Photoshop CC and Cinebench R15

Photoshop CC

The best way to measure the performance of a CPU is by using real programs. The problem, of course, is to create a methodology that offers precise results. For Photoshop CC, we used a script named “Retouch Artist Speed Test,” which applies a series of filters to a standard image and gives the time Photoshop takes to run all of them. The results are given in seconds, so the less, the best.

FX-6350 Review

In this test, the FX-6350 was 5.5% slower than the Core i3-6100, 11% slower than the FX-8350, and 61% faster than the A10-7870K.

Cinebench R15

Cinebench R15 is based on the Cinema 4D software. It is very useful to measure the performance gain obtained by the presence of several processing cores while rendering heavy 3D images. Rendering is an area where a bigger number of cores helps a lot, because usually this kind of software recognize several processors (Cinebench R15, for example, can use up to 256 processing cores).

We ran the CPU benchmark, which renders a complex image using all the processing cores (real and virtual) to speed up the process. The result is given as a score.

FX-6350 Review

On Cinebench R15, the FX-6350 was 17% faster than the Core i3-6100, 27% slower than the FX-8350, and 45% faster than the A10-7870K.