Average Bench: 63.2% (419th of 1264)

Based on 4,357 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00600F20 Model: AMD FX-8370E Eight-Core Processor

The FX-8370E is an energy efficient Vishera eight core desktop processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is the energy efficient version of the FX-8370 boasting a lower TDP of 95 Watts versus 125 Watts on the FX-8370. Comparing the 8370E and 8370 shows that the lower TDP comes at a cost: the 8370E scores a relatively lacklustre effective speed of 73 compared to the non-E version which scores 83. The lower score is consistent with the relative clock speeds: 3.3 GHz on the 8370E versus 4.0 GHz on the 8370. Priced the same as the 8370, there is a direct choice between being green or speedy. Or, if you don’t really need the above average multi-threaded performance that the 8370E offers, then you may be better off with the superb single-threaded performance from any number of Intel’s offerings. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

Poor: 54%Average: 63.2% Great: 71%
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370E averaged 36.8% 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 84.3Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.6Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370E is just 16.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8370E performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 386Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 379Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,357 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.1 Memory 84.3 92.7
50.8 1-Core 67.6 80.2
97.8 2-Core 127 151
58.9% 93 Pts
Min Avg Max
177 4-Core 229 280
260 8-Core 379 484
38.5% 304 Pts
Min Avg Max
296 64-Core 386 493
25.9% 386 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 89.1
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 112
59% 89.6 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 371
37% 294 Pts
64-Core 416
28% 416 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 86.4
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 132
59% 93.6 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 393
39% 311 Pts
64-Core 397
27% 397 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.5
1-Core 64.3
2-Core 122
57% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 340
36% 279 Pts
64-Core 361
24% 361 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.3
1-Core 58.2
2-Core 110
53% 82.4 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 307
33% 255 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 33,181,856 CPUs tested.

 Prices

Approx. $160 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $13010 months
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Typical FX-8370E Builds (Compare 7,331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $399

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

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AMD are great at selling junk. They pee in the well with fake comments, glorified cheerleaders on youtube and paid magazine reviews. My POS PC still crashes randomly. Everybody needs to call the rats out instead of letting them get away with it.


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