
220 points/W
Test#2 (FP)
647 points/W
259 points/W
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
255 points/W
92 points/W
Test#1 (Memory)
98 points/W
29 points/W
TOTAL
1575 points/W
601 points/W

Performance/GHz
i5-3210M
6300
Test#1 (Integers)
3274 points/GHz
1886 points/GHz
Test#2 (FP)
3061 points/GHz
2068 points/GHz
Test#3 (Generic, ZIP)
1226 points/GHz
704 points/GHz
Test#1 (Memory)
1226 points/GHz
1342 points/GHz
TOTAL
8786 points/GHz
6000 points/GHz

Monothread performance graph
Monothread performance graphics gives the performance vs time. They are useful to measure the time it takes to the CPU to reach the maximum performance.

Usually, CPU's performance will be steady during these tests but if it has a slow frequency strategy, the first samples will show a lower score.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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Multithread performance graph
Multithread graphs measure the performance against a heavy load during certain time.

If CPU's TDP doesn't limit the frequency and the machine is properly cooled, performance should remain steady vs time. Otherwise, the performance score will oscillate or decrease over time.


Test#1 (Integers) [points vs time]

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Test#2 (FP) [points vs time]

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Test#3 (Generic, ZIP) [points vs time]

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Test#1 (Memory) [points vs time]

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