Average Bench: 62.4% (440th of 1276)

Based on 31,831 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 37.6% 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 82.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.3Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 16.7%. 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 381Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 379Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,831 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.8 Memory 82.6 91.2
50.8 1-Core 67.3 78.7
95.2 2-Core 126 152
58.2% 92.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 4-Core 229 283
260 8-Core 379 496
38.5% 304 Pts
Min Avg Max
260 64-Core 381 497
25.6% 381 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 4.2 GHz
Memory 90.9
1-Core 78.2
2-Core 157
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 514
52% 414 Pts
64-Core 518
35% 518 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 93
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 125
63% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 389
39% 310 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 121
58% 90.7 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 322
35% 272 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.1
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 129
58% 92.2 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 343
37% 286 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.7
1-Core 61.2
2-Core 108
53% 82.6 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 361
37% 290 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.5
1-Core 58.6
2-Core 123
54% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 393
39% 308 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.4
1-Core 53.9
2-Core 82.6
44% 67.3 Pts
4-Core 146
8-Core 240
24% 193 Pts
64-Core 312
21% 312 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 4,498 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $501

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Excellent

3 months ago.

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


Poor

5 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Poor

13 months ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

2 years ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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