Intel Core 2 Duo E4300 vs Core 2 Duo E6300

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Core 2 Duo E6300
Intel Core 2 Duo E6300
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Core 2 Duo E4300
Intel Core 2 Duo E4300
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Games supported 12%

General info

Comparing Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rankingnot ratednot rated
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameConroe (2006−2007)Allendale (2006−2009)
Release dateJuly 2006 (16 years old)July 2006 (16 years old)
Current price$91 $47

Technical specs

Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores2 (Dual-core)2 (Dual-core)
Threads22
Base clock speed1.86 GHz1.8 GHz
Boost clock speed1.87 GHz1.8 GHz
L1 cache64 KB64 KB
L2 cache2 MB2 MB
L3 cache0 KB0 KB
Chip lithography65 nm65 nm
Die size143 mm2111 mm2
Maximum core temperature61 °C61 °C
Number of transistors291 million167 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier--
VID voltage range0.85V-1.5V0.85V-1.5V

Compatibility

Information on Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
SocketPLGA775, LGA775LGA775
Power consumption (TDP)65 Watt65 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI--
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)++
Turbo Boost Technology--
Hyper-Threading Technology--
Idle States++
Thermal Monitoring++
Demand Based Switching--
FSB parity--

Security technologies

Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXT--
EDB++

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300 are enumerated here.

VT-x+-

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by Core 2 Duo E6300 and Core 2 Duo E4300. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR1, DDR2, DDR3DDR1, DDR2, DDR3

Synthetic benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 68%

Core 2 Duo E6300 612
+8.5%
Core 2 Duo E4300 564

Core 2 Duo E6300 outperforms Core 2 Duo E4300 by 9% in Passmark.

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Core 2 Duo E6300 240
+5.3%
Core 2 Duo E4300 228

Core 2 Duo E6300 outperforms Core 2 Duo E4300 by 5% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

Core 2 Duo E6300 431
+4.9%
Core 2 Duo E4300 411

Core 2 Duo E6300 outperforms Core 2 Duo E4300 by 5% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

Advantages and disadvantages


Boost clock speed 1866 1800

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