Average Bench: 59.2% (556th of 1369)

Based on 52,818 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 49%Average: 59.2% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 40.8% 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 81.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 62.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 16.8%. 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 Speed 321Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 316Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,818 samples)
Min Avg Max
68.5 Memory 81.3 90.4
42.5 1-Core 62.5 73.7
85.6 2-Core 115 138
54.3% 86.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 4-Core 203 249
189 8-Core 316 402
32% 260 Pts
Min Avg Max
218 64-Core 321 406
19.9% 321 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 87.9
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 128
59% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 322
34% 275 Pts
64-Core 318
20% 318 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 67.2
2-Core 118
56% 89.3 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 397
38% 316 Pts
64-Core 372
23% 372 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.2
1-Core 62.4
2-Core 84.7
54% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 268
26% 217 Pts
64-Core 296
18% 296 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.5
1-Core 51.4
2-Core 115
50% 81.2 Pts
4-Core 196
8-Core 296
30% 246 Pts
64-Core 294
18% 294 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.8
1-Core 61.7
2-Core 113
53% 84.4 Pts
4-Core 188
8-Core 284
29% 236 Pts
64-Core 295
18% 295 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 46.5
2-Core 90
48% 72.2 Pts
4-Core 168
8-Core 284
28% 226 Pts
64-Core 267
16% 267 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 78.5
1-Core 56
2-Core 92.1
49% 75.5 Pts
4-Core 174
8-Core 267
27% 220 Pts
64-Core 287
18% 287 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 56,940,519 CPUs tested.

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AmazonUS $16815 months
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 1,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $449

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Excellent

2 years ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

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


Good

19 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Poor

2 years ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

3 years ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


Good

7 months 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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