AMD FX-8300: specs and benchmarks

AMD FX-8300

Summary

AMD started FX-8300 sales on October 2012. This is Vishera architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at home systems. It has 8 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 32nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4200 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is an AM3+ processor with a TDP of 95 Watt.

It provides good benchmark performance at 26.50 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-9980XE.

General info

Of FX-8300 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
25.26
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Vishera
 
Release date
October 2012
 
Price now
$90
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

FX-8300's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of FX-8300's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
8
 
Number of threads
8
 
Maximum frequency
4.2 GHz
 
of 5
L2 cache
8192 KB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
of 7
Die size
315 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
71 °C
 
of 105
Transistor count
1200 million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.075 V - Max: 1.2875 V
 

Compatibility

Information on FX-8300 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
of 8
Socket
AM3+
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-8300. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-8300 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-8300.
Supported memory types
Not Listed
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of FX-8300's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
n / a
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of FX-8300. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

26.50

Passmark

7718

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

6090

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FX-8300 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall FX-8300 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-8300 from Intel is Core i5-6600, which is faster by 1% and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

Advices and comments

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