Average Bench: 57.5% (185th of 961)

Based on 5,647 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX-8370 Eight-Core Processor

The FX-8370 is a top of the range black edition Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is both cheaper and faster than the FX-8350. The FX range offers high performance and this particular processor holds a world record for reaching an incredible 8.7 GHz when overclocked under lab conditions. For typical users however, the FX-8370 runs at 4.0/4.3 GHz (base/turbo) and typically hits 5.0 GHz when overclocked. Its effective speed is 83 which is currently only exceeded by AMD's 20% more expensive FX-9590 (scoring 85), making it relatively good value for money. Eight cores aren’t necessary for most applications, but things are changing and if you heavily rely on multi-threaded applications then the FX-8370 may be a good choice. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

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Average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 42.4% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Multi Core Integer Speed 498Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 489Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 12.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8370 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 256Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 72.3Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,647 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.5 SC Int 82.9 92.4
66 SC Float 72.3 79.2
69.7 SC Mixed 77.4 85.6
62% 77.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
256 QC Int 296 337
225 QC Float 256 291
251 QC Mixed 281 316
63.1% 278 Pts
Min Avg Max
413 MC Int 498 573
373 MC Float 428 488
408 MC Mixed 489 563
71% 472 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 72.6
SC Mixed 76.8
61% 76.4 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 293
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 494
71% 474 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.8
SC Float 72.6
SC Mixed 77.5
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 287
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 461
MC Mixed 527
76% 508 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 81.4
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 75.7
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 284
QC Float 243
QC Mixed 272
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 488
MC Float 429
MC Mixed 498
71% 471 Pts
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Desktop 55%
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Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $643

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I really like this CPU, I scored the 70.3%, at 4.7Ghz, Think I OC This bad boy in the future to 5Ghz :-)—Nov '15


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Real men prefer real cores ;-)


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Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


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