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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.7GHz, Zen+.
Release date: Q2 2018.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 145,371 user samples
2,894 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 62% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 36% Base clock 3.3 GHz
Poor: 36% Great: 62%
SPEED RANK: 380th / 1173
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
142,477 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 105% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 89% Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Poor: 89% Great: 105%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 1173
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
48.6 % 98.8 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+103%
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
68.1 Pts 119 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+75%
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
234 Pts 460 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+97%
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
404 Pts 1282 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+217%
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
82.6 Pts 126 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+53%
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
308 Pts 492 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+60%
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
537 Pts 1385 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+158%
Market Share
Based on 18,552,346 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 2.49 % Insanely higher market share.
+12,350%
Value
Value For Money
62.3 % 104 % Much better value.
+68%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 148 % Hugely more popular.
+160%
Price
Price (score)
$150 Much cheaper.
+40%
$252
Age
Newest
58 Months 15 Months Much more recent.
+74%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
105 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.3 GHz
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
88 Pts 121 Pts Much faster single-core int speed.
+38%
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
77.6 Pts 131 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+69%
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
327 Pts 474 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+45%
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
285 Pts 512 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+80%
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
551 Pts 1348 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+145%
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
469 Pts 1400 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+199%
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 8 core, 16 thread 2700X is AMD’s second generation Ryzen 7 flagship following in the wake of the Ryzen 7 1800X which continues to offer excellent multi-core value for money. This new Pinnacle Ridge processor features the Zen+ architecture with 12nm lithography compared to 14nm previously. Whilst there is no increase in the number of cores, the stock base / boost clocks appear to have received a bump up to 3.7 / 4.3 GHz from 3.6 / 4.0 GHz. The 2700X is compatible with both the new 400 series and 300 series of motherboards. Early benchmarks indicate that the 2700X has a slightly greater effective speed than the 1800X, although further benchmarks are necessary to quantify this. The expected launch price of $329 includes a Wraith Prism cooler and is in the same price bracket as the 1800X and Intel’s Coffee Lake i7-8700K. Whilst the 6 core, 12 thread 8700K beats the 2700X in single and quad core performance by about 10%, the 2700X wins on multi-core workloads. PC gaming and desktop performance is generally governed by four or less cores but the 2700X offers unbeatable value for money for workstation users. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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