Average Bench: 48.1% (372nd of 1159)

Based on 19,859 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 39%Average: 48.1% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 51.9% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 403Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 393Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is 20%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8300 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 214Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 347Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,859 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.7 SC Int 71.4 83.2
48.2 SC Float 64.1 74.6
52 SC Mixed 67.5 78.7
54.1% 67.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
188 QC Int 243 306
174 QC Float 214 267
181 QC Mixed 232 288
52.2% 230 Pts
Min Avg Max
273 MC Int 403 515
247 MC Float 347 441
264 MC Mixed 393 504
57.3% 381 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.5
SC Float 82.6
SC Mixed 86
69% 86 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 307
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 502
MC Mixed 575
83% 555 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.7
SC Float 64.4
SC Mixed 67.7
54% 67.6 Pts
QC Int 275
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 253
58% 256 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 242
MC Mixed 252
38% 255 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72
SC Float 63.3
SC Mixed 67.4
54% 67.6 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 233
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 396
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 382
56% 374 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.2
SC Float 62.4
SC Mixed 62.9
52% 64.8 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 217
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 373
57% 380 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 21,311 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $348

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15 days ago.

its just slower than a amd athlon 200ge


Terrible

3 months ago.

This is not a spicy mami


Good

22 days ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

if you oc to 4.0 ghz then speed same as fx 8350 but lower TDP


Good

5 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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