Average Bench: 44.1% (436th of 1206)

Based on 13,563 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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: 32%Average: 44.1% 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 55.9% 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 67.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 130Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 17.4%. 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 405Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 400Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,563 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.4 1-Core 67.5 76.1
97.4 2-Core 130 150
46.8% 98.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 4-Core 239 275
260 8-Core 400 480
40.3% 319 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 64-Core 405 481
27.2% 405 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.4
2-Core 152
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 502
51% 404 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 81.5
2-Core 158
57% 120 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 473
47% 375 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 120
46% 95.5 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 412
44% 341 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.7
2-Core 126
44% 94.3 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 456
43% 349 Pts
64-Core 453
30% 453 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 62.5
2-Core 112
42% 87.1 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 342
36% 279 Pts
64-Core 360
24% 360 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,934,273 CPUs tested.

Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 4,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 34% - Below average Total price: $861

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Added 5 years ago.

Excellent

23 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

2 years ago.

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


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