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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.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

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 Size: L1: 480 KB, L2: 12.0 MB, L3: 8 MB

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 152.82

Overall Rank: 1513

Last Price Change: $27.39 USD (2023-02-03)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1487
Samples: 11458*
*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 Math27,981 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math7,498 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers23 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting9 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,235 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression68.2 MBytes/Sec
Physics408 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,718 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,487 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-6300 Six-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 31st of January 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 31st of January 2023.
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
BL1737037 - Feb 04 2023
BL1736501 - Feb 03 2023
BL1735800 - Feb 03 2023
BL1735400 - Feb 02 2023
BL1735393 - Feb 02 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
As of 5th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
Intel Core i5-4440 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,749 (+13.5%)
Intel Core i5-4570 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
5,217 (+24.6%)
Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.30GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,112 (-1.8%)
Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
3,383 (-19.2%)
AMD A8-7600 APU vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
3,217 (-23.2%)
Intel Core i5-3570 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,911 (+17.3%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,677 (+11.7%)
AMD FX-8120 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,655 (+11.2%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,505 (+7.6%)
Intel Core i5-3450 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,463 (+6.6%)
Intel Core i5-3350P @ 3.10GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,253 (+1.6%)
Intel Core i5-3330 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-6300 Six-Core
4,090 (-2.3%)

Is the AMD FX-6300 Six-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 5th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-13900T
Intel Core i9-13900KS
Intel Core i9-13900F
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i7-13700K
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
Intel Core i7-13700F
Intel Core i9-12900KS
AMD FX-6300 Six-Core