Average Bench: 66.3% (430th of 1358)

Based on 30,592 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]

Poor: 57%Average: 66.3% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 33.7% 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

Avg. Memory Latency 81.6Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.7Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 16%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8370 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 486Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 481Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,592 samples)
Min Avg Max
72.5 Memory 81.6 91.2
59.4 1-Core 75.7 81.9
118 2-Core 147 162
62.3% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
216 4-Core 276 306
336 8-Core 481 550
47.5% 378 Pts
Min Avg Max
350 64-Core 486 550
32.6% 486 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
Memory 90.3
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 155
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 507
51% 402 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 76
2-Core 157
63% 105 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 523
50% 404 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 146
61% 100 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 486
48% 385 Pts
64-Core 463
31% 463 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 41.7
1-Core 74.4
2-Core 144
48% 86.8 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 396
43% 336 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,507,162 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $165 @ launch in Sep '14
BHPhotoUS $1906 years
AmazonUS $38618 months
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Typical FX-8370 Builds (Compare 13,728 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $445

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 Comments

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

Added 7 years ago.

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4 months ago.

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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


Good

5 months ago.

Hi ! Right now I only get 4.35 GHZ at good stability. I have water cooler H55 , 4 big coolers on the pc cabinet ...I would like to know if anyone have a good recipe to get to 5ghz


Good

8 months ago.

Podkręcony na powietrzu do 4800 MHz


Excellent

2 years ago.

I had this CPU in my gamer PC since it came out, I built th PC for this. First AMD processor I had and it is very good. Still works perfectly - I use the PC only for Steam/Gaming (I use Apples for everything else) (Rise of the Tomb Raider, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, DOOM 2016, Shadow of War, Mortal Kombat XL, Mortal Kombat 11, Crysis, A-Creed O. and so on. - Everything is just perfect it can handle it - I have it with AORUS RX580 8GB) *AMD FX 8370 *16GB RAM *RX 580 8GB *180SSD+2TBHDD *1080 50" TV


Average

2 years ago.

still a solid competitor for its price point, i would rather go with a ryzen 3 3100 or 3300x for the price/ performance


Excellent

2 years ago.

best CPU, and only grows stronger!


Average

7 years ago.


Terrible

4 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

5 years ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


Terrible

5 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

3 years ago.

The realistic best you can get on AM3+.. but it's still just not good at all compared to Ryzen


Excellent

4 years ago.

SOOO SICK! :D


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