Average Bench: 62.1% (511th of 1358)

Based on 5,453 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: 62.1% Great: 68%
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Above average average bench

The AMD FX-8370E averaged 37.8% 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 81.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 67.9Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370E is just 14%. 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 399Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 392Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 5,453 samples)
Min Avg Max
71.9 Memory 81.5 90.7
53 1-Core 67.9 80.4
101 2-Core 128 153
58.2% 92.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
183 4-Core 232 281
271 8-Core 392 499
39.3% 312 Pts
Min Avg Max
299 64-Core 399 504
26.7% 399 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Memory 93.3
1-Core 77.5
2-Core 159
68% 110 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 562
53% 428 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Memory 84
1-Core 79.8
2-Core 138
63% 100 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 421
42% 333 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 81.5
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 142
61% 99.4 Pts
4-Core 247
8-Core 433
43% 340 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Memory 82.3
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 130
59% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 231
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 67.5
2-Core 133
56% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 382
41% 318 Pts
64-Core 440
30% 440 Pts
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 54,547,791 CPUs tested.

 Prices

MSRP ≈ $160 @ launch in Sep '14
AmazonUS $47116 months
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Typical FX-8370E Builds (Compare 13,736 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $719

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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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