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Front view of AMD FX 6300

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AMD FX 6300

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the FX 6300 vs the Athlon 64 FX 72.

Front view of AMD Athlon 64 FX 72

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AMD Athlon 64 FX 72

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon 64 FX 72 vs the FX 6300.

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 6300 vs Athlon 64 FX 72

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FX 6300
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Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 6300  vs
Athlon 64 FX 72 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Hexa core Dual core
Socket type
AM3+
F

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

FX 6300  vs
Athlon 64 FX 72 
Threads 6 2
L2 cache 6 MB 2 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 90 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 62.5°C Unknown - 63°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.75 GHz 3.05 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.82 GHz 2.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.75 GHz 3.05 GHz

power consumption

TDP 95W 125W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 9.84 pt/W 0.59 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 101.56W
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