Average Bench: 57.4% (202nd of 980)

Based on 8,404 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]


Average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 42.6% 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.


Multi Core Integer Speed 500Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 490Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8370 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Quad Core Floating Point Speed 257Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 71.8Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 8,404 samples)
Min Avg Max
68 SC Int 82.4 93.3
61.8 SC Float 71.8 81
65.7 SC Mixed 76.7 86.9
61.6% 77 Pts
Min Avg Max
253 QC Int 296 349
226 QC Float 257 302
239 QC Mixed 281 328
63.1% 278 Pts
Min Avg Max
415 MC Int 500 574
368 MC Float 430 495
413 MC Mixed 490 567
71.2% 473 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.95 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 87.4
SC Mixed 92.6
73% 91.3 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 351
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 619
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 609
88% 585 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.1
SC Float 82.2
SC Mixed 88.4
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 293
QC Mixed 325
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 516
MC Mixed 591
85% 565 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 85.7
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 76.2
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 303
QC Float 259
QC Mixed 278
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 498
72% 480 Pts
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Desktop 54%
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $660

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AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8370...

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21 days ago.


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


17 days ago.

perfect chip! runs with 4,8 4,9 5,0 and finally with 5,1 on a asus sabertooth r3.0 with an clock of 300 !!! and all stable after ITB testing !!! combined with an crossfire r9 nano ALL games on ultra. without laggs. so shutup u fucking haters an little bitches! u have no glue to oc an amd bulldozer ! 凸


1 month ago.

Overclocking Heaven.


2 years ago.


28 days ago.

low perfomance for that price


2 months ago.

it low for 4k


4 months ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


1 month ago.


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