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8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.3GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2014.

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Real World Speed
Performance profile from 42,153 user samples
3,084 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 28% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 28% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 468th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
39,069 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 76% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 55% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 55% Great: 76%
SPEED RANK: 166th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
42.4 % 66.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+57%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
65.4 Pts 103 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+57%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
124 Pts 199 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+60%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
229 Pts 356 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+55%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
383 Pts 567 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+48%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.6 Pts 113 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+37%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
156 Pts 224 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+44%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
298 Pts 424 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+42%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
518 Pts 642 Pts Faster OC octa-core speed.
+24%
Market Share
Based on 22,485,059 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.2 % Hugely higher market share.
+900%
Value
Value For Money
52.3 % 81.1 % Much better value.
+55%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % 93 % Much more popular.
+60%
Price
Price (score)
$130 +4% $135
Age
Newest
63 Months 31 Months Much more recent.
+51%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
4 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.5 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+6%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz Faster turbo frequency.
+16%
3.7 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
523 Pts 645 Pts Faster OC 64-core speed.
+23%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
389 Pts 577 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+48%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Zen
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM3+ AM4
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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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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The quad core and octa threaded Ryzen 1500X is a sub-$200 chip based on AMD's latest Zen architecture. It is released this month as part of the Ryzen 5 launch – a mid-market range specced out to challenge Intel's i5 series and yield considerably better multi-threaded performance at budget prices. Comparing the i5-7600K shows that the 7600K is 20% faster for single and quad core workloads but looses by 20% for multi-core workloads. The Ryzen 5 line-up also includes the 6 core 12 threaded 1600X. By comparison, the 1500X is 24% less expensive, comes with a Wraith Spire cooler and impressively yields very similar single and quad core performance, but multi-core performance lags 50% behind the 1600X. Both chips can be overclocked, but out the box, the base and boost clock speeds are 3.5GHz and 3.7GHz for the 1500X and 3.6GHz and 4.0GHz for the 1600X. The 1500X is a very reasonable CPU for the money, which thanks to AMD's recent IPC improvements, punches far above its weight for multi-threaded performance by Intel's standards. [Apr '17 CPUPro]

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