Average Bench: 63% (489th of 1355)

Based on 47,690 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 54%Average: 63% Great: 69%
Gaming 63%
Desktop 65%
Workstation 51%

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 37.0% 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.


Avg. Memory Latency 82.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 14.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 409Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 405Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 47,690 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.6 Memory 82.2 90.9
52.7 1-Core 69.1 79.7
101 2-Core 130 152
58.9% 93.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
170 4-Core 237 285
263 8-Core 405 516
40.5% 321 Pts
Min Avg Max
288 64-Core 409 513
27.5% 409 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.2
1-Core 66.6
2-Core 120
58% 91 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 414
41% 326 Pts
64-Core 430
29% 430 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.6
1-Core 75.7
2-Core 117
59% 91.7 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 406
41% 325 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.3
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 139
61% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 414
42% 330 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 53,548,894 CPUs tested.


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Gaming 22%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 19%

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $499

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21 months ago.

$60 online from China. Combined with a mid to high range GPU will run all current games well.


14 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


2 years ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


3 years ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


2 months ago.

Right now it is outdated so much, but if you find super cheap one why not using it. Also even little overclocking helps a lot.

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