AMD FX-6330 vs Intel Core i3-4160

AMD FX-6330
AMD Socket AM3+DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 6 / Dec 2015
AMD FX-6330

Intel Core i3-4160
Intel Socket 1150DESKTOP
3600 MHz / Cores: 2 / Jul 2014
Intel Core i3-4160

Summary

Reasons to consider AMD FX-6330

This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Higher theoretical multi-threaded performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-4160

71 watts lower power draw.
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD FX-6330.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on raw specifications plus core architecture.

Intel Core i3-4160

Gaming

HWBench recommends Intel Core i3-4160

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared




Specifications

Features

AMD FX-6330Intel Core i3-4160
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
SSE4a
AMD64
AMD-V
AES
AVX
CLMUL
CVT16
EVP
FMA4
XOP
Turbo Core
HT3.1
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
Hyper-Threading
AES-NI
TSX
FMA3

Architecture

AMD FX-6330Intel Core i3-4160
ArchitectureAMD_PiledrivervsIntel_Haswell
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR3vsDDR3
CodenameVisheravsHaswell
Release DateDec 2015vsJul 2014

Cores

AMD FX-6330Intel Core i3-4160
Cores6vs2
Threads6vs4
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsIntel HD 4400

Cache

AMD FX-6330Intel Core i3-4160
L1 Cache288 KBvs64 KB (per core)
L2 Cache6144 KBvs256 KB (per core)
L3 Cache8192 KB (shared)vs3072 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD FX-6330Intel Core i3-4160
SocketAMD Socket AM3+vsIntel Socket 1150
Max Case Tempunknownvs72°C
PackageFC-PGAvsFC-LGA12C
Die Size315 mm²vs177 mm²
Process32 nmvs22 nm

Performance

AMD FX-6330Intel Core i3-4160
Cpu Frequency3600 MHzvs3600 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed4200 MHzvsnone
Base Clock200 MHzvs100 MHz
Voltage1.4 Vvsunknown
TDP125 Wvs54 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD FX-6330
    2562 points
  • Intel Core i3-4160
    4032 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD FX-6330
    10804 points
  • Intel Core i3-4160
    9676 points

Points - higher is better