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FX-6300 OCed to 5 GHz

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Tried my luck at overclocking an FX-6300 to 5 GHz. Moved the Sycthe tower cooler from my main PC to the FX-6300. Main PC got a new Hyper 212 Black Edition installed. Reused my Ballistix Tactical DDR3-1866MHz 16GB kit.

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Benchmark Scores Brrrrrrr
So hows that tri-core hold up at that speed?
 
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well done bro, thats well mighty for a 6300. im a fan of the FXs i own a few myself. ill have to see what i can get out of my 6300 never overclock one before the 8350 got the attention the most with me.
 
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I was able to push 4.9 GHz from mine back in the day. Actually it was getting better and better each year, because games started supporting more than 2 cores :D
 

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So hows that tri-core hold up at that speed?
Weird how CPU-Z silti says six cores when almost anything these days reports six as only the amount of threads.
 
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Weird how CPU-Z silti says six cores when almost anything these days reports six as only the amount of threads.
Windows 10 in Task Manger views it as a three cores with six logical threads.
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Well it can hit 5 GHz but Linpack forced me to step back down to 4.8 GHz.
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Well done. I got 5.05GHz out of my former 8150 several years ago right before I switched everything to Intel platforms.
 
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