Average Bench: 43% (458th of 1206)

Based on 30,644 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 34%Average: 43% Great: 52%
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 66.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 17.8%. 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 390Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 383Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,644 samples)
Min Avg Max
49.1 1-Core 66.8 78.5
97.4 2-Core 127 151
45.9% 96.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
175 4-Core 230 290
271 8-Core 383 489
38.8% 307 Pts
Min Avg Max
300 64-Core 390 494
26.2% 390 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 GHz
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 148
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 490
50% 394 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.1
2-Core 140
52% 108 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 397
43% 332 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 78
2-Core 151
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 387
40% 316 Pts
64-Core 409
28% 409 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 148
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 411
41% 328 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.5
2-Core 150
51% 110 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 395
42% 327 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
1-Core 68.1
2-Core 131
47% 99.4 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 402
41% 322 Pts
64-Core 386
26% 386 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.3
2-Core 118
44% 91.2 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 295
34% 261 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 55.2
2-Core 106
38% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 322
31% 249 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 24,085,345 CPUs tested.

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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 28,066 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $443

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9 days ago.

its just slower than a amd athlon 200ge


Excellent

5 days ago.

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


Good

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Poor

1 month ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

13 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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