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Includes CPU Cooler
- 3 x 64 kB Instruction
- 6 x 16 kB Data
3 x 2 MB
1 x 8 MB
- 21 points
- 54 months ago
from completed build 14 Year Old's First Build
It runs FAST for how cheap it his it's crazy. Why not go for a 3.9GHz processor for only $120 (I got mine for $100 on sale).
- 17 points
- 44 months ago
from completed build The Silent Cartographer
It does it's job perfectly. Handles games well, but I wouldn't recommend such an old CPU at this point. Go for Intel or upcoming Zen architecture. I feel life Bulldozer and its branches are irrelevant in 2016 unless your build is <$600.
- 14 points
- 55 months ago
from completed build NZXT H440 Black n Blue with custom desk
I have yet to find a situation where this wasn't enough for me. Its not the best or the fastest thing out there but i got it on a good sale at the time and it destroys the quad core that was in my old rig.
- 14 points
- 50 months ago
from completed build First build, "The Yeti"
seems just fine, clocked it to 4.2 easy peasy
- 14 points
- 45 months ago
from completed build Student £500 - £600 Gaming Build
Does what is says on the tin, got it for about £90. Wouldn't recommend getting it if it's much more than that, it was the best value for money at the time.
- 13 points
- 59 months ago
from completed build My First Build
Great CPU. Enough cores to last me into the future. Doesn't bottleneck anything else in my system.
- 12 points
- 53 months ago
from completed build Sweet Dee - Budgeter's Dream
A veritable beast for the price I got it for. No issues with performance in any way so far. I had originally planned on keeping it at an overclock of around 4.5, but since AMD's Turbo Boost automatically brings it up to around 4.2 when needed I'll just hold off until/if I actually feel it needs it.
- 8 points
- 57 months ago
from completed build an IT student's 1st build
great middle ground between a FX6300 and an FX8350. overclocks really nicely and it a great value. I like Intel and AMD, AMD was chosen because it was have the price of a comparable intel core i5 that could be overclocked.
- 8 points
- 33 months ago
from completed build The Budget Banger (AMD)
I almost regretted buying this, honestly. I was contemplating on why I didn't just go with the FX 6300 ($15 cheaper), while having some money left over to buy a better CPU cooler and overclock it to 6350 spec. Now I don't have any regrets. The CPU performance out of the box was very astonishing.
-6 true cores @3.9Ghz Base, 4.2Ghz Boost
-Stock cooler kept it nice and cool even under load (<55°c)
-One of the best budget CPU's for with great performance-per-dollar.
-Easily overclockable with the software tool AMD provides
-6 core, 6 thread (Non multi-threaded)
-The CPU fan is loud under load.
-CPU fan fitment issues on the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P MB. It could take a little force to seat it in place.
Overall, a great budget performance CPU for the price and in the future I do plan on water-cooling the CPU with a nice Corsair AIO and overclocking to a good 4.5Ghz or higher.