Average Bench: 40.6% (375th of 1184)

Based on 20,365 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX-8320E Eight-Core Processor

The FX-8320E is a Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. The ‘E’ in the FX-8320E denotes energy efficiency with the FX-8320E boasting a TDP of 95 Watts which is relatively low for FX processors. The FX-8320E was launched in September 2014 at the same time as the FX-8370E. Comparing the 8370E and 8320E shows that the performance profiles are similar with the 25% more expensive 8370E edging ahead, particularly on single core workloads. The 8370E is clocked slightly higher with base/turbo frequencies of 3.3/4.3 GHz versus the 8320E’s 3.2/4.0 GHz. Overall the 8320E scores a mediocre effective speed of 70. Whilst this is sufficient for the majority of desktop applications: web-surfing, word-processing and playing movies, better single-core performance is offered by any number of Intel processors. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 32%Average: 40.6% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8320E averaged 59.3% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 65.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 125Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8320E is just 18.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8320E performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 383Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 380Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,365 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.4 1-Core 65.8 78.1
97.2 2-Core 125 150
45.2% 95.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 4-Core 227 289
270 8-Core 380 498
38.4% 304 Pts
Min Avg Max
292 64-Core 383 497
25.7% 383 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 152
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 507
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 121
44% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 354
37% 291 Pts
64-Core 362
24% 362 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63
2-Core 116
43% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 287
33% 250 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 96.2
36% 75.8 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 317
31% 250 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,953,136 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $120 @ launch in Sep '14
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Typical FX-8320E Builds (Compare 24,100 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $419

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 Comments

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8320E...

Added 4 years ago.

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8 days ago.

I like the rendering performance and gaming performance for a relatively low price!


Excellent

10 months ago.

I have that one and with enabled turbo core you can even run far cry 4 on high settings in fullhd .


Excellent

5 months ago.

VERY VERY SLOW! LAGS IN ALL GAMES EVEN SIMS 4.. CAUSED ME NOTHING BUT STRESS, THEY SHOULD ALL BE BURNED NO ONE SHOULD EVER HAVE TO USE THIS CPU :(


Excellent

15 months ago.

Es un buen procesador por el costo que tiene. El rendimiento multicore en W10 es superior a otros procesarores muchos más costosos.


Poor

4 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

18 months ago.

Not worth it in 2018. can barely keep up.


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