Average Bench: 49.7% (352nd of 1159)

Based on 11,883 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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]


Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8150 averaged 50.2% 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 416Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 409Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8150 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Quad Core Floating Point Speed 227Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 364Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 11,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
51 SC Int 70.7 79.8
45.6 SC Float 65.2 73.5
51.1 SC Mixed 67.9 76.7
54.3% 67.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
185 QC Int 250 291
180 QC Float 227 266
190 QC Mixed 243 279
54.4% 240 Pts
Min Avg Max
286 MC Int 416 490
242 MC Float 364 428
258 MC Mixed 409 487
59.6% 396 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 72.1
59% 73.5 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 266
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 486
71% 469 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
SC Int 73.9
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 70.8
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 263
59% 260 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 434
63% 421 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.6
SC Float 71.9
SC Mixed 74
60% 74.5 Pts
QC Int 285
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 257
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 434
63% 421 Pts
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.9
SC Float 58.3
SC Mixed 59.5
49% 61.6 Pts
QC Int 193
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 213
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 267
MC Mixed 299
44% 291 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 54.3
SC Float 64.8
SC Mixed 57.9
47% 59 Pts
QC Int 172
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 175
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 304
MC Mixed 321
46% 307 Pts
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Gaming 51%
Desktop 51%
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $851

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16 months ago.

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

Below average

5 years ago.


21 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


3 years ago.

хорошая лошадка, делает свое дело


17 months ago.

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

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