Average Bench: 62.8% (415th of 1239)

Based on 14,355 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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: 50%Average: 62.8% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8150 averaged 37.2% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Memory Latency 81.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 19.5%. 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 402Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 399Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,355 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.5 Memory 81.6 90.9
46.1 1-Core 67.2 76
93.8 2-Core 130 149
58.3% 92.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
166 4-Core 239 276
263 8-Core 399 474
40.3% 319 Pts
Min Avg Max
250 64-Core 402 479
27% 402 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.9
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 142
61% 98.7 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 427
42% 335 Pts
64-Core 423
28% 423 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.2
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 133
60% 95.6 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 379
40% 313 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 61.1
1-Core 23.7
2-Core 45.2
31% 43.3 Pts
4-Core 85.4
8-Core 115
13% 100 Pts
64-Core 140
9% 140 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 28,568,575 CPUs tested.

Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 5,189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $880

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 Comments

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Added 6 years ago.

Excellent

9 days ago.

CHEAP AND PRICE PERFORMANCE PRODUCT


Good

4 hrs ago.

muito bom


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Below average

6 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

4 years ago.

хорошая лошадка, делает свое дело


Excellent

2 years ago.

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


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