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AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core

Price and performance details for the AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?

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AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core


Class: Desktop

Socket: AM3+

Clockspeed: 3.3 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.2 GHz

Cores: 8 (in 4 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 95 W

Cache Size: L1: 640 KB, L2: 16.0 MB, L3: 8 MB

Other names: AMD FX(tm)-8300 Eight-Core Processor

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2013

CPUmark/$Price: 96.24

Overall Rank: 1330

Last Price Change: $54.99 USD (2023-02-07)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1493
Samples: 1797*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 7,899
Thread: 1,416

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core

Integer Math36,257 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math9,628 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers27 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting12 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption1,602 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression88.8 MBytes/Sec
Physics462 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions2,227 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,493 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 7th of February 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 2nd of February 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of February 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1739082 - Feb 06 2023
BL1735455 - Feb 02 2023
BL1733633 - Jan 31 2023
BL1733521 - Jan 31 2023
BL1732503 - Jan 29 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,416 (+2.3%)
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
4,506 (-14.9%)
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,794 (+9.5%)
Intel Core i5-4430 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
4,677 (-11.6%)
AMD FX-8150 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,221 (-1.4%)
Intel Core i7-4820K @ 3.70GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
6,492 (+22.7%)
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,485 (+3.6%)
Intel Core i5-3470 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
4,678 (-11.6%)
Intel Core i5-4690K @ 3.50GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,672 (+7.2%)
Intel Core i5-4590 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,350 (+1.1%)
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
6,023 (+13.8%)
Intel Core i5-4670 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core
5,499 (+3.9%)

Is the AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core Good for Gaming?
As of 8th of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
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AMD FX-8300 Eight-Core