FX-8320
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FX-8320
FX-8320 Performance Specification
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3.5 GHz
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FX-8320 Game Requirement Analysis

FX-8320 is a high-end CPU based on the 32nm Piledriver architecture.


It offers 8 Physical Cores (8 Logical), initially clocked at 3.5GHz, which may go up to 4.0GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated and the clock multiplier is unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 125W.


It performs around 20% worse. Its performance is very good and sufficient for extreme gaming.


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ipyagdj's Rig
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this cpu is 2 percent better than my i5….

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Zero60's Rig
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That's Intel vs AMD for you. Intel just has better tech in their processors. It's the truth.

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IzzySid19GTX's Rig
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Is it worth upgrading to? also is it advisable to use a stock cooler?… will it work with a Gigabyte Ga-z77x ud5h mobo?

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wheelieboy's Rig
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nope. thats an AM3+ processor. and the motherboard that fit this cpu is one of them 990FX series motherboards,

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thanks. the 2400 is not bad so I will keep it for a year or two then get something better

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well your i5 2400 is still a good cpu for some of the newest game out there. . but that GTX 660 should be replace if you were to ask me, something like an AMD R9 280. or GTX 760. .I'm just saying !! peace

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is good for the AMD R7-260x?

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go for an AMD R9 270 or 280. for nvidia a GTX 770 is gonna kill some games with a little bit of overclock

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what about the AMD R7-260x cause iam not bulding is it good for it??

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yes its a good card but this cpu pack a punch when overclock and its gonna be a lot better if your gonna get a better gpu,

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guys what do you think,can i change my rig for laptop MS 16F33 Gaming laptop, i7 3610QM, GTX 675M, 16GB DDR3, 750GB WDB, FHD ,is that good?thank you

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Yea , thats a pretty good laptop Should be able to run most of the games on high , but the more demanding games have to be bumped down in order to play on 1080p :)

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Hey guys! This or the FX 6300 would suit my rig better? I know this has 8 cores, but do I need it as a casual gamer? I do not edit videos, if that helps! Thanks in advance!!

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Well if you wanna save some money get FX 6300 because it's a best-buy and it is a great CPU,too :)

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the highest i have seen my fx-8320 run at is 59c 100%-load on the socket temp and 52c on the core temp using the stock cooler. i do lots of gaming, no need for an aftermarket cooler if you have a case at least as good as mine.

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Hey Guyz Is IT Better for gaming than I5 3470 3.2 ghz

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Yes

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tnx

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Hey guys will an fx 8320 bottleneck a r9 280x?

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Not at all! Perfect combination! I use the gtx 770 which is almost identical in performance (1-2 frame differences)

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It shouldn't. I have my FX-8320 running an R9 290x with no issues.

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Same here

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Nope,perfect match :)

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Would my rig bottleneck? and is my rig good enough for heavy gaming/recording

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I would say yes. My Fx-8320 can handle my R9 290X On ultra on all games so far. I'm not sure about recording at the same time, but With my games running at Ultra I can still run movies on a second monitor for my wife. :)

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Lmao thats awesome! Still need to purchase a second monitor. Im not in the need for one so Ill just wait till I find a nice one of sale for cheap

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fx 8320 or i5 4460??????? no other, what do u guys recommend, comparing to watch dogs????

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I'd get the i5. While the fx has great performance for value, you have to buy a proper aftermarket cooler for it. That adds to the price. The i5 runs well with the stock cooler.

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You don't have to buy a new cooler for FX if you don't want to overclock it…and that i5 is locked so you couldn't overclock it even if you wanted to,so stock cooler does the job too in i5's case

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Well the stock cooler sounds like the pc wants to take off. It cant even keep the socket temp under 70c on stock clock, so dont tell me this doesnt require a better cooler. I have this CPU in a HAF case so I know this very well.

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Of course a new cooler would be very desirable,but if a noise isn't a problem for some people then there is no need for new cooler.Also many people can't even hear a noise their PC creates because they wear headphones (like me).And everything bellow 75C for CPU under load is acceptable

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Anything above 71C socket temp makes FX CPUs run unstable and reduces lifespan. It started to throttle when I used the stock cooler. Also, it reached 62C core temp which is max. aftermarket cooler is not desirable, its a must

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Well i guess i should trust you,you are the user of this CPU.I'm getting an FX 6300 very soon,hopefully getting an aftermarket cooler won't be necesserity in that case :P

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That is a solid CPU. Considerably cheap and great performance. Also, that is a 95W one(8320 is 125W), so you wont have problems with the stock cooler. Keep an eye on temps tho, remember: max safe core temp: 62C, max safe socket temp: 71C

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Ok,thanks man :)

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how do measure socket temp in amd?????

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hmm I belive that any MOBO driver has a tool for it. Usually socket temp is named "CPU temp" in most drivers. If your MOBO driver doesnt have a tool for it, download openhardwaremonitor. CPU temperature #1 is socket temp.

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