The FX-6300 is a 3 core CPU from AMD. This chip has an average overall score at 18% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a good processor for gaming, with a score of 30%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the FX-6300 scores 14% and 14% respectively. Indeed, this is an average rating for very heavy workloads.
The FX-6300 has 3 cores and 6 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.5 GHz.
As for memory, the FX-6300 makes use of DDR3 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs.
In terms of cache, the FX-6300 has 288 KiB of level 1 cache, 6 MiB of level 2 cache and 8 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.
This CPU has fast connectivity with support for PCI-Express Gen 3. The faster the PCIe link, the better. This allows for better performance with GPUs and NVME SSDs.
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