Average Bench: 43% (460th of 1206)

Based on 30,622 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 35%Average: 43% Great: 50%
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 57.0% 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.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 15.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 388Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 382Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,622 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.9 1-Core 67.3 78.3
103 2-Core 127 151
46.2% 97.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 4-Core 229 277
274 8-Core 382 486
38.6% 305 Pts
Min Avg Max
296 64-Core 388 485
26% 388 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 145
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 320
40% 300 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 137
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 451
44% 355 Pts
64-Core 451
30% 451 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65
2-Core 136
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 406
42% 328 Pts
64-Core 402
27% 402 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 120
47% 97 Pts
4-Core 213
8-Core 382
37% 297 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 68.7
2-Core 130
47% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 388
38% 304 Pts
64-Core 381
26% 381 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 65.7
2-Core 125
45% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 367
38% 297 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 65.7
2-Core 123
45% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 400
39% 313 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 26,562 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $447

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23 days ago.

its just slower than a amd athlon 200ge


Good

1 month ago.

SUCH A CRAP CPU. TOO SLOW, LOSES EVEN TO INTEL 2ND GEN


Good

22 days ago.

cpu 8 core cheapest and performance like ryzen 7 but old than ryzen 7


Excellent

1 month ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Good

11 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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