AMD FX-6300 benchmarks

Below are comparison charts, showing how the AMD FX-6300 stands against other x86 processors in multi-threaded applications. The difference in performance between FX-6300 and each of the listed microprocessors is calculated as an average of differences in 11 multi-threaded benchmarks from our benchmark database. The list of test applications and programs includes Blowfish encryption, CINEBENCH R10, Euler3D, Fritz Chess Benchmark, PCMark05, MySQL 5.0.96 database test, and wPrime. Several audio and video encoding program are also taken into account, including FLAC audio encoding, H.264 video encoding, LAME MP3 audio encoding, and XVid video encoding.

Benchmarks of AMD FX-Series CPUs for Socket AM3+

This chart shows how well the FX-6300 performs in comparison with other CPUs from FX-Series family. The "Specs" column in the chart shows differences between major specs for all processors.

To view comprehensive comparison, including specifications and individual benchmarks, between any processor from the graph and the AMD FX-6300, please click on the >   icon. This feature requires javascript, and will open in a popup window.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
FX-8350
142.6%8C, 4 GHz, 8MB>
FX-8320
126.9%8C, 3.5 GHz, 8MB>
FX-8150
123.4%8C, 3.6 GHz, 8MB>
FX-6350
109.8%6C, 3.9 GHz, 8MB>
FX-8140
108.7%8C, 3.2 GHz, 8MB>
FX-8120 (95W)
106.0%8C, 3.1 GHz, 8MB>
FX-8120
105.8%8C, 3.1 GHz, 8MB>
FX-6200
100.1%6C, 3.8 GHz, 8MB>
FX-6300
100.0%6C, 3.5 GHz, 8MB 
FX-6120
92.3%6C, 3.5 GHz, 8MB>
FX-6100
86.8%6C, 3.3 GHz, 8MB>
FX-4350
84.0%4C, 4.2 GHz, 8MB>
FX-4170
78.5%4C, 4.2 GHz, 8MB>
FX-4300
77.1%4C, 3.8 GHz, 4MB>
FX-4150 (125W)
74.6%4C, 4 GHz, 4MB>
FX-4150 (95W)
73.2%4C, 3.9 GHz, 8MB>
FX-4130
71.0%4C, 3.8 GHz, 4MB>
FX-4100
68.1%4C, 3.6 GHz, 8MB>

AMD CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This chart shows AMD CPUs with approximately the same level of performance as the FX-6300.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Phenom II X6 1055T (95W)
108.1%6C, 2.8 GHz, 6MB>
FX-8120 (95W)
106.0%8C, 3.1 GHz, 8MB>
FX-8120
105.8%8C, 3.1 GHz, 8MB>
Phenom II X6 1045T
104.7%6C, 2.7 GHz, 6MB>
Phenom II X6 1035T
101.1%6C, 2.6 GHz, 6MB>
FX-6200
100.1%6C, 3.8 GHz, 8MB>
FX-6300
100.0%6C, 3.5 GHz, 8MB 
Phenom II X4 980
97.6%4C, 3.7 GHz, 6MB>
Phenom II X4 975
93.0%4C, 3.6 GHz, 6MB>
FX-6120
92.3%6C, 3.5 GHz, 8MB>
Phenom II X4 965 (125W, BE)
91.6%4C, 3.4 GHz, 6MB>
Phenom II X4 965 (140W, BE)
91.5%4C, 3.4 GHz, 6MB>
Phenom II X4 970 (E0)
90.7%4C, 3.5 GHz, 6MB>

Intel CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This benchmark chart includes Intel processors with multi-threaded performance, similar to the AMD FX-6300. For the differences between most important characteristics of listed microprocessors please see the "Specs" column.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core i5-2400
114.0%4C, 3.1 GHz>
Intel Core i5-3330
113.2%4C, 3 GHz>
Intel Core i5-2320
110.8%4C, 3 GHz>
Intel Core i5-2310
107.4%4C, 2.9 GHz>
Intel Core i5-2300
104.3%4C, 2.8 GHz>
Intel Core i5-2500S
102.8%4C, 2.7 GHz>
AMD FX-6300
100.0%6C, 3.5 GHz 
Intel Core i5-750
98.4%4C, 2.67 GHz>
Intel Core i5-2400S
95.6%4C, 2.5 GHz>
Intel Core i5-2405S
95.5%4C, 2.5 GHz>
Intel Core i5-760
92.9%4C, 2.8 GHz>
Intel Core i3-4340
90.7%2C, 3.6 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i5-2500T
89.4%4C, 2.3 GHz>

FX-6300 compared to the fastest desktop CPUs

This chart shows how the FX-6300 stands against the fastest desktop x86 CPUs from our benchmark database.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core i7-4770K
169.2%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4771
168.8%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770
168.4%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770S
161.2%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770
158.7%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770K
158.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770S
151.2%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2700K
149.6%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600
146.0%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600K
145.9%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD FX-8350
142.6%8C, 4 GHz>
Intel Core i5-4670
142.5%4C, 3.4 GHz>
AMD FX-6300
100.0%6C, 3.5 GHz 

Popular performance comparisons

This benchmark graph illustrates relative multi-threading performance of microprocessors, that are most commonly compared to the AMD FX-6300.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
AMD FX-8350
142.6%8C, 4 GHz>
AMD FX-8320
126.9%8C, 3.5 GHz>
AMD FX-6350
109.8%6C, 3.9 GHz>
AMD FX-8120 (95W)
106.0%8C, 3.1 GHz>
AMD FX-8120
105.8%8C, 3.1 GHz>
AMD FX-6300
100.0%6C, 3.5 GHz 
Intel Core i3-4130
85.7%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD A10-6800K
82.4%4C, 4.1 GHz>
Intel Core i3-3220
77.4%2C, 3.3 GHz, HT>
AMD FX-4300
77.1%4C, 3.8 GHz>
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AMD FX-6300 is a 6-core desktop CPU, operating at 3.5 GHz. The processor has Turbo technology enabled. This feature can temporary "overclock" the cores to 4.1 GHz. The FX-6300 comes with 8MB of L3 cache, and it fits into 95 Watt thermal envelope. More details about this CPU you can find on the FX-6300 specs page.

More information

For averaged single- threaded performance please see AMD FX-6300 single-threaded benchmarks page.

Comparison of all tested FX-Series processors can be found on the AMD FX-Series benchmarks page.

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