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8 Cores, 8 Threads
@3.5GHz Piledriver (2012)

8 Cores, 16 Threads
@3.6GHz Zen (2017)

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 38,409 user samples
31,657 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 4.75 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 43% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 43% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 239th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
6,752 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 101% Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 80% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 80% Great: 101%
SPEED RANK: 16th / 970
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
51.8 % -75% 90.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+75%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
70.6 Pts -57% 111 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+57%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
252 Pts -63% 412 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+63%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
437 Pts -186% 1249 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+186%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.2 Pts -46% 120 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+46%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
307 Pts -55% 476 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+55%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts -152% 1352 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+152%
Market Share
Based on 5,086,830 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.75 % Slightly higher market share.
+9%
0.69 % -9%
Value
Value For Money
76.2 % -8% 82.2 % Slightly better value.
+8%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
67 % -46% 98 % Much more popular.
+46%
Price
Price (score)
$104 Much cheaper.
+73%
$380 -73%
Age
Newest
59 Months -90% 6 Months Hugely more recent.
+90%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts -24% 95 Watts More energy efficient.
+24%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 0% 8 cores 0%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads -100% 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm -56% 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.5 GHz -3% 3.6 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4 GHz 0% 4 GHz 0%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.4 Pts -32% 117 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+32%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
76.3 Pts -63% 124 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+63%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
325 Pts -42% 461 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+42%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
283 Pts -73% 490 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+73%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
546 Pts -144% 1332 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+144%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
468 Pts -189% 1354 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+189%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012) Zen (2017)
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The AMD FX-8320 has the same architecture and specs as the FX-8350, the only difference being the base/turbo clocks of 3.5/4.0 GHz for the 8320 vs 4.0/4.2 GHz for the 8350. Comparing the two models shows that the 8320 lags the 8350 at stock speeds by around 10% but broadly matches it when both processors are overclocked. This combined with the 8320's considerably lower price tag makes the 8320 the better value proposition. In terms of outright performance, as with all AMD CPUs, the FX series have very strong multi-core performance but lag Intel considerably in terms of single and dual-core throughput. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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