Average Bench: 62.1% (545th of 1442)

Based on 34,720 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: 53%Average: 62.1% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 37.9% 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 81.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370 is just 15%. 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 Speed 375Pts
Avg. Octa Core Speed 368Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,720 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.7 Memory 81.5 91.3
46.7 1-Core 67.6 75.8
100 2-Core 128 146
57% 92.2 Pts
Min Avg Max
172 4-Core 232 269
264 8-Core 368 426
36.9% 300 Pts
Min Avg Max
270 64-Core 375 431
23.2% 375 Pts
User Benchmarks BenchNormalHeavyServer
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 72.3
2-Core 140
59% 97.8 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 405
40% 324 Pts
64-Core 406
25% 406 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 136
58% 95 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 395
38% 314 Pts
64-Core 400
25% 400 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.4
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 118
55% 87.6 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 372
36% 298 Pts
64-Core 370
23% 370 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.7
1-Core 70.3
2-Core 134
56% 93.3 Pts
4-Core 245
8-Core 397
39% 321 Pts
64-Core 398
25% 398 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.1
1-Core 70.4
2-Core 131
56% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 393
39% 317 Pts
64-Core 392
24% 392 Pts
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MSRP ≈ $165 @ launch in Sep '14
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Typical FX-8370 Builds (Compare 2,301 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $334

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 Comments

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

Added 9 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

7 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


Excellent

9 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

15 months ago.

Podkręcony na powietrzu do 4800 MHz


Excellent

4 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

3 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

3 years ago.

best CPU, and only grows stronger!


Average

9 years ago.


Terrible

6 years ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


Terrible

6 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

4 years ago.

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


Excellent

6 years ago.

SOOO SICK! :D


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