CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8320 vs 8150 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 8320
8.4
FX 8150
8.3
FX 6300
6.1
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 8320
4.4
FX 8150
3.2
FX 6300
4.9
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 8320
0.0
FX 8150
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 8320
0.0
FX 8150
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
4.8
FX 8150
4.5
FX 6300
5.0
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 8320
5.4
FX 8150
4.9
FX 6300
5.8
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

4.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

FX 8320
4.8
FX 8150
4.5
FX 6300
4.8

Winner
AMD FX 8320 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD FX 8320

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AMD FX 8320

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 8320 Black Edition vs the 8150 Black Edition.

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AMD FX 8150

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Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8320 vs 8150

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
10,352
FX 8150
10,087

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
2,066
FX 8150
1,990

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
2,320,000 MB/s
FX 8150
2,265,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
9,798
FX 8150
9,664

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8320
10,594
FX 8150
10,251

GeekBench

FX 8320
11,631
FX 8150
11,782

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8320
8,183
FX 8150
7,747

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8320
1,402
FX 8150
1,355

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8320  vs
8150 
Clock speed 3.5 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Octa core Octa core
Socket type
AM3+
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

bus

Clock speed 2,600 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

FX 8320  vs
8150 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 319 mm² 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 20 21
Voltage range 0.8 - 1.43V 1.22 - 1.52V
Operating temperature Unknown - 61.1°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 63 216
Overclocked clock speed 4.56 GHz 4.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.75 GHz 4.66 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.56 GHz 4.71 GHz

power consumption

TDP 125W 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year 67.45 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year 200.6 $/year
Performance per watt 7.79 pt/W 4.14 pt/W
Typical power consumption 101.56W 197.75W

memory controller

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