Average Bench: 49.1% (341st of 1137)

Based on 2,203 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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Below average average bench

The AMD FX-8370E averaged 50.9% 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

Multi Core Integer Speed 419Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 410Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD FX-8370E is 22.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD FX-8370E performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Quad Core Floating Point Speed 218Pts
Multi Core Floating Point Speed 361Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,203 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.1 SC Int 72.8 89.4
45.9 SC Float 64.4 79
51.5 SC Mixed 68.1 83.8
54.8% 68.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
199 QC Int 249 324
172 QC Float 218 285
197 QC Mixed 237 308
53.3% 235 Pts
Min Avg Max
337 MC Int 419 559
285 MC Float 361 482
323 MC Mixed 410 548
59.7% 397 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
SC Int 71.6
SC Float 62.7
SC Mixed 65.8
53% 66.7 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 197
QC Mixed 232
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 409
59% 392 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 72.3
SC Mixed 72.2
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 219
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 333
MC Mixed 385
55% 368 Pts
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 72.6
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 70.5
56% 70.2 Pts
QC Int 230
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 217
50% 218 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 345
MC Mixed 387
57% 378 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
SC Int 58.9
SC Float 57
SC Mixed 59.2
47% 58.4 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 216
49% 215 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 348
MC Mixed 401
58% 386 Pts
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Gaming 56%
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Desktop 51%
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Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $628

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