Average Bench: 41.3% (366th of 1184)

Based on 26,282 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 33%Average: 41.3% Great: 52%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 58.7% 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 67.2Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 19.2%. 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 394Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,282 samples)
Min Avg Max
50.8 1-Core 67.2 79.2
99.5 2-Core 127 152
46% 97 Pts
Min Avg Max
181 4-Core 231 292
264 8-Core 385 501
38.9% 308 Pts
Min Avg Max
297 64-Core 394 508
26.4% 394 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 157
56% 118 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 558
53% 428 Pts
64-Core 551
37% 551 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 118
44% 92.3 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 445
45% 356 Pts
64-Core 429
29% 429 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 78.3
2-Core 127
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 401
42% 330 Pts
64-Core 396
27% 396 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 149
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 402
42% 329 Pts
64-Core 413
28% 413 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72
2-Core 138
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 409
42% 333 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 149
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 398
41% 324 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 66
2-Core 129
46% 97.6 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 330
35% 275 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.2
2-Core 108
42% 86.2 Pts
4-Core 209
8-Core 309
33% 259 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.8
2-Core 91.8
33% 70.3 Pts
4-Core 167
8-Core 247
27% 207 Pts
64-Core 234
16% 234 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 24,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
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Desktop
Desktop 39%
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Workstation
Workstation 29%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Average Total price: $430

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1 month ago.

its just slower than a amd athlon 200ge


Good

1 month 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

9 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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