AMDFD9590FHHKWOF
AMDFD9370FHHKWOF

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.7GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2013.

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.4GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 28,301 user samples
20,696 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 5.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 4.7 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 363rd / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
7,605 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 73% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 73%
SPEED RANK: 394th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
67.8 % +3% 66.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
82.8 Pts +1% 82.3 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
79.6 Pts Slightly faster single-core speed.
+6%
74.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts Slightly faster dual-core speed.
+6%
145 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
286 Pts Slightly faster quad-core speed.
+6%
270 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
497 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+5%
472 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.7 Pts +1% 91.5 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
89.1 Pts +3% 86.5 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
176 Pts +4% 169 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
334 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+5%
317 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
579 Pts +2% 568 Pts
Market Share
Based on 44,945,984 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.04 % Hugely higher market share.
+300%
0.01 %
Value
Value For Money
59.4 % 72.3 % Better value.
+22%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
56 % Slightly more popular.
+6%
53 %
Price
Price (score)
$450 $200 Much cheaper.
+56%
Age
Newest
96 Months 96 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
220 Watts 220 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+7%
4.4 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
5 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+6%
4.7 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
577 Pts +1% 571 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
505 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+6%
478 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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AMD released the FX-9590 back in July 2013 but it's not until recently that these processors have started hitting the shelves and even now prices are still extremely high. This is the first mainstream 5GHz processor but clock speed isn't the key performance indicator it once was. Comparing the 9590 to the 8350 shows that the 9590 has 16% better overall performance which is almost exactly in line with its base clock increase from 4.0 to 4.7 GHz. Despite this performance boost the 9590 still lags Intel's most recent 4770K Haswell processor by 26% and that's despite the AMD's 27% higher base clock. In terms of relative performance the AMD's strong point is Integer processing where it has 8 processing units vs just four (one per core) in the 4770K. Overall, especially at current prices, the 9590 doesn't represent good value for money. [Jan '14 CPUPro]

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The FX-9370 is the slightly lower clocked (4.4 GHz) version of AMD's flagship FX-9 range of desktop processors. The FX-9590 comes clocked at 4.7 GHz with a staggering turbo clock of 5 GHz. Comparing the 9370 and 9590 versions shows that there is only 3% between the two processors at stock clocks but when overclocked they both have an identical performance profile. Given that the 9590 costs nearly 25% more the 9370 should be the obvious choice. Both of these processors have superb multi-core performance but they both lag Intel when it comes to single and dual-core workloads. Until AMD can improve single core performance they will continue to struggle in the high end PC market. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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