AMD FX-4300: specs and benchmarks

AMD FX-4300


AMD started FX-4300 sales on October 2012. This is Vishera architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4000 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is an AM3+ processor with a TDP of 95 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 9.93 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of FX-4300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
Value for money (0-100)
Achitecture codename
Release date
October 2012
Price now
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

FX-4300's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of FX-4300's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
4 GHz
of 5 (FX-9590)
L2 cache
4096 KB
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
of 7 (Ryzen 3 3300)
Die size
315 mm2
Maximum core temperature
71 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,200 million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.225 V - Max: 1.3875 V


Information on FX-4300 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-4300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-4300 are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-4300.
Supported memory types
Not Listed


Specifications and connection of FX-4300's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
n / a

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FX-4300. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




3DMark Fire Strike Physics


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FX-4300 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall FX-4300 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-4300 from Intel is Core i5-2500T, which is slower by 1% and lower by 7 positions in our rating.

Advices and comments

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