Average Bench: 43.2% (344th of 1184)

Based on 13,187 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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: 43.2% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8150 averaged 56.7% 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 68.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 132Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 17.5%. 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 413Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 13,187 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 1-Core 68.2 76.1
98.5 2-Core 132 150
47.2% 99.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
176 4-Core 243 276
289 8-Core 406 485
41% 324 Pts
Min Avg Max
308 64-Core 413 483
27.7% 413 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
1-Core 75.3
2-Core 142
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 423
44% 345 Pts
64-Core 435
29% 435 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.6
2-Core 142
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 427
44% 343 Pts
64-Core 441
30% 441 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 136
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 409
41% 327 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 126
48% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 408
41% 326 Pts
64-Core 413
28% 413 Pts
AM3r2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 126
46% 96.9 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 345
38% 290 Pts
64-Core 390
26% 390 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,982,629 CPUs tested.

Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 4,124 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $854

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 Comments

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Added 5 years ago.

Excellent

20 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

21 months ago.

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


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