Average Bench: 61.9% (471st of 1307)

Based on 41,404 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 51%Average: 61.9% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 38.1% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 81.8Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8300 is just 17.9%. 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 386Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 382Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 41,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.3 Memory 81.8 91.2
47.9 1-Core 66.1 78.3
90.3 2-Core 125 152
57.5% 90.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
159 4-Core 228 283
224 8-Core 382 500
38.6% 305 Pts
Min Avg Max
256 64-Core 386 498
25.9% 386 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Memory 91.3
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 130
62% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 406
41% 325 Pts
64-Core 412
28% 412 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.6
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 132
60% 96.1 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 389
40% 314 Pts
64-Core 395
26% 395 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 74
2-Core 139
60% 97.4 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 409
40% 322 Pts
64-Core 401
27% 401 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 76.9
1-Core 66.4
2-Core 123
56% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 362
37% 293 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 78
1-Core 51.2
2-Core 115
52% 81.4 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 317
34% 266 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Memory 31.4
1-Core 35.7
2-Core 69.5
27% 45.5 Pts
4-Core 127
8-Core 182
20% 155 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 5,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A78L-M LX3 - $147

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $501

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Excellent

6 months ago.

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


Poor

8 months ago.

OC to 4.5ghz 1.4 voltage stable


Poor

16 months ago.

Over priced, old and outdated


Good

2 years ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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