Real World Speed
Performance profile from 10,680 user samples
10,680 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 65% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 49% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 49% Great: 65%
SPEED RANK: 206th / 985
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
57 % 94 % Much faster effective speed.
+65%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
76.8 Pts 123 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+60%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
279 Pts 464 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+66%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
484 Pts 818 Pts Much faster multi-core speed.
+69%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
85.5 Pts 137 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+60%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
323 Pts 531 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+64%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
561 Pts 925 Pts Much faster OC multi-core speed.
+65%
Market Share
Based on 7,407,086 CPUs tested.
User Rating
UBM User Rating
78 % 116 % Much more popular.
+48%
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.22 % 1.59 % Hugely higher market share.
+624%
Price
Price (score)
$149 Much cheaper.
+72%
256 USD
Value
Value For Money
73.4 % 100 % Much better value.
+36%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 83.3 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+50%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+44%
5.56 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 9.33 threads Higher thread count.
+17%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14.9 nm Hugely newer manufacturing.
+115%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+13%
3.54 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz +3% 4.16 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
92 Pts 134 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+45%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
79.4 Pts 141 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+77%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
345 Pts 516 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+50%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
295 Pts 549 Pts Hugely faster quad-core fp speed.
+86%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
570 Pts 886 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+55%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
488 Pts 954 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+95%
Age
Newest
41 Months 12.6 Months Hugely more recent.
+227%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver (2012)   —
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+   —
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None   —
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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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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2018 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical consumers. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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