Average Bench: 61.1% (494th of 1323)

Based on 52,117 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 48%Average: 61.1% Great: 70%
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 38.8% 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 81.1Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 65.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is 22.3%. 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 380Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 375Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 52,117 samples)
Min Avg Max
64.5 Memory 81.1 91.3
34.6 1-Core 65.4 78.8
76.2 2-Core 124 152
56.9% 90.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
150 4-Core 224 281
205 8-Core 375 499
37.8% 300 Pts
Min Avg Max
207 64-Core 380 497
25.5% 380 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 78.3
2-Core 156
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 510
52% 407 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.7
1-Core 65.3
2-Core 130
61% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 437
43% 341 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 142
62% 101 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 430
43% 339 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.6
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 124
58% 92 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 424
42% 335 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 147
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 436
43% 344 Pts
64-Core 433
29% 433 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.5
1-Core 69.1
2-Core 132
58% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 394
40% 317 Pts
64-Core 414
28% 414 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.6
1-Core 72
2-Core 129
59% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 333
37% 287 Pts
64-Core 374
25% 374 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 67
2-Core 134
57% 92.4 Pts
4-Core 255
8-Core 457
44% 356 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,528,079 CPUs tested.

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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 6,891 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $500

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Excellent

14 months ago.

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


Good

7 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Poor

23 months ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

2 years ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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