Average Bench: 51.4% (226th of 952)

Based on 3,642 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00600F12, 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8150 Eight-Core Processor

The AMD FX-8150 is the earliest eight core variant in AMD's flagship FX series. The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T. Comparing the 1100T and FX-8150 shows that the newer FX-8150 has roughly the same single and dual core speed but, thanks to its extra two cores, pulled ahead of its predecessor by 15% in multi-core tests. The performance improvements over the 1100T are accompanied by an improved manufacturing process which reduced lithography from 45 to 32 nanometres; consequently both processors have the same maximum TDP of 125 Watts. Thanks to its eight cores the FX-8150 has strong multi-core performance but its single-core core speeds are still relatively weak compared to similarly priced Intel chips. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Average average bench

The AMD FX-8150 averaged 48.6% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 433Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 430Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 13.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8150 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 234Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 67.4Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,642 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.8 SC Int 72.5 80.6
57.7 SC Float 67.4 74.2
59.7 SC Mixed 69.9 77.3
56% 69.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
210 QC Int 257 296
199 QC Float 234 272
213 QC Mixed 251 286
56.1% 247 Pts
Min Avg Max
355 MC Int 433 511
315 MC Float 382 447
345 MC Mixed 430 507
62.5% 415 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 75.2
SC Float 70.2
SC Mixed 71.5
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 249
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 452
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 446
65% 431 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.3
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 69.7
55% 69.3 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 251
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 403
MC Mixed 451
66% 438 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.8
SC Float 64.1
SC Mixed 69.2
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 222
QC Mixed 245
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 427
62% 411 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,229,165 CPUs tested.

Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 970 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair V Formula - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $776

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10 days ago.

Great 8 core CPU, only complaint is it runs a little hot. I want to get this cpu under water, cause it can handle near 5ghz stable. even for a first gen amd 8core bulldozer.


Below average

3 years ago.


Good

2 days ago.

good for the money/performance ratio, bad for the temps


Good

12 months ago.

хорошая лошадка, делает свое дело


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