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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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iamshagu's Rig
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GREAT CPU WITH GREAT PRICE

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solomonsunny's Rig
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I have a big problem i can either upgrade my cpu or buy a gpu that to around 9000rs.I was thinking about a rx 460 or fx 4300 with another 4gb ram. can someone help me?

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zen is just around the corner i would wait if you can but if you can not then i recommend atleast fx 8320

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i don't have that much money and for zen we need to upgrade MOBA as well.

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Well, my build (pretty much the same as you just mentioned) is not bad at all, as long as you can get the parts at a good price, since aditrex is right, zen is coming soon, i would get the fx4300, then the rx460 and then a hyper t4 for cpu cooling, and leave the ram last, you got enough for now

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another option the cpu would be looking in the used market for a Athlon II x2 220 or similar, an old dual core from the same family of your sempron with a decent performance, if you can find it for the right price go for it

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I just lost My GFX card, So you know what i'm lookig for. PLease suggest me the best suitable card for this CPU as i m tight on budget and don't want to change anything else than GFX card.
I recently found out that GTX 1060 3GB will not perform well so suggest me something ? Or if i buy 1060 will it be ok,?

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GTX 1060 3GB is not a bad video card for your resolution and budget. It should handle most games very well.

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Even i think the same as i'm happy with 1080p gaming.. Just worried about any harm on my FX6300

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RX 470 IS GOOD WITH THIS CPU….

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RX 470 power consumption is higher then gtx1060 and i have Coolermaster 450w power supply.and why RX 470 is future proof ? both cards have direct x 12 support then why everone is claiming that 470 is future?

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The 1060 will absolutely be bottlenecked. I can't help you any further with choosing but consider pairing this processor with a marginally weaker graphics card than the 1060.

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As per my knowledge , It will bottleneck only in CPU-demanding games.

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Since I don't have access to my 6300 at the moment, I can't do benchmarks pairing it with the 970 and seeing how worse it does than on my i5. Here's somebody who has done something similar (1060 is slightly better than the RX480 which essentially equals the 970), take a look and decide if it's worth spending the money https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B58ciXUTlA8

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Thanks for it.. Soo need to upgrade my CPU soon.. FX8320 will that be good.?

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And if i dont upgrade my CPU then which GPU should i go for if not 1060.?

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You don't necessarily have to upgrade your CPU, the FX 6300 is a beast OCer, get a good cooler and have a shot at it. I'd probably go for a RX 460, maybe 470. But perhaps you would also want to save up, wait for the new Zen AMD CPUs and upgrade your entire rig, mobo, RAM, CPU, GPU, everything. It's entirely up to you, we can only give you all the possibilities.

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A simple test that I've heard some people mention to see how many FPS your CPU can give you in a game is lower the resolution way down (until you gain no more FPS). Upgrading your GPU will be able to give you that performance at higher resolutions.

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Dude, The video is with RX480, that will obviously bottleneck, don't compare RX480 with GTX 1060 3gb,Compare it with GTX1080. i dont want zen as then i will need to change everything.. GTX1060 3gb version is equivalent to RX470.

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The RX 480, 1060 3GB and 970 all perform very similarly. AMD currently has no GTX 1080 equivalent.

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SUPERB CPU FROM AMD

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Hello.
Someone has played Doom 4 with AMD fx6300 + RX 460 2 GB + 8 gb RAM???
Thanks

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i have played on my rig…….. got 60 fps most of the time

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I am thinking of getting the rx 480 8gb. Will there be much bottleneck?

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it can keep up in some games where focus is on gpu but tensive games it can bottleneck yea even oced.. i would consider in rx 470 instead or gtx 1060 3gb or gtx 1050 4gb…

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this processor have 3 physical cores and each cores have 2 threads, as it saying six core,, please game-debate make it right the: It offers 6 Physical Cores (6 Logical), initially clocked at 3.5GHz, which may go up to 4.1GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.


there is no 6 physical core,,, but 6 logical threads

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No it doesn't have only 3 cores. It's a true hexacore processor (has 6 PHYSICAL cores), at the moment only intel processors have the hyperthreading technology.

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nope its like i3 2 physical core 4 logical core…….. and after phenom,,, fx series uses hyperthreading like technology……. a real 6 core cpu does not come this cheap…. I think u lack information…. google it if u don't know the true story

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that's why a true phenom 2 x6 cpu is far better than fx 6300…..

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I'm sorry to say that Iamshagu is right. If you have the CPU check your task manager. Here's a breakdown of what's happening (I don't actually understand it but I'm assuming it's correct :P) https://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/2u0unk/eli5_why_does_task_manager_say_my_amd_fx6300_has/

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Got this CPU for free and it handles both new and old games very well. I've been hitting max settings with 60fps on 1080p most of the time.

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Let me correct you there: "handles both new and old games very well as long as they're not too CPU intensive or butchered ports or both." :P

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I have this cpu and just want to know why is it when i put vsync on in games the cpu doesn't get as hot as it does when i turn it off. When i turn off vsync the fans are noisy as hell and the cpu gets to at least 55c

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Locking the fps makes the game runs more stable, that's why it probably makes the cpu heat less. I don't really know, but I suppose that's the reason.

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Ok that sounds about right

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its becouse vsync cap fps to 60fps so you saving the gpu and cpu energy if those parts are able to push 100fps or 200fps so you basicly saving power to not push system to its limit…

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I got a GTX 680 2 GB and an Athlon 5150, im thinking to upgrade the CPU and mobo, is this CPU recommended?
PD: I Have a 600W Thermaltake PSU

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I think it should work fine, thinking about getting one myself.

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i have this cpu and have the gtx 970. this cpu does the job nicely. Should last a few more years in my opinion. i haven't come across any games that won't run on this cpu

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I had this CPU with a 970 before and it could NOT keep up with the card. After I got an i5 6500 I got a considerable FPS bump, something around 10-12fps depending on the game. I also purchased an AMD CPU for affordable gaming, not to fry my eggs with in the morning. :P (what I'm trying to say with a joke here is that the processor get very hot even with an aftermarket cooler)

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So you paid double for 10-12 fps more…good for you.

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Way to be a dick mate.

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