Average Bench: 62% (476th of 1316)

Based on 21,176 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 The FX-8150 was released in October 2011 and at that time it superseded the Phenom 1100T.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: 52%Average: 62% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8150 averaged 37.9% 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. Memory Latency 80.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8150 is just 16.1%. 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 399Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,176 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.8 Memory 80.2 88.4
51.1 1-Core 67.6 76
94.5 2-Core 131 149
58% 92.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
165 4-Core 238 276
256 8-Core 399 476
40.2% 319 Pts
Min Avg Max
289 64-Core 405 477
27.2% 405 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 3.95 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.9
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 133
60% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 457
45% 357 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 149
61% 101 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 430
45% 352 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.1
1-Core 66
2-Core 137
59% 94.8 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 388
41% 320 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.8
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 146
61% 100 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 435
42% 337 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.7
1-Core 65.8
2-Core 125
56% 89.1 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 385
40% 313 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

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Typical FX-8150 Builds (Compare 1,857 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $748

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 Comments

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Added 7 years ago.

Below average

7 years ago.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

5 years ago.

хорошая лошадка, делает свое дело


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


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