Average Bench: 62.2% (442nd of 1264)

Based on 24,901 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]

Poor: 55%Average: 62.2% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8320E averaged 37.8% 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 83.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 65Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8320E is just 14%. 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 377Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 371Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 24,901 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.6 Memory 83.7 92.2
50.7 1-Core 65 75
96.3 2-Core 122 145
57.5% 90.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 4-Core 222 272
252 8-Core 371 482
37.4% 296 Pts
Min Avg Max
283 64-Core 377 484
25.3% 377 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 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.5
1-Core 63
2-Core 115
58% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 338
35% 275 Pts
64-Core 370
25% 370 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.1
1-Core 57
2-Core 105
53% 81.6 Pts
4-Core 204
8-Core 380
36% 292 Pts
64-Core 389
26% 389 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 61.1
2-Core 124
56% 88.4 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 337
35% 276 Pts
64-Core 341
23% 341 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.6
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 107
52% 80.3 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 236
28% 215 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.7
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 89.9
46% 69.7 Pts
4-Core 157
8-Core 235
25% 196 Pts
64-Core 277
19% 277 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $120 @ launch in Sep '14
EbayUS $14023 mins
AmazonUS $2782 months
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Typical FX-8320E Builds (Compare 7,332 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $409

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 Comments

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

Added 5 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

2 months ago.

AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it.


Excellent

5 months ago.

had one for a few years now and its good


Excellent

12 days ago.

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


Excellent

3 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

5 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Poor

2 years ago.

Not worth it in 2018. can barely keep up.


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