Average Bench: 66.7% (355th of 1264)

Based on 27,274 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: 66.7% Great: 74%
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 33.3% 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 84Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 73.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 16.8%. 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 460Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 454Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,274 samples)
Min Avg Max
70.4 Memory 84 92.9
60.6 1-Core 73.9 82.8
118 2-Core 143 161
62.1% 100 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 4-Core 267 310
322 8-Core 454 532
45.5% 361 Pts
Min Avg Max
328 64-Core 460 534
30.9% 460 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.6
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 131
62% 97.9 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 490
48% 382 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 90.4
1-Core 77.9
2-Core 147
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 480
47% 374 Pts
64-Core 483
32% 483 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.8
1-Core 67.4
2-Core 154
62% 102 Pts
4-Core 297
8-Core 503
50% 400 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Memory 77.7
1-Core 73
2-Core 146
60% 99 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 409
43% 338 Pts
64-Core 495
33% 495 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 83.3
1-Core 77
2-Core 150
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 388
40% 312 Pts
64-Core 379
25% 379 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,341 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $165 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $1539 months
BHPhotoUS $1904 years
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Typical FX-8370 Builds (Compare 5,435 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $666

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 Comments

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

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24 days 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


Excellent

2 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

7 months ago.

Podkręcony na powietrzu do 4800 MHz


Excellent

8 months 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

3 months ago.

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


Average

5 years ago.


Excellent

3 months ago.

best CPU, and only grows stronger!


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

3 years ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


Terrible

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

13 months ago.

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


Excellent

3 years ago.

SOOO SICK! :D


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