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AMD FX-6300 Vishera 6-Core 3.5 GHz (4.1 GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W FD6300WMHKBOX Desktop Processor

  • 32nm Vishera 95W
  • 8MB L3 Cache
  • Socket AM3+

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AMD FX Processors

AMD FX Processors

Transform your PC into a multimedia powerhouse

Take your PC's megatasking abilities to extreme levels with the first native desktop processor built with dynamic, tuneable performance to handle multiple intensive apps without breaking a sweat.

  • Advanced 3D gaming
  • Complex 3D modeling
  • HD video editing

Get more with the AMD FX™ - 6300 Series Processor in your system

AMD FX Processors

Enjoy the highest clocks and the most cores you can get on a consumer desktop PC with the AMD FX™ - 6300 Series Processor family, from the company behind proven high-performance processors in the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One™ gaming consoles, and Radeon™ graphics cards.

Featuring a 220 Watt TDP, the AMD FX™ - 6300 Series processors have special system requirements including a robust liquid cooling system.


AMD FX Processors unlock maximum, unrestrained processing performance for extreme responsiveness you can see and feel.

Maximum Performance

  • The industry's only 6-core desktop processor
  • Overclock with easy to use AMD Overdrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites
  • Supreme power available from virtually every core configuration - also available in 6- and
    4-core variants
  • Aggressive performance for mega-tasking and intensive applications like video editing and
    3D modeling
Innovative Architecture

  • The industry's first and only native 6-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture
  • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and improved thermals
  • Can deliver cores and performance you need without raising the power requirements
An Industry Leader in Price for the Performance

  • Unlocked processors allow the maximum in tunable performance
  • AMD Turbo CORE Technology dynamically adjusts performance to give you the best experience, no matter what you are doing
  • Get superior performance at a competitive price with unlocked technology

Features

New Instruction Capabilities

  • AVX - Advanced Vector Extensions increase parallelism for scientific and 3D apps using heavy floating point calculations
  • FMA4 and XOP – Floating-Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate and eXtended Operations improves throughput and performance on many integer and floating point vector functions
  • AES - Advanced Encryption Standard increases performance on encryption apps like TrueCrypt® and PCMark®
AMD Turbo CORE Technology

  • AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology. AMD Turbo CORE Technology is a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
AMD Balanced Smart Cache

  • Shared L3 cache ( up to 8MB)
    • Improved scheduling and pre-fetch capabilities
    • 64-ways (16-ways/sub-cache)
    • Increased data queue sizes
AMD Wide Floating Point Accelerator

  • Shared FP Scheduler
  • Dual 128-bit Floating point engines – capable of teaming together for 256-bit AVX instructions or operating separately with each core
HyperTransport™ Technology

  • One 16-bit link at up to 5600MT/s
  • Up to 8.0GB/s HyperTransport™ I/O bandwidth; Up to 16GB/s in HyperTransport Generation 3.0 mode
  • Up to 37GB/s total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus)
Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology

  • A high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller
  • Supports up to DDR3-1866
  • Supports new low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V
  • Up to 29.9GB/s memory bandwidth for DDR3
  • New Pre-Fetcher improvements
  • Direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core)

Benefit: Optimized memory controller to feed more cores.

AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) Technology with IOMMU

  • Silicon feature-set enhancements designed to improve the performance, reliability and security of existing and future virtualization environments by allowing virtualized applications with direct and rapid access to their allocated memory.
  • IOMMU is an extension to AMD64 architecture to support address translation and access protection on DMA transfers
  • Security for User Level application and Virtual Machine guest operating system
  • Address translation and access control
  • Device isolation
  • Device assignment in virtualized systems
  • Security and trusted boot support
  • Unified interrupt management

Benefit: Helps virtualization software to run more securely and efficiently enabling a better experience when dealing with virtual systems

AMD PowerNow!™ AMD Technology (Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology)

  • Enhanced power management features which automatically and instantaneously adjusts performance states and features based on processor performance requirements
  • C6 power state flushes the cache and removes voltage from individual cores to help reduce power consumption
  • CC6 power state puts all cores in C6 into an even lower power state
    • for quieter operation and reduced power requirements
  • Separate memory controller power control
  • IO-based c-state interface
  • Works automatically without the need for drivers or BIOS enablement.
  • Power can be switched on or off within a single clock cycle, saving energy with minimal impact to performance
  • newegg New Piledriver microarchitecture Piledriver microarchitecture is the second generation of AMD Bulldozer microarchitecture. The internal core structure has been modified for higher frequencies even without any changes in the manufacturing process. Piledriver has a more precise branch predictor and a larger instruction window with ISA extensions FMA3 and F16C. The execution units acquired an enhanced scheduler and learned to process individual instructions faster, such as integer and floating-point division. And Piledriver microarchitecture delivers higher power efficiency compared with Bulldozer microarchitecture.
  • newegg Unlocked AMD FX processor with 6 Piledriver cores The native 6-core desktop processor ensures breathtaking 3D modeling and HD video edition as well as maximum multitasking with the new Piledriver microarchitecture. 32 nanometer die shrink was designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals. The AMD unlocked technology offers more headroom for your overclocking (AMD’s product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking even when overclocking is enabled via AMD Overdrive software.).
  • newegg AMD Turbo technology The AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology, a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
  • newegg Amazing instruction capabilities Like Bulldozer, Piledriver has some amazing instruction capabilities. Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) increase parallelism tailored for scientific and 3D applications that use heavy floating point calculations. Floating Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate improves throughput and performance on many vector functions (integer and floating point). Advanced Encryption Standard noticeably increases performance on the latest encryption applications like TrueCrypt and benchmarks like PCMark.
  • newegg AMD Hypertransport technology HyperTransport Technology (HT or HTT) is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link which helps reduce the number of buses in a system thus reducing system bottlenecks and enabling today's faster microprocessors to use system memory more efficiently in high-end multiprocessor systems.
  • newegg Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology AMD FX Vishera Processor features a high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller that supports faster and low voltage memories and provides new Pre-Fetcher improvements and direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core).

