Average Bench: 61.9% (495th of 1335)

Based on 5,301 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: 53%Average: 61.9% Great: 69%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370E averaged 38.0% 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 81.9Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.5Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370E is just 15.3%. 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 389Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 381Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,301 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.8 Memory 81.9 91.2
49.6 1-Core 67.5 80.1
94.6 2-Core 127 152
58% 92 Pts
Min Avg Max
173 4-Core 228 280
254 8-Core 381 495
38.5% 304 Pts
Min Avg Max
274 64-Core 389 503
26.1% 389 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 85.8
1-Core 76.2
2-Core 136
62% 99.3 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 401
41% 322 Pts
64-Core 431
29% 431 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.3
1-Core 60.1
2-Core 142
58% 94.6 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 417
41% 329 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Memory 79.9
1-Core 67
2-Core 122
57% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 381
39% 305 Pts
64-Core 384
26% 384 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 80.1
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 122
56% 88.6 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 326
36% 275 Pts
64-Core 348
23% 348 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 49,652,081 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $160 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $4719 months
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Typical FX-8370E Builds (Compare 12,221 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $770

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

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21 months ago.

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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