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AMD FX-6200 specifications

General information
TypeCPU / Microprocessor
Market segmentDesktop
FamilyAMD FX-Series
Model number  ? FX-6200
CPU part numbers
  • FD6200FRW6KGU is an OEM/tray microprocessor
  • FD6200FRGUBOX is a boxed microprocessor
Frequency  ? 3800 MHz
Turbo frequency4100 MHz
Boosted P states [1]#1: 4100 MHz, 1.4125V
Package938-pin micro-PGA package
SocketSocket AM3+
Weight1.4oz / 38.3g (CPU)
1lb 0.4oz / 466.2g (box)
Introduction dateFebruary 27, 2012
Price at introduction$165
 
Architecture / Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureBulldozer
PlatformScorpius
Processor core  ? Zambezi
Core stepping  ? OR-B2
Manufacturing process0.032 micron
Data width64 bit
The number of cores6
The number of threads6
Floating Point UnitIntegrated
Level 1 cache size  ? 3 x 64 KB two-way associative shared instruction caches
6 x 16 KB 4-way associative data caches
Level 2 cache size  ? 3 x 2 MB 16-way associative shared exclusive caches
Level 3 cache size8 MB up to 64-way associative shared cache
MultiprocessingUniprocessor
Features
  • MMX instructions
  • SSE / Streaming SIMD Extensions
  • SSE2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 2
  • SSE3 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSSE3 / Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3
  • SSE4 / SSE4.1 + SSE4.2 / Streaming SIMD Extensions 4  ? 
  • SSE4a  ? 
  • AES / Advanced Encryption Standard instructions
  • ABM / Advanced Bit Manipulation  ? 
  • AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions
  • FMA4 / 4-operand Fused Multiply-Add instructions
  • XOP / eXtended Operations instructions
  • AMD64 / AMD 64-bit technology  ? 
  • VT / Virtualization technology  ? 
  • EVP / Enhanced Virus Protection  ? 
  • Turbo Core 2.0 technology
Low power features
  • Core C1, C1E, C6 and CC6 states
  • Package S3, S4 and S5 states
  • PowerNow!
Low power P states [1]#1: 3500 MHz, 1.325V
#2: 3100 MHz, 1.2375V
#3: 2500 MHz, 1.125V
#4: 1900 MHz, 1V
#5: 1400 MHz, 0.9V
 
Integrated peripherals / components
Integrated graphicsNone
Memory controller
  • The number of controllers: 1
    Memory channels: 2
    Supported memory: DDR3-1866
    Maximum memory bandwidth (GB/s): 29.9
Other peripheralsHyperTransport 3.1 technology
 
Electrical / Thermal parameters
Thermal Design Power  ? 125 Watt
 
Notes on AMD FX-6200
  • The processor has unlocked clock multiplier

[1] - These characteristics were measured on a single CPU, and they can vary slightly for other processors with the same model number

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Historical price chart

The chart below shows official prices of AMD FX-6100, FX-6200 and FX-6300 processors:

Historical official prices of FX-6100, FX-6200 and FX-6300 processors

FAQ

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 recommended.

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.

FX-6200 Overclocking

Sorry, overclocking information is not available at this time.


Related news stories

AMD to drop prices, launch FX-4130 CPU on August 27
Aug 24, 2012: AMD today updated A-Series, FX-Series and Phenom II pricing pages, lowering prices on full range of "Llano" APUs, and high performance K10 and "Bulldozer" CPUs. The pages shows effective date August 27, which suggests that the price drops will happen next Monday. Overall, the prices were cut by 1% - 23%.



AMD cuts prices on A-Series APUs and FX CPUs
Apr 27, 2012: A few days after announcement of Intel's Ivy Bridge micro-architecture, many news sites reported that some European retailers slashed prices of FX-8150 processors by 15% - 20%, and suggested that AMD may have dropped the prices of other processors as well. Today AMD published new pricelist, confirming price drop for the FX-8150 model. The company also cut prices of six- and quad-core FX-Series chips, and for all microprocessors from A-Series.



Prices of AMD FX-4170 and FX-6200 processors
Mar 08, 2012: Less than two weeks ago AMD added FX-4170 and FX-6200 unlocked microprocessors to FX-Series line-up without releasing their pricing. FX chips had significantly higher (about 15%) stock clock speeds compared to older FX-4170 and FX-6100 models, therefore the new processors expected to be more expensive. Earlier this week AMD added FX-Series 4170 and 6200 CPUs to official price list, confirming those expectations.



AMD releases FX-4170 and FX-6200 CPUs
Feb 28, 2012: Yesterday AMD released two FX-Series "unlocked" microprocessors, based on Buldozer micro-architecture. New CPUs are FX-4170 and FX-6200. Details of these SKUs were known for quite some time. AMD FX-4170 was part of original Bulldozer announcement in October of last year. FX-6200 emerged in CPU specifications database on AMD website last December, which we mistakenly interpreted as a sign of launched product.



