Average Bench: 41.4% (386th of 1182)

Based on 20,145 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 32%Average: 41.4% Great: 51%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 58.5% 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 66.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 127Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 18.5%. 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 20,145 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.2 1-Core 66.8 78.3
99.5 2-Core 127 152
46% 96.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
182 4-Core 232 288
276 8-Core 385 491
39% 309 Pts
Min Avg Max
271 64-Core 390 498
26.2% 390 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 5 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 86.6
2-Core 173
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 344
8-Core 559
57% 452 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.2
2-Core 129
49% 101 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 393
40% 316 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 127
46% 97.2 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 410
40% 319 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 115
46% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 384
38% 300 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,360,478 CPUs tested.

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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 23,185 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $395

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 Comments

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12 days ago.

its just slower than a amd athlon 200ge


Good

17 days ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

if you oc to 4.0 ghz then speed same as fx 8350 but lower TDP


Good

7 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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