Average Bench: 62.7% (431st of 1264)

Based on 16,359 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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]

Poor: 53%Average: 62.7% Great: 69%
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 81.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.9Pts

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.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 400Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,359 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.6 Memory 81.2 90.1
50 1-Core 67.9 76.1
99.1 2-Core 131 150
58.4% 93.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
178 4-Core 240 278
249 8-Core 400 485
40.5% 320 Pts
Min Avg Max
270 64-Core 406 486
27.2% 406 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 144
61% 98.9 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 477
47% 375 Pts
64-Core 478
32% 478 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 141
59% 96.2 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 426
44% 346 Pts
64-Core 421
28% 421 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 73.9
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 138
58% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 367
40% 308 Pts
64-Core 372
25% 372 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,182,845 CPUs tested.

Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 668 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair V Formula - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $640

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Added 6 years ago.

Good

2 months ago.

CHEAP AND PRICE PERFORMANCE PRODUCT


Excellent

1 day ago.

Like


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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