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AMD - FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.4 Average / 34 Ratings )






Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency




L1 Cache

2 x 64KB Instruction
4 x 16KB Data

L2 Cache

2 x 2MB

L3 Cache

1 x 4MB


32 nm

Thermal Design Power

95 Watts

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading


Integrated Graphics


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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


SpecificAlduin 16 points 43 months ago
from completed build Budget Gaming PC (First Build)

Works as advertised. Cheap compared to Intel Core i5 equivalent.

PCAllen 6 points 36 months ago
from completed build AMD/Nvidia PC


audax671 7 points 33 months ago
from completed build AMD FX-4300 Future MOBA Machine

Not the best value for money but, as mentioned in some guides. If you got it at ~$50 or less then you're good.

Jackpotts1 11 points 20 months ago
from completed build My Very First PC Build!

Doing the job perfectly fine I seen it come up cheap on Ebay and took the chance and so far is running all games with no problems.

Valkyrie221 9 points 16 months ago
from completed build AMD Budget Build 2017

Pros: This CPU works well for gaming. It can run most games and keep up with my GPU. Very easy installation.

Cons: Trying to unlock the cores lead to my PC not being able to boot, requiring me to reset CMOS. Is very slow with video editing and graphic design.

Dodgeyou 6 points 16 months ago
from completed build The MultiColored Monster

Pretty Good cheap CPU

KevinMoondust 10 points 16 months ago

I used to hate the FX series because I'm a Phenom fanboy and Bulldozer and its brethren turned out to be huge disappointments, but I got a certain affection towards the FX4300, of all chips. While the build I used it in was not overclocked, I can tell you it does overclock well, right up to 5Ghz. For a LAN Party Build plus an RX460, it can beat the best FM2+ chips... Yeah, for a base Piledriver chip. If you're going to get this in 2017, ensure to find it as dirt cheap as possible, it can't be worth more than 30/40USD.

MassiveLegend2 2 points 8 months ago

Great for my use and not too expensive although they are 7 years old.

sandris 13 points 7 months ago
from completed build Cassius II

Bought used for 35$, it works. Not as fast as modern CPU but it's ok.

jakster840 11 points 5 months ago
from completed build Living Room PC/ HTPC

Old, but great for a HTPC build.