AMD FX 6200 

Released February, 2012
  • 3.8 GHz
  • Hexa core
  • Unlocked
5.4 Out of 10

Here was an architecture that was unique in how it handled multi-threading, and seemingly promised a great leap forward in performance as compared to previous generation parts.
by Josh-Walrath (Apr, 2012)
I honestly think the thread handling abilities of this architecture are still not up to snuff.
by Josh-Walrath (Apr, 2012)

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD FX 6200 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 6200
6.1
FX 6300
6.2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 6200
6.5
FX 6300
6.6
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 6200
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 6200
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 6200
5.5
FX 6300
6.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 6200
n.d.
FX 6300
6.5
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.4

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 6200
5.4
FX 6300
5.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD FX 6200

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6200
7,985
FX 6300
7,871

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6200
1,980
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6200
2,300,000 MB/s
Core i5 2500K
2,530,000 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 6200
7,681
Core i5 2500K
10,319
FX 6300
7,447

GeekBench

FX 6200
7,691
Core i5 2500K
13,624
FX 6300
9,503

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

FX 6200
5,980
FX 6300
6,080

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 6200
6,115
FX 6300
6,444

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 6200
1,315
FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz
Cores Hexa core
Socket type AM3+
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. ABM
  2. AES
  3. AMD-V
  4. AMD64
  5. AVX
  6. CLMUL
  7. CVT16
  8. F16C
  9. FMA4
  10. MMX
  11. SSE
  12. SSE2
  13. SSE3
  14. SSE4.1
  15. SSE4.2
  16. SSE4a
  17. Supplemental SSE3
  18. XOP
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 6 threads
L2 cache 6 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.33 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 20
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.4V
Operating temperature Unknown - 61.1°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 2
Overclock review score 0
Overclocked clock speed 4.41 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.41 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 7.54 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.1
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