AMD's CPU and APU Line-Up thru Q3 2012
Feb 12, 2012: A slide has been leaked by Donanimhaber that shows AMDs product line-up for the next 2 quarters in the APU and CPU markets. The slide shows that we will be seeing Trinity A8- and A10-series in Q2, replacing Llano A8 in the high end APU sector. At the same time, Brazos 2.0 will replace Brazos in the mobile range. The rest of the Trinity range will be available in Q3, along with Vishera, the replacement for Zambezi in the performance sector.



Pre-order prices for upcoming AMD FX CPUs
Feb 01, 2012: Last Sunday Intel listed three new Core i5 desktop microprocessors in company's official pricelist. Another desktop Core i7 model will be launched in two weeks. It seems that AMD also prepares to refresh their FX line of desktop processors, targeted at computer enthusiasts. We recently spotted available for pre-order unreleased FX-4170 and FX-6200 CPUs. Also, AMD is going to offer in US a variation of FX-8150 model with liquid cooling.



Details of FX-6200 CPU emerge on AMD website
Dec 31, 2011: Earlier this month Donanim Haber published 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. FX-6200 SKU, which was supposed to be released on December 26, is not yet available in stores. However, as was already reported by many hardware news sites, FX-6200 specifications already appeared on AMD website.


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AMD FX-6200 Benchmarks

The graphs below show up to 10 microprocessors with approximately the same level of integer (CPU), floating-point (FPU), SIMD and memory performance. All processors were not overclocked, and were tested at a nominal frequency, with a stock heatsink and default BIOS settings. Click on the '?' mark next to each model name to see specifications of that model, and details of the test platform. To find out how the FX-6200 compares to other CPUs in specific benchmarks or in aggregate milti-threading performance please see benchmark tools section on the right.

Benchmarked processor

CPU ID:600F12
CPU vendor string:AuthenticAMD
CPU name string:AMD FX(tm)-6200 Six-Core Processor

Integer performance

Part number   Result
AMD FX-8120  ? 
109.1%
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T  ? 
109%
Intel Core i7-920  ? 
105.1%
AMD Phenom II X4 980  ? 
103.5%
AMD Phenom II X4 975  ? 
100.7%
AMD FX-6200  ? 
100%
AMD FX-6350  ? 
98.2%
AMD Phenom II X4 970 (rev. C3)  ? 
97.8%
AMD Phenom II X4 970 (rev. E0)  ? 
97.8%
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505  ? 
96.4%
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550  ? 
96.2%

Floating Point performance

Part number   Result
AMD Phenom II X4 820  ? 
105.6%
AMD FX-6350  ? 
103.5%
AMD A6-3670K  ? 
102.6%
AMD Athlon II X4 638  ? 
102.3%
AMD Phenom II X4 650T  ? 
101.8%
AMD FX-6200  ? 
100%
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400  ? 
99.6%
AMD A6-3650  ? 
99%
AMD Athlon II X4 631  ? 
98.8%
AMD A8-3820  ? 
98.3%
AMD Phenom II X4 810  ? 
98.2%

MMX / SSE / SSE2 performance

Part number   Result
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T (95W)  ? 
105.8%
AMD FX-8120 (95W)  ? 
105.6%
AMD FX-8120  ? 
105.4%
AMD FX-6350  ? 
104.1%
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T  ? 
102.1%
AMD FX-6200  ? 
100%
AMD Phenom II X4 980  ? 
99%
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T  ? 
98.5%
AMD FX-6300  ? 
96.6%
AMD Phenom II X4 975  ? 
96.1%
AMD Phenom II X4 970 (rev. E0)  ? 
93.9%

Memory-intensive program performance

Part number   Result
Intel Core i7-875K  ? 
104.9%
AMD FX-8150  ? 
103.9%
AMD FX-6300  ? 
101.3%
Intel Core i7-940  ? 
101.2%
AMD FX-4170  ? 
100.6%
AMD FX-6200  ? 
100%
Intel Core i7-860  ? 
99.4%
AMD FX-4300  ? 
97.8%
AMD Phenom II X4 980  ? 
97.1%
AMD Phenom II X4 975  ? 
97%
AMD Phenom II X4 970 (rev. C3)  ? 
96.4%

CPU ID information for the FX-6200

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Manufacturer:AMD
CPU Family:FX-Series
Model Number:FX-6200
Frequency:3812 MHz
Part number:
FD6200FRW6KGU
Stepping Code:FA 1216PGT
Comment:
Submitted by:CPU-World
General information
Vendor:AuthenticAMD
Processor name (BIOS):AMD FX(tm)-6200 Six-Core Processor
Cores:6
Compute units:3
Logical processors:6
Processor type:Original OEM Processor
Core stepping:OR-B2
CPUID signature:600F12
Family:21 (015h)
Model: 1 (01h)
Stepping: 2 (02h)
Socket:AM3+

