Average Bench: 50.2% (315th of 1117)

Based on 48,708 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8320 Eight-Core Processor

The AMD FX-8320 has the same architecture and specs as the FX-8350, the only difference being the base/turbo clocks of 3.5/4.0 GHz for the 8320 vs 4.0/4.2 GHz for the 8350. Comparing the two models shows that the 8320 lags the 8350 at stock speeds by around 10% but broadly matches it when both processors are overclocked. This combined with the 8320's considerably lower price tag makes the 8320 the better value proposition. In terms of outright performance, as with all AMD CPUs, the FX series have very strong multi-core performance but lag Intel considerably in terms of single and dual-core throughput. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Average average bench

The AMD FX-8320 averaged 49.8% 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 435Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 425Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8320 is just 19.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8320 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 224Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 63.8Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 48,708 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.8 SC Int 72.3 86
46.7 SC Float 63.8 75.6
53.8 SC Mixed 67.9 80.4
54.4% 68 Pts
Min Avg Max
190 QC Int 255 309
176 QC Float 224 275
191 QC Mixed 245 294
54.8% 241 Pts
Min Avg Max
333 MC Int 435 534
297 MC Float 374 455
320 MC Mixed 425 525
61.9% 412 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 68.9
SC Mixed 73.6
58% 72 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 240
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 436
63% 419 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 68.8
56% 70.6 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 247
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 433
63% 417 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.7
SC Float 46.2
SC Mixed 75.4
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 224
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 459
67% 442 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,844,806 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $145 @ launch in Oct '12
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $558

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 Comments

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3 days ago.

Even in the beginning of 2018 the processor performs within a 50% usage for almost all games I have played. My processor is paired with an MSI gtx1080, most games perform over the benchmarks I'm finding online with almost no load in stutter. It could be better but I have found no reason to upgrade yet. With the price of the processor I definitely got my money out of it.

Comment 

System runs very well. Not as fast as higher end Intel, but great value for all around CPU.—Dec '14


Good

15 days ago.

2018 and still enough power to handle newer games

Comment 

S*** CPU. i3 4130 is still better —Nov '14


Poor

5 days ago.

Excellent processor and I use it since 2015 .


Good

1 month ago.

This is an outstanding processor for it's price. I have an i7-4770K at work and it doesn't lack anything compared to it. Both have 1TB Barracuda 7500 K RPM (same model) and while at work I have 8GB 1600MHz at home I have 16GB 1600MHz. Almost the same build. Awesome performance compared to the i7-4770K


Good

4 months ago.

STill decent after almost 5 years of usage.


Below average

4 years ago.


Excellent

8 months ago.

I have this CPU and it has survived everything I have thrown at it


Good

16 months ago.

Powerful, but surpassed now. Only get it if you can have it at a dead cheap price. Great OC potential.


Terrible

10 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Excellent

3 years ago.

It's so easy to overclock I will keep this thing forever.


Good

4 months ago.

great esport cpu


Good

2 years ago.

Love my 8320


Excellent

10 months ago.

easy oc and efficient. I over clocked it at 4.8ghz at min 1.3125v & max1.55v but seems to stick at 1.3125v temps hitting 60c-70c at 100% load but 45c-48c at idel i know a little hot but thats ok with a 4.8ghz oc. i got the 100% in the benchmark compared to other users with this cpu on here. overall i am happy. i apologize for the poor grammar from being lazy. lol


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