Average Bench: 41.1% (368th of 1184)

Based on 3,209 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]

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Poor: 29%Average: 41.1% Great: 54%
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8370E averaged 58.9% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.4Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 126Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370E is 24.7%. 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 393Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 386Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,209 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.2 1-Core 66.4 81.7
78.7 2-Core 126 158
45.6% 96.1 Pts
Min Avg Max
160 4-Core 230 301
242 8-Core 386 519
38.9% 308 Pts
Min Avg Max
259 64-Core 393 523
26.4% 393 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 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.7
2-Core 115
41% 86.7 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 318
35% 268 Pts
64-Core 318
21% 318 Pts
AM3R2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 123
45% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 344
36% 279 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 114
41% 86.1 Pts
4-Core 212
8-Core 349
36% 281 Pts
64-Core 368
25% 368 Pts
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 Prices

Approx. $160 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $1301 month
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Typical FX-8370E Builds (Compare 24,097 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $435

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