Average Bench: 55.6% (282nd of 1147)

Based on 16,734 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]


Average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 44.3% 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.


Multi Core Integer Speed 484Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 472Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 17.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8370 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.


Quad Core Floating Point Speed 250Pts
Single Core Floating Point Speed 71.1Pts

Average Bench

(Based on 16,734 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.6 SC Int 79.1 88.8
57.2 SC Float 71.1 79.2
59.7 SC Mixed 75.1 84.1
60.1% 75.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
227 QC Int 284 331
211 QC Float 250 291
216 QC Mixed 272 316
60.9% 268 Pts
Min Avg Max
392 MC Int 484 552
349 MC Float 415 475
355 MC Mixed 472 541
68.8% 457 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.95 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
SC Int 97.2
SC Float 88.3
SC Mixed 92.9
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 306
QC Mixed 359
78% 341 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 594
86% 571 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
SC Int 89.8
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 84.5
65% 80.9 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 303
69% 304 Pts
MC Int 575
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 562
82% 544 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 74.3
SC Mixed 77.3
63% 78.2 Pts
QC Int 298
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 272
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 507
MC Float 387
MC Mixed 421
66% 438 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 72.9
SC Mixed 77.4
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 245
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 370
MC Mixed 383
57% 378 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 2.55 GHz (avg)
SC Int 40
SC Float 42.4
SC Mixed 36.5
32% 39.6 Pts
QC Int 134
QC Float 116
QC Mixed 133
29% 128 Pts
MC Int 223
MC Float 205
MC Mixed 237
33% 221 Pts
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Approx. $165 @ launch in Sep '14
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Gaming 61%
Desktop 56%
Workstation 45%

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $594

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

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1 month ago.

Overlclock ability is pretty great.


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


24 days 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


1 month ago.

Bez podkręcania na ustawieniach fabrycznych


3 months ago.

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4 years ago.


19 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


22 months ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


20 months ago.

it low for 4k


19 months ago.



3 months ago.

The realistic best you can get on AM3+

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