Average Bench: 62.7% (460th of 1316)

Based on 116,274 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8320 Eight-Core Processor

The AMD FX-8320 has the same architecture and specs as the FX-8350, the only difference being the base/turbo clocks of 3.5/4.0 GHz for the 8320 vs 4.0/4.2 GHz for the 8350. Comparing the two models shows that the 8320 lags the 8350 at stock speeds by around 10% but broadly matches it when both processors are overclocked. This combined with the 8320's considerably lower price tag makes the 8320 the better value proposition. In terms of outright performance, as with all AMD CPUs, the FX series have very strong multi-core performance but lag Intel considerably in terms of single and dual-core throughput. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8320 averaged 37.3% 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 81.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8320 is just 16.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8320 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 409Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 406Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 116,274 samples)
Min Avg Max
69.9 Memory 81.3 91
51.7 1-Core 67.6 77.8
102 2-Core 130 150
58.3% 92.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 4-Core 239 281
254 8-Core 406 495
40.7% 322 Pts
Min Avg Max
277 64-Core 409 496
27.5% 409 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 127
59% 93.2 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 422
41% 329 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 67
2-Core 128
57% 91.1 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 402
40% 319 Pts
64-Core 415
28% 415 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.3
1-Core 72.5
2-Core 126
58% 92.1 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 354
38% 298 Pts
64-Core 358
24% 358 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 59.1
2-Core 108
54% 83.1 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 437
38% 317 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Memory 62.2
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 139
54% 91.5 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 430
43% 339 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
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 Prices

MSRP ≈ $145 @ launch in Oct '12
AmazonUS $24421 months
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Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $568

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 Comments

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2 months ago.

it's been chugging along OC at 3.9 for 8 years, and can pretty much handle anything out there within reasonable expectations for fps. super easy to overclock, and customize your setup, and cheap as dirt.

Comment 

System runs very well. Not as fast as higher end Intel, but great value for all around CPU.—Dec '14


Good

4 months ago.

Really good for low budget PC's, you can feel that the CPU isn't the newest but for the price ist still handels even modern games very well. Also a lot of potential for overclocking.

Comment 

S*** CPU. i3 4130 is still better —Nov '14


Poor

4 months ago.

c'est le mien et je l'adore 8coeur 4ghz 80euros nickel


Excellent

4 months ago.

The FX-8320 is a very cheap and performant CPU. It's also a great way to get into PC gaming. Personally I use this to play lighter games like GTA 5 or CS:GO but nonetheless it's a great choice for people that don't have much money and want something that's similar in performance to an i5 3470 or even an i5 4460. It goes well with an R9 270X / 290 or a GTX 960 / 1050 Ti you could also pair it with a GTX 1060.


Excellent

12 days ago.

so sheat, this sheat is horrible


Good

2 years ago.

STill decent after almost 5 years of usage.


Below average

7 years ago.


Good

16 months ago.

I have this CPU and it has survived everything I have thrown at it


Excellent

2 months ago.

as an owner it has never caused me issues and works perfectly


Good

4 years ago.

Powerful, but surpassed now. Only get it if you can have it at a dead cheap price. Great OC potential.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

2 years ago.

Literally had for almost five years and this thing ran like a beast. If you're looking for a CPU for a budget build, the FX 8320 will do. But here's the catch: the AMD FX 8350 beats this processor in every way imaginable. The AMD FX 8350 does not only outperform the 8320, but it is also as well cheaper, which makes the 8320 obsolete.


Good

3 years ago.

great esport cpu


Excellent

9 months ago.

very good fo the motherland


Excellent

6 years ago.

It's so easy to overclock I will keep this thing forever.


Average

2 years ago.

Very weak single threaded performance, meaning bad FPS in many games. Decent outside of gaming


Excellent

3 years ago.

easy oc and efficient. I over clocked it at 4.8ghz at min 1.3125v & max1.55v but seems to stick at 1.3125v temps hitting 60c-70c at 100% load but 45c-48c at idel i know a little hot but thats ok with a 4.8ghz oc. i got the 100% in the benchmark compared to other users with this cpu on here. overall i am happy. i apologize for the poor grammar from being lazy. lol


Excellent

2 years ago.

4 years later, still perfect.


Good

5 years ago.

Love my 8320


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