Cache: L1 data L1 instruction L2 L3
Size: 6 x 16 KB 3 x 64 KB 3 x 2 MB 8 MB
Associativity: 4-way set
associative
2-way set
associative
16-way set
associative
64-way set
associative
Line size: 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes 64 bytes
Comments: Direct-mapped Direct-mapped
1 cache per 2 cores
Non-inclusive
Direct-mapped
1 cache per 2 cores
Non-inclusive
Direct-mapped
Shared between all cores
 
Instruction set extensionsAdditional instructions
MMX Advanced Bit manipulation
AMD extensions to MMX CLFLUSH
SSE CMOV
SSE2 CMPXCHG16B
SSE3 CMPXCHG8B
SSSE3 FXSAVE/FXRSTORE
SSE4A MONITOR/MWAIT
SSE4.1 PCLMULDQ
SSE4.2 POPCNT
AES PREFETCH/PREFETCHW
AVX RDTSCP
FMA4 SKINIT/STGI support
XOP SYSCALL/SYSRET
  SYSENTER/SYSEXIT
  XSAVE/XRESTORE states
 
Major featuresOther features
On-chip Floating Point Unit 1 GB large page support
64-bit / Intel 64 100MHz multiplier control
NX bit/XD-bit 128-bit SSE instructions
Secure Virtual Machine (Virtualization) 36-bit page-size extensions
Turbo Core Advanced programmable interrupt controller
PowerNow! / Cool'n'Quiet Core multi-processing legacy mode
  Debugging extensions
  Extended APIC space
  FXSAVE/FXRSTOR optimizations
  Hardware P-state control
  Hardware thermal control
  Instruction based sampling
  LAHF/SAHF support in 64-bit mode
  LBR virtualization
  LOCK MOV CR0 means MOV CR8
  Lightweight profiling support
  Machine check architecture
  Machine check exception
  Memory-type range registers
  Misaligned SSE mode
  Model-specific registers
  Nested page tables
  OS visible workaround
  Page attribute table
  Page global extension
  Page-size extensions (4MB pages)
  Physical address extensions
  SVM lock
  Support for NRIP save
  THERMTRIP
  TSC rate is ensured to be invariant across all states
  Temperature sensor
  Time stamp counter
  Virtual 8086-mode enhancements
  Watchdog timer support

CPUs, related to AMD FX-6200

Model Cores /
Threads
Frequency Turbo
frequency
L3
cache
TDP Features Price  
AMD FX-Series family, Socket AM3+
   FX-61006 / 63.3 GHz3.9 GHz8 MB95W$112>
   FX-61206 / 63.5 GHz4.1 GHz8 MB95W >
   FX-63006 / 63.5 GHz4.1 GHz8 MB95W$112>
   FX-62006 / 63.8 GHz4.1 GHz8 MB125W$132 
   FX-63506 / 63.9 GHz4.2 GHz8 MB125W$132>
   FX-81008 / 82.8 GHz3.7 GHz8 MB95W >
   FX-81208 / 83.1 GHz4 GHz8 MB125W$153>
   FX-8120 (95W)8 / 83.1 GHz4 GHz8 MB95W >
   FX-81408 / 83.2 GHz4.1 GHz8 MB95W >
   FX-83008 / 83.3 GHz4.2 GHz8 MB95W >
   FX-83208 / 83.5 GHz4 GHz8 MB125W$153>
   FX-81508 / 83.6 GHz4.2 GHz8 MB125W$183>
   FX-83508 / 84 GHz4.2 GHz8 MB125W$195>
   FX-93708 / 84.4 GHz4.7 GHz8 MB220W$224>
   FX-95908 / 84.7 GHz5 GHz8 MB220W$306>
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Pictures (4)

AMD FX-6200 box pictures
2012-11-14 15:29:18
Posted by: gshv

Front view.
AMD FX-6200 box pictures
 
2012-11-14 15:29:59
Posted by: gshv

Side view
 
 
2012-11-14 15:30:30
Posted by: gshv

Back view
 
 
2012-11-14 15:38:27
Posted by: gshv

The box has the same size and design as earlier released FX-6100 processors. The CPU is rated at 125 Watt, as a result the box comes with better quality fan/heatsink, that has copper base and heatpipes.
 
Comments (2)

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Turbo clocks?

2012-08-08 18:57:51
Posted by: Xarick

This processor is 3.8 GHz with a max turbo of 4.1 GHz. Does it have a "mid"-turbo clock? What is it? thanks

Response: Sorry, we only know maximum turbo frequency

Turbo frequency

2013-09-08 12:12:16
Posted by: Franjo

It has a "mid" turbo frequency of 4.0 GHz.

Btw, an interesting fact, it undervolts pretty well at stock frequencies. So, if you're not interested in overclocking, you can use this CPU in an cheap 95W TDP AM3+ board, or undervolt it even if you have a mightier mainboard and thus save on energy / heat dissipation...

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