AMD FX-6300: specs and benchmarks

AMD FX-6300

Summary

AMD started AMD FX-6300 sales on October 2012. This is Vishera architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 6 cores and 6 threads, and is based on 32nm SOI manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3800 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM3+ processor with a TDP of 95 Watt. It supports DDR3-1866 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 13.45 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of FX-6300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
30.21
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Vishera
 
Release date
on October 2012
 
Price now
$63
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

FX-6300's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of FX-6300's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
6
 
Number of threads
6
 
Maximum frequency
3.8 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L1 cache
288 KB
 
of 4096 (EPYC 7702)
L2 cache
6144 KB
 
of 32768 (EPYC 7702)
L3 cache
8192 KB
 
of 262144 (EPYC 7702)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
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: 1.15 V - Max: 1.3875 V
 

Compatibility

Information on FX-6300 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
AM3+
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-6300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-6300 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-6300.
Supported memory types
DDR3-1866
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of FX-6300's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FX-6300. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

13.45

Passmark

6369

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

4900

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FX-6300 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall FX-6300 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-6300 from Intel is Core i5-3470S, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

Advices and comments

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