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Game Celeron G1830 2.8GHz FX-6100
Cyberpunk 2077 224% 66%
Control 315% 112%
eFootball PES 2020 214% 61%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 315% 112%
Grand Theft Auto VI 419% 165%
Borderlands 3 224% 66%
Total War: Three Kingdoms 419% 165%
Red Dead Redemption 2 335% 123%
FIFA 20 173% 40%
F1 2019 334% 122%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the AMD FX-6100 is massively better than the Intel Celeron G1830 2.8GHz when it comes to running the latest games. This also means it will be less likely to bottleneck more powerful GPUs, allowing them to achieve more of their gaming performance potential.

The Celeron G1830 2.8GHz was released over a year more recently than the FX-6100, and so the Celeron G1830 2.8GHz is likely to have better levels of support, and will be more optimized for running the latest games.

The FX-6100 has 4 more cores than the Celeron G1830 2.8GHz. With 6 cores, the FX-6100 is much less likely to struggle with the latest games, or bottleneck high-end graphics cards when running them.

The FX-6100 has 4 more threads than the Celeron G1830 2.8GHz. Both CPUs have one thread per physical core.

Multiple threads are useful for improving the performance of multi-threaded applications. Additional cores and their accompanying thread will always be beneficial for multi-threaded applications. Hyperthreading will be beneficial for applications optimized for it, but it may slow others down. For games, the number of threads is largely irrelevant, as long as you have at least 2 cores (preferably 4), and hyperthreading can sometimes even hit performance.

More important for gaming than the number of cores and threads is the clock rate. Problematically, unless the two CPUs are from the same family, this can only serve as a general guide and nothing like an exact comparison, because the clock cycles per instruction (CPI) will vary so much.

The Celeron G1830 2.8GHz and FX-6100 are not from the same family of CPUs, so their clock speeds are by no means directly comparable. Bear in mind, then, that while the FX-6100 has a 0.5 GHz faster frequency, this is not always an indicator that it will be superior in performance, despite frequency being crucial when trying to avoid GPU bottlenecking. In this case, however, the difference is enough that it possibly indicates the superiority of the FX-6100.

Aside from the clock rate, the next-most important CPU features for PC game performance are L2 and L3 cache size. Faster than RAM, the more cache available, the more data that can be stored for lightning-fast retrieval. L1 Cache is not usually an issue anymore for gaming, with most high-end CPUs eking out about the same L1 performance, and L2 is more important than L3 - but L3 is still important if you want to reach the highest levels of performance. Bear in mind that although it is better to have a larger cache, the larger it is, the higher the latency, so a balance has to be struck.

The FX-6100 has a 5632 KB bigger L2 cache than the Celeron G1830 2.8GHz, which means that it, at worst, wins out in this area, and at best, will provide superior gaming performance and will work much better with high-end graphics cards.

The maximum Thermal Design Power is the power in Watts that the CPU will consume in the worst case scenario. The lithography is the semiconductor manufacturing technology being used to create the CPU - the smaller this is, the more transistors that can be fit into the CPU, and the closer the connections. For both the lithography and the TDP, it is the lower the better, because a lower number means a lower amount of power is necessary to run the CPU, and consequently a lower amount of heat is produced.

The Celeron G1830 2.8GHz has a 42 Watt lower Maximum TDP than the FX-6100, and was created with a 10 nm smaller manufacturing technology. What this means is the Celeron G1830 2.8GHz will consume significantly less power and consequently produce less heat, enabling more prolonged computational tasks with fewer adverse effects. This will lower your yearly electricity bill significantly, as well as prevent you from having to invest in extra cooling mechanisms (unless you overclock).

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CPU Core Details

CPU CodenameHaswellZambezi
MoBo SocketLGA 1150Socket AM3+
Notebook CPUnono
Release Date01 Dec 201312 Oct 2011
CPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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CPU Technical Specifications

CPU Cores2vs6
CPU Threads2vs6
Clock Speed2.8 GHzvs3.3 GHz
Turbo Frequency-vs3.6 GHz
Max TDP53 Wvs95 W
Lithography22 nmvs32 nm
Bit Width64 Bitvs64 Bit
Max Temperature-vs70°C
Virtualization Technologynovsno
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L1 Cache Size128 KBvs288 KB
L2 Cache Size512 KBvs6144 KB
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L3 Cache Size2 MBvs8 MB
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CPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewCeleron G1830 2.8GHz is a budget dual Core Processor based on the 22nm Haswell architecture.
It succeeds the Ivy Bridge Celeron G1630 Dual-Core 2.8GHz and against it, it remains within the same TDP and it offers superior CPU performance though the integrated graphics are still weak, very weak actually and doomed as soon as they start to run any 3D game.
FX-6100 is a high-end CPU based on the 32nm Bulldozer architecture.

It offers 6 Physical Cores (6 Logical), initially clocked at 3.3GHz, which may go up to 3.6GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated and the clock multiplier is unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.

The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 95W.

It is a powerful Hexa Core whose performance is good. It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem.

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