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FX-6300 Game Requirement Analysis

FX-6300 is a high-end CPU based on the 32nm Piledriver architecture.


It offers 6 Physical Cores (6 Logical), initially clocked at 3.5GHz, which may go up to 4.1GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated and the clock multiplier is unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 95W.


It is a powerful Hexa Core whose performance is good. It's thus capable of running most applications smoothly without any problem.


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Should I get this or G4560 ?
I will play CPU intensive games like BF1, BF4 and GTA 5

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Both CPUs are fine for gaming, this one is slightly better at multi-threaded games, but the g4560 is so much newer and the platform has more features. Whatever you choose, you will be fine. Don't forget tho, you can oc this chip with a good cooler, while the g4560 cannot be oced. Look at benchmarks and choose whatever makes you happy

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YOU CAN GET INTEL I3 6100 CHEAPER THAN THIS, THAT PERFORMS BETTER

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Cheaper than what? The G4560? That's not true. The Pentium is about 8% worse in Passmark than the i3. The recommended price for i3 6100 is $117 while Pentium G4560 is supposed to be going for $64. In reality, resellers are pricing it at around $100. Is the 7% (theoretical) increase worth the -$17? Probably not.

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cheaper than fx6300 not g4560…… g4560 is a good cpu.. but if he wants between fx and pentium,, thats why i reccomend him i3 6100

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But… The i3 is sh!t… You get virtually identical performance from the Pentium for less money. Why would you recommend the i3, I don't understand.

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You need more RAM and a new processor to play games that you said

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Which is cheaper? This or APU 7860K?

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both same price but fx is slightly cheaper

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Fx what?

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At the time of this writing the FX 6300 is only $80 on Amazon. It is a killer deal for a cheap build for house use or games. But anyone's money would be better spent buying a AMD R5 1400 over the FX6300 at this point since the future for the FX is getting rather bleak. But between the two you mentioned the FX 6300 is a much better buy unless you're using it purely for home documents:no GPU needed.

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I'm sorry for this question guys, but it bothers me all the time when i am thinking about multi core multi threads hyperthreading etc. My question is, how do you guys define multi core? For example this cpu that has a 3.5Ghz for 6core.

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Does it work or perform like 3.5x6 or like 21ghz for any application running? Or it works like it depends on app running like it will open 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th core when needed.

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it does perform like 3.5 ghz 6 threads cpu

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its performance is equivalent to 4th gen core i5

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i still dont get the point xD

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When you have a multi-core CPU, you basically have several CPUs (let's say 4 -a 4 core CPU has 4 cores); If it has multi-threading, it means you have 4 real CPUs + 4 virtual ones, that operate with -60-70% of the power of the real CPUs. If the application you are running has processes, that can be separated from one-another, each process would be taken up by 1 of your CPUs (real or virtual one)

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But if the application's processes are tied to one another (to get to process 2, you need to finish process 1 first, for example) you do not benefit from having more cores (virtual or otherwise) - in this case, you benefit from having a single powerful core. Most games up to now were not very well optimized to use more than 4 cores (even less actually) but now they are getting better for this HW

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CPU performance is not as simple as cores*GHz=perf. There are a lot more factors to it, like ipc (instructions per clock) which essentially means how much stuff can a cpu do for every Hz. The only way to really know it to see reviews that show which is cpu is the best for what you want to do, there is no absolute measure. Fx cpus have low ipc, but due to the high core count, the perform really well on multi-threaded applications like newer games.

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T H A N K Y O U

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still confused why FX-8300 is better and cheaper than this. Can anyone explain why

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who says cheaper????,,,,,

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here in philippines FX8300 is just USD118

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wowww

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yeah its unbelievable.

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and what is the price of this cpu then?

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FX8300 is just 106usd here in the philippines

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fx 6300????

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112USD

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does your r7 360 works well with your fx6300 without bottleneck?

