Average Bench: 63.8% (410th of 1264)

Based on 99,504 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]

Poor: 55%Average: 63.8% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8320 averaged 36.1% 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 83.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8320 is just 16.1%. 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 412Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 407Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 99,504 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.7 Memory 83.3 92.5
52.1 1-Core 67.6 78.4
102 2-Core 130 153
58.9% 93.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 4-Core 241 294
297 8-Core 407 509
40.8% 324 Pts
Min Avg Max
300 64-Core 412 507
27.7% 412 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 88
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 141
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 272
8-Core 431
45% 352 Pts
64-Core 425
28% 425 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 83
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 137
60% 96.4 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 404
42% 330 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.1
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 127
59% 93.3 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 391
39% 308 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 68.3
1-Core 26
2-Core 51.1
35% 48.5 Pts
4-Core 98
8-Core 161
16% 130 Pts
64-Core 161
11% 161 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,214,621 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $145 @ launch in Oct '12
OutletPCUS $16315 months
AmazonUS $24410 months
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Typical FX-8320 Builds (Compare 6,313 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $470

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 Comments

Transform your PC into a multimedia powerhouse...

Added 6 years ago.

Poor (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

it does it's job on lower end lads

Comment 

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


Excellent

2 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


Good

5 months ago.

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


Terrible

2 months ago.

so sheat, this sheat is horrible


Good

17 months ago.

STill decent after almost 5 years of usage.


Below average

6 years ago.


Good

6 months ago.

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


Good

3 years ago.

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


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

17 months 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

2 years ago.

great esport cpu


Excellent

5 years ago.

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


Average

16 months 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

14 months ago.

4 years later, still perfect.


Good

5 years ago.

Love my 8320


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