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Anonymous
  • 5/1/2016 5:05:51 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFX6300 wow

Pros: Amazing overclocker, and inexpensive.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: On a cheap gigabyte mobo and an old school arctic freezer pro 7 cooler from an old am3 rig I was able to get this bad boy up to 4.2ghz, that's a 700mhz overclock and it's cool and stable never going over 45c

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  • vance e.
  • 4/29/2016 2:45:25 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Processor!

Pros: Installed easily, Been running great with no problems for a over a month. Boot time to me is very fast, as well is opening and closing out programs. I have no intention's of dealing with overclocking.
I'm running this processor with stock fan and heatsink on an MSI 970A-G43 motherboard, 8 gigs vengeance ram, NZXT case and MSI 960 4G GPU. I built this rig on a budget to play ARK, 7 days to die, Battlefield and Mechwarrior Online.

I'll use ARK for an example, It takes about 45 seconds to load the game from the title screen and I'm averaging 55 fps at stock high settings. Minimizing game with windows key has a little hiccup but it's not bad. I can run explorer and whatever while the games running in the background with no issues. According to the case's temperature readout, CPU idles at 40 degrees C and the highest I have seen it pegged out was 70 degrees C after an extensive gaming binge. The Fans picked up and the temp dropped and leveled out after that.

Cons: none so far

Other Thoughts: I would highly recommend this processor for a budget gaming PC build. This was my first PC build and I'm quite happy with its performance. Thank you Newegg for your excellent service.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/28/2016 5:24:38 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsbad luck

Pros: Worked for 4 months then went bad. My own fault for not getting the extended warranty. I pretty much threw away one hundred bucks. It's been a desktop revamp from hell. If I knew then I would have let it stay dead.

Cons: Died after 4 months

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  • Alexander H.
  • 4/27/2016 8:18:01 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product!!!

Pros: Works straight out of the box
The Exact performance i was needing

Cons: wish it came with a better heat sink

Other Thoughts: i would recommend this to my friends and family
great product for someone wanting to do medium to heavy gaming

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  • Jason L.
  • 4/26/2016 6:31:19 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs1 Year of Service

Pros: Stronger than you think. Anything from basic net surfing to moderate gaming. She's fine. Running strong for a year.

Cons: Old technology. Very few upgrade options for this. At this time in 2016 just spent the extra $40 on your CPU.

Other Thoughts: Excellent for first time builders.

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  • Kyle S.
  • 4/24/2016 12:28:43 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSimple and Awesome

Pros: -This is a very good product that worked right out of the box and it is very fast I have had no problems with this and I have been using it every day for every thing gaming to video editing

Cons: -You can't use it to build a Hackintosh

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  • Anthony C.
  • 4/24/2016 6:32:55 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe Most Bang For Your Buck

Pros: -Easy install and great performance

Cons: -Stock cooler is not absolutely useless but I would recommend upgrading it.

Other Thoughts: Can't beat the price for what you get.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/15/2016 6:19:37 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNice

Pros: - It's nice

Cons: - Nothing

Other Thoughts: Would recommend

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  • Andy F.
  • 4/12/2016 11:23:45 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome

Pros: Perfect for budget builds and fast

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Will buy again

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/12/2016 10:58:58 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggslike the Woman you would marry...

Pros: Great Performance. Black Edition means Unlocked Multiplier = Overclocks easy as Pie. Sweetspot of core count; not too many/few. Runs cool under OC (with aftermarket cooling soljtions). Great Price/Value. Keeps AMD in game and Intel from Monopoly.

Cons: I am thinking..... will get back to you...

Ok just one. The CPU heatsink/fan (for all but basic use) is like making a Marriage proposal to Kate Upton with a Diamond ring from Walmart. Totally inadequate and unreasonable for such a serious and quality proposal. AMD has recognized and adressed it with the "Wraith" editions but just get a quality cooler so its cool and the noise doesn't nag and grate at you like an ex wife 2 days before her check is due.

Other Thoughts: Got mine on sale under a hun dineros. How do you beat that? Yes intel offers flashier and better performers just like the hotties you might go date before marrying they are high maintenance requiring newer mobos/sockets/more expensive memory. They cost more and demand more with less loyalty. (i.e. changing sockets with every release etc.) yeah the top end perf. is nice but at what cost? AMD is like the woman you want to marry and bear your children for you. Dependable. Sensible. Thrifty. Cleans up good for entertaining or night out on the town wearing Eddie Bauer not Dolce'. Everything you want, nothing you don't. You can have it all WITH a paid in full Newegg Account.

My "Baby".
AMD FX 6300 6-core O'C @ 4200 mhz
CoolerMaster Evo 212
MSI 970A-G43 Plus (MS-7974)
16GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600
Intel SSD
Win 10 Pro

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