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NO CPU BOTTLENECK,,, ITS STARTS WHEN YOU HAVE GTX970 OR RADEON 480,580 AND LATER

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THIS CPU IS WAY GOOD IF GAMES AND APPLICATION ARE MADE FOR THIS….. IT HAS THE POWER AND BIG CACHE SIZE….. UNFORTUNATELY DEVS ARE MAKING GAMES OPTIMISED FOR NVIDIA AND INTEL…. THIS IS A GREAT CPU BUT NO DEVS ARE OPTIMISING THEIR APPS AND GAMES FOR THIS

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AMD's processors based on the Bulldozer are trash. High power draw and awful single core as well as multicore performance (especially considering this being a "hexa" core). It's a good CPU considering the price but blaming the bad performance of the Bulldozer/Steamroller/Piledriver architecture on devs is stupid.

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ITS A 5 YEAR OLD CPU BRO….. ITS NOT NEWER LIKE 6TH GEN INTEL…. OR 7TH GEN…… IT PERFORMS BETTER THAN CORE I5 2ND EVEN 3RD GEN…… SO HAVING SOME OLD ARCHITECTURE ISN'T THIS CPU'S FAULT

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ITS THE DEVS WHO WORKS FOR NEWER INTEL CPUS,,,, NEWER ACHITECHTURE

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Lay off the caps lock, it makes you look like a goof. So does rabidly defending an inanimate object. It most certainly does not perform better than Sandy Bridge i5s, not even close. It's more comparable to a 1st gen i7. Instead of impulse replying to me again, go on the internet and look up article from the time of release. Interesting read: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/11/06/amd_sued_cores/

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GREAT CPU FOR PRICE

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Is Asus GeForce GTX 750 Ti 2GB STRIX good for this cpu without bottlenecking?

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You can get gtx 960 or r9 380 as good match

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how about gtx750ti and r7 360 which is cheaper than gtx960 and r9 380. Is it good for fx6300?

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Yes its good but its not worth upgrading from 750 you wount see so significant gain

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yeah i knew it thanks for the answer, actually i am going to build cheap gaming pc, but im confused for choosing between AMD FX6300 and AMD A10-7870K together with R7 250 (dual graphics). So What would you choose if you we're me?

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Fx 6300 along with 1good gpu crossfire and sli gives alot issues still always go with 1gpu if possible

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Yeah im not gonna build fx6300 with crossfire. So ill go for 6300 with 1 gpu. Thanks dude :)

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This thing has held up amazingly with time. The future is still only more promising as dx12 and Vulkan are becoming the norm. As this happens all six cores will be used better, definitely making this a great bang for your buck processor. Plus, I was incredibly disappointed at how badly this thing works as a space heater with the stock cooler, stress testing on the stock cooler I was at max 68C.

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stock cooler is just garbage i still use my old fx 6100 4.2ghz with evo 212 its still able to play most games just fine :D

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Just got a Hyper 212 myself for some overclocking. The stock cooler was still relatively loud and left no overclocking room, but it still kept it cool for everyday tasks and games. Going to overclock soon!

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What type of cpu cooler do i need to install to overclock this to its boost clock

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any aftermarket cooler

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Did you mean any type of cooler such as hyper212 evo or water cooler?

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yes

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im running on stock cooler at max load temps gets 65 highest some times… so an aftrmarket cooler will be great for this cpu

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does aftermarket coolers have cpu socket compatilbulity too such as fm2+ am3+ etc.

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well thats vary on various cooler manufacturer….for fm2+ am3+ socked the cooler comes with extra bracket

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Okay thanks bro.

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Do i need to buy some aftermarket cpu cooler? When i dont need to oc and just run it on its stock core clock?

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It is highly recommended, especially with the stock cooler just not functioning up to it's job (really loud, dust build-up over time blocking cooling performance), but if you really don't want to spend any additional money on a better cooler or if you want to upgrade later on, you can just use the stock cooler.

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yes of course i am willing to pin down some cooler. Specially right here in my place, too much hot so i think im gonna throw away the stock cooler :D

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all hail amd!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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is it necessary for me to install a liquid cooler if i buy this cpu

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nope……

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but for hardcore gaming u could buy an aftermarket cooler…

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