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Is my 6100 @ 4.5GHz better than a 6200?

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I'm not really well versed on what makes a chip "good" or better than another. I know that clock speed, # of threads (depending on what you're using the chip for) and architecture including cache size all have to do with a chip being good. So I ask is there any difference between my 6100 and the 6200 other than the speed they came out of the box with? That said, could I refer to the 6200s scores when comparing CPUs instead of the 6100s?

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its just clock differences as far as i know.
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The FX-6200 is a poorly named product. It's an overclocked, slightly higher binned FX-6100. So yes, your overclocked 6100 is better than a stock 6200.
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Thanks guys. So what about the 6200's OC potential? Would it be safe to assume that it's the same as a 6100 and that the higher stock clock means that there's less gain to be had on average from an OC?
    
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It will OC slightly better on average. Probably not by much, maybe 100MHz.
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post #6 of 13
there basically the same chip just the FX 6200 has a base clock of 3.8GHz and Turbo of 4.1GHz
 
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post #7 of 13
both will perform the same at the same OC both will go to 4.5 with not much problem with the right mobo.
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Haha yeah. I dunno if you remember me, truckerguy, but I'm the guy who's having problems with overheating MOSFETs on a 4+1 board. Got to 4.5GHz though, I dunno if that proves ASRock's quality or the 6100's ease of overclock.
    
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post #9 of 13
as you know its about the board as well
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i got 4.4GHz on my FX 4100 on a 760GM motherboard XD
 
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