Average Bench: 66.2% (391st of 1316)

Based on 26,541 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: 59%Average: 66.2% Great: 73%
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 33.8% 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 82.7Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 74.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 13.3%. 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 468Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 462Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.5 Memory 82.7 91.7
62.9 1-Core 74.9 81.2
122 2-Core 144 160
62.1% 101 Pts
Min Avg Max
224 4-Core 269 303
346 8-Core 462 526
46% 365 Pts
Min Avg Max
363 64-Core 468 530
31.4% 468 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 85.4
1-Core 78.2
2-Core 153
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 466
50% 386 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 84.5
1-Core 82.5
2-Core 164
67% 110 Pts
4-Core 308
8-Core 521
52% 414 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,035,312 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $165 @ launch in Sep '14
BHPhotoUS $1905 years
AmazonUS $3864 months
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Typical FX-8370 Builds (Compare 10,199 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $488

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 Comments

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

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1 month 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

11 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

16 months ago.

Podkręcony na powietrzu do 4800 MHz


Excellent

17 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

12 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

6 years ago.


Excellent

12 months ago.

best CPU, and only grows stronger!


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

4 years ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


Terrible

3 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

22 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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