AMDFD8350FRHKBOX
AMDYD1600BBAEBOX

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

6 Cores, 12 Threads @3.2GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q2 2017.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 350,586 user samples
188,383 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 4.85 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 297th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
162,203 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 70% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 70% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 78th / 1159
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
54.9 % 82.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+50%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
73.8 Pts 103 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+40%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts 397 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+48%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
465 Pts 862 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+85%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.7 Pts 116 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+40%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
309 Pts 459 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+49%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
536 Pts 985 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+84%
Market Share
Based on 17,705,287 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.27 % 1.65 % Higher market share.
+30%
Value
Value For Money
92.7 % 123 % Much better value.
+32%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
70 % 143 % Hugely more popular.
+104%
Price
Price (score)
$72 Cheaper.
+28%
$100
Age
Newest
80 Months 26 Months Much more recent.
+68%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
125 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
6 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+25%
3.2 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+17%
3.6 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
87.3 Pts 111 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+27%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
78.9 Pts 120 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+52%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
324 Pts 442 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+36%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
290 Pts 481 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+66%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
551 Pts 954 Pts Much faster multi-core int speed.
+73%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
467 Pts 995 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+113%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
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 Ryzen 5 1600 is one of four new Ryzen 5 processors released this month. Based on the AMD Zen architecture, which is comparable to Intel in terms of IPC, the Ryzen 5 1600 has six cores which is more than the vast majority of games are able to use (most games cannot use more than four cores). Ryzen 5 CPUs offer gamers better value for money than the eight core Ryzen 7 models released last month. With six cores the 1600 is approximately 75% better at multi-threaded tasks than Intel's quad core i5 flagship – the similarly priced i5-7600K, the 1600 however, has 25% lower single and 33% lower quad core scores. The 1600 has stock base/boost clock speeds of 3.2/3.6 GHz and its price tag of $219 includes a cooler. Assuming a modest overclock of 10% brings the 1600 within striking range of the 1600X which is the Ryzen 5 flagship. The 1600X sports stock base/boost clocks of 3.6/4.0 GHz but costs $30 more than the 1600 and ships without a cooler included in the box. The Ryzen 5 1600 is the best value for money six core CPU we have seen to date. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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