AMD Opteron 6281 vs AMD Opteron 6376

Comparative analysis of AMD Opteron 6281 and AMD Opteron 6376 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

  • Around 60% higher clock speed: 3.2 GHz vs 2 GHz
  • Around 31% better performance in PassMark - CPU mark: 7279 vs 5572
Specifications (specs)
Maximum frequency 3.2 GHz vs 2 GHz
Benchmarks
PassMark - CPU mark 7279 vs 5572

Reasons to consider the AMD Opteron 6376

  • 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 3% better performance in PassMark - Single thread mark: 1165 vs 1129
Specifications (specs)
L3 cache 16 MB vs 8 MB
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 115 Watt vs 130 Watt
Benchmarks
PassMark - Single thread mark 1165 vs 1129

Compare benchmarks

CPU 1: AMD Opteron 6281
CPU 2: AMD Opteron 6376

PassMark - Single thread mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
1129
1165
PassMark - CPU mark
CPU 1
CPU 2
7279
5572
Name AMD Opteron 6281 AMD Opteron 6376
PassMark - Single thread mark 1129 1165
PassMark - CPU mark 7279 5572

Compare specifications (specs)

AMD Opteron 6281 AMD Opteron 6376

Essentials

Architecture codename Bulldozer Abu Dhabi
Family AMD Opteron AMD Opteron
OPN Tray OS6281YJTGGGU OS6376WKTGGHK
Place in performance rating 958 1001
Series AMD Opteron 6200 Series Processor AMD Opteron 6300 Series Processor
Value for money (0-100) 33.18 42.66
Vertical segment Server Server
Launch date November 2012
Launch price (MSRP) $750
Price now $65

Performance

64 bit support
Base frequency 2.5 GHz 2.3 GHz
L1 cache 768 KB 768 KB
L2 cache 16 MB 16 MB
L3 cache 8 MB 16 MB
Manufacturing process technology 32 nm 32 nm
Maximum frequency 3.2 GHz 2 GHz
Number of cores 16 16
Number of threads 16 16
Unlocked
Die size 315 mm
Maximum core temperature 69°C
Transistor count 2400 million

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 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™)