AMD FX 8320 

Released October, 2012
  • 3.5 GHz
  • Octa core
  • Unlocked
5.7 Out of 10

The enthusiast has managed to overclock the processor to a staggering 8171.53 MHz.
by Ramish-Zafar (Jun, 2014)
It sports eight cores, and as a Black Edition, its overclocking capabilities are unrestricted.
by Jeremy-Hellstrom (Apr, 2015)
Explore 2 desktops with the AMD FX 8320

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD FX 8320 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 8320
7.0
FX 8350
7.4
FX 6300
6.2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 8320
6.6
FX 8350
6.9
FX 6300
6.6
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 8320
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 8320
0.0
FX 8350
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 8320
5.6
FX 8350
5.7
FX 6300
6.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 8320
6.1
FX 8350
6.3
FX 6300
6.5
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

5.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 8320
5.7
FX 8350
5.8
FX 6300
5.8

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD FX 8320

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
10,352
FX 6300
7,871
FX 8350
11,483

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
2,066
FX 8350
2,193
FX 6300
2,053

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
2,320,000 MB/s
FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
FX 6300
2,290,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
9,798
FX 6300
7,447
FX 8350
10,956

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
10,594
FX 6300
8,232
FX 8350
12,126

GeekBench

FX 8320
11,631
FX 6300
9,503
FX 8350
12,796

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8320
8,183
FX 6300
6,444
FX 8350
9,134

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8320
1,402
FX 8350
1,525
FX 6300
1,446

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.5 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz
Cores Octa core
Socket type AM3+
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. MMX
  2. SSE4.2
  3. AVX 1.1
  4. Supplemental SSE3
  5. FMA4
  6. ABM
  7. AMD-V
  8. SSE4.1
  9. XOP
  10. TBM
  11. AVX
  12. AMD64
  13. SSE
  14. BMI1
  15. F16C
  16. FMA3
  17. AES
  18. SSE4a
  19. SSE3
  20. CVT16
  21. CLMUL
  22. SSE2
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 8 threads
L2 cache 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 20
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 61.1°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 63
Overclocked clock speed 4.63 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.76 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 9,317
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.63 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year
Performance per watt 7.93 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W

bus

Clock speed 2,600 MHz
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Comments

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Hey guys ! If you are intresting check out this build usin FX 8320! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqS1RokX0EY&index=2&list=PLrhDBwvPaHV8X4UPLeDZSbPayyFvQTTkt
Good CPU, Had mine at 4.7Ghz on air. It may not be as fast at Intel, But I mean look at he price, its a darn good CPU for the price point it comes at.
Ta bien machin y bien barato
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