Average Bench: 57.6% (632nd of 1452)

Based on 49,767 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 48%Average: 57.6% Great: 64%
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 42.4% 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 80.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 58.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 16.6%. 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 Speed 300Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 292Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 49,767 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.7 Memory 80.3 90.1
40.6 1-Core 58.5 70.3
81.8 2-Core 108 130
52.3% 82.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
141 4-Core 191 229
200 8-Core 292 355
29.9% 241 Pts
Min Avg Max
214 64-Core 300 373
18.6% 300 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.55 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.4
1-Core 77.4
2-Core 146
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 404
41% 330 Pts
64-Core 407
25% 407 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 86
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 138
60% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 426
40% 334 Pts
64-Core 421
26% 421 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91
1-Core 57.9
2-Core 112
56% 86.9 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 323
32% 261 Pts
64-Core 318
20% 318 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 65.2
2-Core 113
56% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 332
32% 265 Pts
64-Core 334
21% 334 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 78
1-Core 65.6
2-Core 124
55% 89.2 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 334
34% 274 Pts
64-Core 333
21% 333 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 64
2-Core 118
53% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 331
32% 264 Pts
64-Core 327
20% 327 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.6
1-Core 56.2
2-Core 108
51% 80.4 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 307
31% 251 Pts
64-Core 306
19% 306 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.1
1-Core 61.6
2-Core 114
52% 83.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 309
31% 251 Pts
64-Core 311
19% 311 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 72.9
1-Core 59.3
2-Core 112
50% 81.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 299
30% 246 Pts
64-Core 277
17% 277 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 1,348 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $402

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Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Poor

16 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Good

22 months ago.

it's been the only one i really ever had, works really good even after years of semi-heavy use


Poor

4 years ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

5 years ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


Good

2 years 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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