Detailed side-by-side comparison
Q: Is it possible to unlock disabled cores on the AMD FX-6200 CPU?
A: No. This processor does have 2 disabled cores, but there is no way to unlock them.
Q: My processor is running 55C under load. Is this normal?
A: Safe CPU temperatures are 60 degrees Celsius and below. It may
still run fine with CPU temperatures, exceeding 60C threshold by a
few degrees. Running the FX-6200 close to 70 degrees and higher is not
Q: Is it possible to upgrade my FX-6200 microprocessor?
A: Probably yes. Processor compatibility is determined by your motherboard. Please check CPU-Upgrade.com website for CPU support list for your board.
Sorry, overclocking information is not available at this time.
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year. FX-6200 emerged in CPU specifications database on AMD website
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Details of FX-6200 CPU emerge on AMD website
Dec 31, 2011
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specifications, release dates and prices of unlocked FX-6200, as well as A-Series A6-3670K and A8-3870K microprocessors. A-Series APUs were
announced on December 20, and they surfaced in stores a week later.
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FX-6200 specifications already appeared on AMD website.