Average Bench: 48.8% (347th of 1137)

Based on 17,074 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 42%Average: 48.8% Great: 59%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 51.2% 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 418Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 406Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 17.2%. 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 217Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 359Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,074 samples)
Min Avg Max
59.6 SC Int 72.1 84.5
50 SC Float 64 74.9
55.2 SC Mixed 67.7 78.9
54.4% 67.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
209 QC Int 247 309
184 QC Float 217 271
202 QC Mixed 235 293
52.8% 233 Pts
Min Avg Max
352 MC Int 418 533
306 MC Float 359 456
330 MC Mixed 406 517
59.3% 394 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 77.4
SC Mixed 82.5
66% 82.8 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 300
QC Mixed 322
72% 320 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 465
MC Mixed 530
77% 513 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 72
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 244
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 278
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 435
68% 452 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.2
SC Float 70.4
SC Mixed 75.2
58% 71.9 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 236
52% 227 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 397
57% 377 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 66
54% 66.8 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 251
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 357
MC Mixed 400
59% 390 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 80
SC Float 70.6
SC Mixed 73.3
60% 74.6 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 236
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 416
60% 401 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.5
SC Float 61.6
SC Mixed 66.6
53% 66.2 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 238
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 433
63% 418 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.9
SC Float 58.8
SC Mixed 62.6
50% 62.8 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 235
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 364
MC Mixed 421
60% 402 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.1
SC Float 58.1
SC Mixed 63.3
51% 63.5 Pts
QC Int 220
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 212
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 391
57% 380 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 13,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $374

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


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