AMDFD8350FRHKBOX
AMDFD4350FRHKBOX

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

4 Cores, 4 Threads @4.2GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q2 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 185,906 user samples
179,377 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 63% Base clock 5 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 46% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 46% Great: 63%
SPEED RANK: 285th / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
6,529 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 55% Base clock 5.2 GHz
Worst Bench: 32% Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 32% Great: 55%
SPEED RANK: 381st / 1147
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
55.4 % Faster effective speed.
+18%
47 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
74.1 Pts +2% 72.5 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+18%
231 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
474 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+101%
236 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
83.7 Pts +1% 82.6 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
313 Pts Slightly faster OC quad-core speed.
+14%
275 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
551 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+101%
274 Pts
Market Share
Based on 16,365,793 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.33 % Insanely higher market share.
+2,560%
0.05 %
Value
Value For Money
94.7 % Slightly better value.
+15%
82.5 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
69 % More popular.
+23%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$70 $65 Slightly cheaper.
+7%
Age
Newest
78 Months 71 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 95 Watts More energy efficient.
+24%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
4 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz 4.2 GHz +5%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz +2%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88.7 Pts +1% 87.7 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
79.8 Pts +2% 78.1 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
329 Pts Faster quad-core int speed.
+18%
280 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
292 Pts Faster quad-core fp speed.
+21%
241 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
562 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+101%
280 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
481 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+100%
240 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a sever proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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The AMD FX-4350 is a value quad-core processor. It was released in Q2 of 2013 and is a refreshed version of the Piledriver based FX-4300. Its base clock speed of 4.2 GHz boosts to 4.3 GHz in turbo mode and since it is unlocked, the FX-4350 can be overclocked to over 4.6 GHz. Its effective speed of 71 is reasonable for general computing and even gaming when coupled with an adequate GPU. Whilst the FX-4350 is cheap, it’s not so differently priced from the hexa core FX-6350 which was launched concurrently and offers slightly better multi-core performance. So if you like to game and Skype at the same time, then it may be worth considering an upgrade but since most general computing only relies on single-core performance, the upgrade is probably not worth it. [Nov '14 CPUPro]

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