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AMD FX-6300 Six-Core

Price and performance details for the AMD FX-6300 Six-Core can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
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Is the AMD FX-6300 Six-Core Good for Gaming?

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AMD FX-6300 Six-Core


Class: Desktop

Socket: AM3+

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.1 GHz

Cores: 6 (in 3 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 6 x 16 KB
L1 Data Cache: 6 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 6 x 2048 KB
L3 Cache: 8 MB

Other names: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 176.73

Overall Rank:
1984th fastest in multithreading out of 4769 CPUs
2190th fastest in single threading out of 4769 CPUs
566th fastest in out of 1369 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $23.81 USD (2024-07-23)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 11908*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 6,610
Thread: 1,418

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD FX-6300 Six-Core

Integer Math27,798 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,497 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers24 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting8,826 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,258 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression69,750 KBytes/Sec
Physics407 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,733 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,489 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-6300 Six-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 23rd of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 23rd of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2149252 - Jul 19 2024
BL2148217 - Jul 18 2024
BL2147528 - Jul 17 2024
BL2146413 - Jul 16 2024
BL2145455 - Jul 15 2024
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
As of 24th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
Intel Core i5-2500 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,122 (-2.0%)
Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
3,423 (-18.7%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,675 (+11.1%)
AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
2,986 (-29.0%)
AMD A10-5800K APU vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
2,961 (-29.6%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,929 (+17.1%)
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,781 (+13.6%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,546 (+8.0%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,498 (+6.9%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,284 (+1.8%)
Intel Core i5-3330 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,100 (-2.6%)
AMD FX-6120 Six-Core vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
3,887 (-7.6%)

Is the AMD FX-6300 Six-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core