Average Bench: 48.5% (356th of 1147)

Based on 21,873 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor
Poor: 40%Average: 48.5% Great: 58%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8300 averaged 51.4% 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 410Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 399Pts

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

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 215Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 352Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,873 samples)
Min Avg Max
57.8 SC Int 71.7 83.3
46.9 SC Float 64.1 74.2
52.7 SC Mixed 67.8 78.1
54.3% 67.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
192 QC Int 245 303
174 QC Float 215 270
191 QC Mixed 234 287
52.5% 232 Pts
Min Avg Max
317 MC Int 410 516
273 MC Float 352 445
307 MC Mixed 399 501
58.2% 387 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 69.4
SC Mixed 73.7
59% 73.6 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 236
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 352
MC Mixed 389
58% 383 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 68.1
SC Float 63.3
SC Mixed 66.6
53% 66 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 246
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 395
MC Float 338
MC Mixed 396
57% 377 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 70
SC Float 53.5
SC Mixed 66
51% 63.2 Pts
QC Int 43.2
QC Float 218
QC Mixed 223
36% 161 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 353
MC Mixed 376
56% 373 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 78.7
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 240
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 198
48% 209 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 337
MC Mixed 398
58% 383 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
SC Int 70.1
SC Float 61.5
SC Mixed 54.2
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 232
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 334
MC Mixed 384
56% 372 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 64.2
SC Float 55.5
SC Mixed 59.5
48% 59.7 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 200
QC Mixed 210
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 399
58% 385 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 62.8
SC Float 57
SC Mixed 60.5
48% 60.1 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 204
QC Mixed 200
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 419
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 404
59% 389 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.2
SC Float 71.5
SC Mixed 74.5
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 158
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 390
58% 384 Pts
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Typical FX-8300 Builds (Compare 19,692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $351

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1 month ago.

I can play anything i want, multitask with little to no lag, and has lasted me 3 years with no issues


Terrible

1 month ago.

This is not a spicy mami


Poor

28 days ago.

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


Excellent

11 days ago.

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


Good

3 months ago.

I am happy with it overclocked


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