Average Bench: 64.1% (392nd of 1239)

Based on 28,638 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 55%Average: 64.1% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 35.8% 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 85.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 18.8%. 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 Mixed Speed 390Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 385Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 28,638 samples)
Min Avg Max
75.4 Memory 85.5 93.2
51.8 1-Core 67.1 78.9
98.9 2-Core 127 157
59.2% 93.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 4-Core 233 306
277 8-Core 385 509
39.1% 309 Pts
Min Avg Max
288 64-Core 390 513
26.2% 390 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 92.9
1-Core 67.8
2-Core 136
63% 99 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 379
40% 310 Pts
64-Core 403
27% 403 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.1
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 142
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 243
8-Core 337
38% 290 Pts
64-Core 400
27% 400 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 91.3
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 113
59% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 237
8-Core 400
40% 319 Pts
64-Core 396
27% 396 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.8
1-Core 74
2-Core 139
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 427
43% 340 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.5
1-Core 66.8
2-Core 128
59% 93.4 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 439
43% 342 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.8
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 140
62% 100 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 363
39% 305 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 133
59% 94.4 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 382
38% 305 Pts
64-Core 387
26% 387 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.8
1-Core 67.1
2-Core 120
57% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 190
8-Core 258
29% 224 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.4
1-Core 18.7
2-Core 39.6
36% 46.9 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 370
34% 275 Pts
64-Core 380
26% 380 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 32,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $432

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1 month ago.

AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it.


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Good

6 months ago.

cpu 8 core cheapest and performance like ryzen 7 but old than ryzen 7


Excellent

7 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Poor

5 months ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

17 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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