AMDFD8350FRHKBOX
IntelBX80677I57600K

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @3.8GHz, Kaby Lake.
Release date: Q1 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 201,180 user samples
135,116 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 41% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 41% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 277th / 1121
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
66,064 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 109% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 74% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 74% Great: 109%
SPEED RANK: 23rd / 1121
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
54.5 % 92.2 % Much faster effective speed.
+69%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
73.3 Pts 128 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+75%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
266 Pts 477 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+79%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
469 Pts 488 Pts +4%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
81.8 Pts 149 Pts Hugely faster OC single-core speed.
+82%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
308 Pts 571 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+85%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
536 Pts 575 Pts Slightly faster OC multi-core speed.
+7%
Market Share
Based on 10,260,849 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.4 % Much higher market share.
+75%
0.8 %
Value
Value For Money
85.8 % 101 % Better value.
+18%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
62 % 91 % Much more popular.
+47%
Price
Price (score)
$87 Much cheaper.
+62%
$229
Age
Newest
70 Months 19 Months Much more recent.
+73%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 91 Watts More energy efficient.
+27%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+5%
3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
87.8 Pts 144 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+64%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
77.7 Pts 156 Pts Hugely faster single-core fp speed.
+101%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
329 Pts 551 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+67%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
286 Pts 608 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+113%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
548 Pts 552 Pts +1%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
470 Pts 614 Pts Much faster multi-core fp speed.
+31%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Kaby Lake
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ FCLGA1151
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None HD 630
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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a sever proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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The i5-7600K targets high end gamers, it sits just behind the flagship i7-7700K in Intel’s Kaby Lake lineup. The 7600K will likely be the most popular gaming CPU of 2017 (some competition from AMD’s upcoming Zen/Ryzen CPUs, would be very welcome). Comparing the 7600K and 6600K shows that the two processors are very closely matched and comparing the 7600K vs the hyper-threaded 7700K highlights the relative strength of the 7700K for workstation performance. There are no significant architectural differences between Kaby Lake and Skylake so, when fully overclocked, the two generations should perform similarly but Kaby Lake offers faster base clocks, improved speed shift technology which helps CPU responsiveness, and better integrated graphics[Jan '17 CPUPro]

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