Bottom line: Which one is better?
AMD FX-6300 is a better device because it has special features when a comparison of FX-4300 vs FX 6300 is made. These special features include; 38.16% faster CPU speed, 2 more CPU threads, 2MB bigger L2 cache, 96KB bigger l1 cache, 0.1GHz higher turbo clock speed, 1625 higher PassMark result, 4MB bigger l3 cache and 1358 higher GeekBench result (multi-core)
Below is a review on AMD FX 4300 vs 6300 based on general info;
Supports 64-bit; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 support 64-bit
Thermal Design Power (TDP); AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have TDP of 95W each.
Semiconductor size; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have 32nm each
Numbers of transistors; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have each 1200 million
PCI Express (PCIE) version; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have 2
Width; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have widths of 40mm
Focusing on performance in this review of FX-4300 vs FX-6300 we have the following comparison;
CPU speed; AMD FX-4300 has 4 × 3.8GHz whereas AMD FX-6300 has 6 × 3.5GHz.
L2 cache; AMD FX-4300 has 4MB while AMD FX-6300 has6MB
L3 cache; AMD FX-4300 has 4MB whereas AMD FX-6300 has 8MB
CPU threads; AMD FX-4300 has 4 GPU threads while AMD FX-6300 has 6.
L1 cache; AMD FX-4300 has 192KB whereas AMD FX-6300 has 288KB
L2 core; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have 1MB/core each.
Below is a comparison of AMD FX-6300 vs AMD FX-4300 in terms of memory;
RAM speed; AMD FX-4300 has 1866MHz which is the same AMD FX-6300.
Maximum memory bandwidth; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have 21GB/s each.
Memory channels; AMD FX-4300 and AMD FX-6300 have 2 memory channels each.
Bus transfer rate; each has a bus transfer rate of 5.4GT/s.
Key features of AMD FX-4300 vs AMD FX 6300 include;
Dynamic frequency scaling, have AES, supports hardware-assisted virtualization, have AVX, NX bit and SSE version of 4.2.
PassMark result; AMD FX-4300 has 4820 whereas AMD FX-6300 has 64445
PassMark result (single); AMD FX-4300 has 1403 whereas AMD FX-6300 has 7677.
CineBench 10 result; AMD FX-4300 has 12960 while AMD FX-6300 has 16213.
Sysmark 2012 result; AMD FX-4300 has 128 whereas AMD FX-6300 has148.
7Zip benchmark; AMD FX-4300 has 11428MIPS whereas AMD FX-6300 has 15749MIPS.
Both AMD FX-6300 and AMD FX-4300 are similar in most of the features. However, AMD FX-6300 takes the lead when it comes to performance and benchmarks.$