Average Bench: 47.9% (366th of 1146)

Based on 20,170 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 47.9% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 52.1% 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 408Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 398Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 18.3%. 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 213Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 351Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,170 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.8 SC Int 71.1 83.3
47.6 SC Float 63.3 74.1
51.3 SC Mixed 66.6 78.2
53.7% 67 Pts
Min Avg Max
196 QC Int 243 302
174 QC Float 213 268
188 QC Mixed 231 288
52% 229 Pts
Min Avg Max
318 MC Int 408 518
276 MC Float 351 445
315 MC Mixed 398 509
58% 386 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.5
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 75.6
61% 76.2 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 275
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 398
59% 392 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 74.5
SC Float 66
SC Mixed 68.4
56% 69.6 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 192
QC Mixed 234
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 405
MC Float 254
MC Mixed 376
52% 345 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 69.4
SC Float 60.7
SC Mixed 64.3
52% 64.8 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 198
QC Mixed 221
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 402
58% 387 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 67.3
SC Float 38.3
SC Mixed 66.5
46% 57.4 Pts
QC Int 245
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 217
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 349
54% 358 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.1
SC Float 61.6
SC Mixed 62
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 218
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 391
58% 387 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.2
SC Float 62.7
SC Mixed 64.6
52% 64.5 Pts
QC Int 224
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 220
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 288
MC Mixed 337
51% 338 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 63.3
SC Float 59.7
SC Mixed 61
49% 61.3 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 201
QC Mixed 217
49% 214 Pts
MC Int 420
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 407
60% 396 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 66.4
SC Float 61.6
SC Mixed 66.2
52% 64.7 Pts
QC Int 218
QC Float 195
QC Mixed 215
48% 209 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 328
48% 319 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 17,558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $364

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16 days ago.

Great processor for the price!


Terrible

23 hrs ago.

he is shiet pls stop[ make it


Excellent

4 days ago.

Cheepest 8 core CPU


Good

6 days ago.

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


Good

18 days ago.

Lento


Excellent

1 month ago.

Gran overclocking


Excellent

1 day ago.

pretty good with gtx 1050 ti


Excellent

1 month ago.

i love it


Good

1 month ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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