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CPU

AMD FX-6300 3.5 GHz 6-Core Processor

(517 Ratings, 4.7 Average)

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Specifications

Manufacturer

AMD

Model

FX-6300

Part #

FD6300WMHKBOX

Manufacturer

AMD

Core Count

6

Core Clock

3.5 GHz

TDP

95 W

Series

AMD FX

Microarchitecture

Piledriver

Core Family

Vishera

Socket

AM3+

Integrated Graphics

None

ECC Support

No

Packaging

Boxed

Includes CPU Cooler

Yes

L1 Cache

  • 3 x 64 kB Instruction
  • 6 x 16 kB Data

L2 Cache

3 x 2 MB

L3 Cache

1 x 8 MB

Lithography

32 nm

Simultaneous Multithreading

No

Price History

    Reviews

    giftedpenguin
    • 70 points
    • 56 months ago

    from completed build Black Rose

    Wonderful processor, cheap, reliable, and the best bang for your buck processor you can get.

    roddsteel
    • 66 points
    • 40 months ago

    Seems ok to me so far, I haven't really put it to the test yet but it has been handling running games like Lego Worlds and minecraft ok.

    roawh
    • 46 points
    • 57 months ago

    Still a great budget chip, even a few years later. It doesn't run too hot once an aftermarket cooler is installed. I haven't tried overclocking it- haven't needed to. The only major drawback is the lack of significant upgrade path, something you should definitely consider if you plan on putting more money into the platform before replacing the CPU/Mobo/RAM.

    manirelli
    • 43 points
    • 58 months ago

    Fantastic multi-core CPU that packs a punch on a budget.

    iElian
    • 40 points
    • 42 months ago

    from completed build Stormtrooper- $500 Build

    Amazing processor. Not great compared to an i5, but is perfect for budget gaming!

    Karovan
    • 40 points
    • 41 months ago

    from completed build My Boy Blue(Wife Build)

    Excellent Overclocking Chip. Easy, Stable and Cool 4.5ghz without much trouble. For the build I am using it in, so far its perfect

    jnichols22
    • 34 points
    • 52 months ago

    So far so good! This CPU is great for budget PC builds!

    Medio
    • 32 points
    • 57 months ago

    Great CPU for the price, awesome for overclocking when combined with even a cheap liquid cooler. I got mine to go 4.6ghz.

    josh95
    • 28 points
    • 58 months ago

    from completed build Senbonzakura

    I had a dilemma whether to picked 6300 or 8320. I did some research my self and got some opinions from people that 6300 is just underclocked of 8320, so I can just overclocked the 6300 to get the same result as 8320. Overall 6300 is all I need basically + its cheaper.

    I have not overclocked the cpu yet because I ran out of money, which is why I didn't include the cpu cooler. But I will buy CM hyper 212 evo in the future when I have money.

    TheMightyClem
    • 28 points
    • 43 months ago

    from completed build Client Build #1

    Fantastic choice for this build. Power is right where it should be and it doesn't run quite as hot as I was expecting. Perfect choice for the budget gaming build.

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