Average Bench: 44.2% (437th of 1206)

Based on 12,923 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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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Poor: 33%Average: 44.2% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8150 averaged 55.8% 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

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 17.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8150 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 401Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 12,923 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 1-Core 67.2 76.3
93 2-Core 130 150
46.6% 98.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 4-Core 240 277
287 8-Core 401 483
40.5% 321 Pts
Min Avg Max
284 64-Core 406 482
27.3% 406 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 125
49% 100 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 369
38% 300 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,641,976 CPUs tested.

Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 4,383 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $859

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 Comments

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Added 5 years ago.

Excellent

22 months ago.

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


Below average

5 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

3 years ago.

хорошая лошадка, делает свое дело


Excellent

23 months ago.

Managed 4.75ghz so far, need a psu upgrade and will clock even further


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