AMD Opteron 6281 vs AMD Opteron 6220

Comparative analysis of AMD Opteron 6281 and AMD Opteron 6220 processors for all known characteristics in the following categories: Essentials, Performance, Memory, Compatibility, Advanced Technologies, Virtualization. Benchmark processor performance analysis: PassMark - Single thread mark, PassMark - CPU mark.

 

Differences

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 6281

  • 8 more cores, run more applications at once: 16 vs 8
  • 8 more threads: 16 vs 8
  • 2x more L1 cache, more data can be stored in the L1 cache for quick access later
  • 2x more L2 cache, more data can be stored in the L2 cache for quick access later
  • Around 53% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 7279 vs 4753
Specifications (specs)
Number of cores 16 vs 8
Number of threads 16 vs 8
L1 cache 768 KB vs 384 KB
L2 cache 16 MB vs 8 MB
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 7279 vs 4753

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 6220

  • Around 13% higher clock speed: 3.6 GHz vs 3.2 GHz
  • 2x more L3 cache, more data can be stored in the L3 cache for quick access later
  • Around 13% lower typical power consumption: 115 Watt vs 130 Watt
  • Around 7% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1203 vs 1129
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.6 GHz vs 3.2 GHz
L3 cache 16 MB vs 8 MB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 115 Watt vs 130 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1203 vs 1129

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Opteron 6281
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 6220

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1129
1203
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
7279
4753
Name AMD Opteron 6281 AMD Opteron 6220
PassMark - Single thread mark 1129 1203
PassMark - CPU mark 7279 4753

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Opteron 6281 AMD Opteron 6220

Essentials

Architecture codename Bulldozer
Family AMD Opteron AMD Opteron
OPN Tray OS6281YJTGGGU OS6220WKT8GGU
Place in performance rating 958 996
Series AMD Opteron 6200 Series Processor AMD Opteron 6200 Series Processor
Value for money (0-100) 33.18
Vertical segment Server Server

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.5 GHz 3 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB 384 KB
L2 cache 16 MB 8 MB
L3 cache 8 MB 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm 32 nm
Maximum frequency 3.2 GHz 3.6 GHz
Number of cores 16 8
Number of threads 16 8
Unlocked
Maximum core temperature 71.70°C

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Supported memory frequency 2000 MHz 2000 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3 DDR3

Compatibility

Max number of CPUs in a configuration 4
Sockets supported G34 G34
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 130 Watt 115 Watt

Advanced Technologies

Fused Multiply-Add (FMA)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)