Average Bench: 49.4% (324th of 1117)

Based on 13,210 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 42%Average: 49.4% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 50.6% 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 420Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 410Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 19%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 219Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 64.1Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,210 samples)
Min Avg Max
58.3 SC Int 72.9 85.8
49.7 SC Float 64.1 74.4
55.1 SC Mixed 68.5 80.1
54.8% 68.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
206 QC Int 251 318
182 QC Float 219 278
198 QC Mixed 239 300
53.7% 236 Pts
Min Avg Max
345 MC Int 420 530
303 MC Float 362 458
326 MC Mixed 410 521
59.8% 397 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 73.3
SC Mixed 77.1
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 224
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 405
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 409
58% 388 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 67.3
SC Mixed 67.4
55% 68.4 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 233
49% 214 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 380
56% 371 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 71.4
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 66.8
54% 67 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 226
50% 220 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 389
57% 377 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.1
SC Float 61.8
SC Mixed 66.3
53% 66.1 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 190
QC Mixed 226
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 339
MC Mixed 383
56% 369 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 61.1
SC Float 57.3
SC Mixed 60.3
48% 59.6 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 202
QC Mixed 216
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 394
58% 385 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.1
SC Float 63.5
SC Mixed 64.9
52% 64.8 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 211
48% 214 Pts
MC Int 314
MC Float 249
MC Mixed 309
44% 291 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 16,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 50%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $467

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SUCH A CRAP CPU. TOO SLOW, LOSES EVEN TO INTEL 2ND GEN


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