AMD FX-8300 vs. AMD Phenom II X4 840

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD FX-8300 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Phenom II X4 840
AMD FX-8300 AMD Phenom II X4 840
AMD FX Family AMD Phenom II
AMD FX-8000 CPU group AMD Phenom II - 800/900
2 Generation 4
Vishera (Bulldozer) Architecture Deneb (K10)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

8 Cores 4
8 Threads 4
3.30 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo (1 Core)
4.00 GHz Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1866 Memory DDR2-1066
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
8.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 45 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE3, SSE4a
AM3+ Socket AM3
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI No
Q2/2013 Release date Q1/2011
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
180 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
1088 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
96 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
84 (88%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
649 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
324 (50%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
517 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
388 (75%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2311 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
1294 (56%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
2144 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
1709 (80%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
10892 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
5984 (55%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
1.11 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0.97 (87%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
6.77 (100%)
Amazon
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
3.82 (56%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

AMD FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8x 3.30 GHz (4.20 GHz)
8844 (100%)
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AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
3987 (45%)
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AMD FX-8300 AMD Phenom II X4 840
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