Average Bench: 49.6% (366th of 1206)

Based on 25,386 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]

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Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8370 averaged 50.3% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 75.1Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 145Pts

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 469Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 460Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,386 samples)
Min Avg Max
62.6 1-Core 75.1 83.3
122 2-Core 145 164
52% 110 Pts
Min Avg Max
225 4-Core 272 312
334 8-Core 460 545
46.2% 366 Pts
Min Avg Max
371 64-Core 469 543
31.5% 469 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.6
2-Core 158
56% 119 Pts
4-Core 298
8-Core 511
51% 404 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80.4
2-Core 154
56% 117 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 513
50% 403 Pts
64-Core 521
35% 521 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
1-Core 80
2-Core 144
54% 112 Pts
4-Core 286
8-Core 496
49% 391 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 145
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 281
8-Core 472
48% 376 Pts
64-Core 455
31% 455 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 148
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 511
49% 392 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 22,610,001 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $165 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $15311 days
BHPhotoUS $1903 years
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Typical FX-8370 Builds (Compare 25,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 47%
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Desktop 51%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $467

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 Comments

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

Added 5 years ago.

Excellent (edit your comment) Add link

1 month ago.

Overlclock ability is pretty great.

Comment 

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


Excellent

28 days ago.

Podkręcony na powietrzu do 4800 MHz


Excellent

6 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

5 years ago.


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Terrible

2 years ago.

Even Pentium G is better in games. Period


Terrible

2 years ago.

it low for 4k


Average

4 months ago.

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


Excellent

2 years ago.

SOOO SICK! :D


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