Average Bench: 51.4% (251st of 980)

Based on 36,226 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]


Average average bench

The AMD FX-8320 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.


Multi Core Integer Speed 442Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 433Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8320 is 22.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8320 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Quad Core Floating Point Speed 229Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 65.4Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 36,226 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.6 SC Int 74.7 88.1
49 SC Float 65.4 75.7
49.9 SC Mixed 69.7 81.3
56% 69.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
189 QC Int 262 320
178 QC Float 229 276
189 QC Mixed 251 306
56.1% 247 Pts
Min Avg Max
328 MC Int 442 539
277 MC Float 381 467
300 MC Mixed 433 531
63% 419 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.9
SC Float 65.2
SC Mixed 67.7
56% 69.9 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 252
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 483
MC Float 406
MC Mixed 476
68% 455 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.3
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 71.4
57% 71.2 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 252
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 406
59% 389 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.8
SC Float 63
SC Mixed 66.5
54% 67.4 Pts
QC Int 235
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 226
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 408
59% 393 Pts
36,226 MORE »

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,329,219 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 50%
Desktop 44%
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Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $88

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $578

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9 days ago.

single core ability is absolute shiiiit


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


1 month ago.


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


28 days ago.

mine runs well at 4.3hrz with water cooling and 2 fans and with 2gtx980 well so fast for gamming love it


2 months ago.

Excellent processor and I use it since 2015 .


2 months ago.

Bon pour gamet mais pas jnai eu un qui chauffais beaucoup


29 days 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


1 month ago.

Overheats very easily


2 months ago.

best for gaming

Below average

3 years ago.


1 month ago.

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


9 months ago.

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


2 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


2 years ago.

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


2 years ago.

Love my 8320


3 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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