AMDFD837EWMHKBOX
AMD100-100000071BOX

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

8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.6GHz, Zen2.
Release date: Q3 2019.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 242,857 user samples
4,097 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Base clock 5 GHz
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 409th / 1255
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
238,760 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 4.35 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.55 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 57th / 1255
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
63.7 % 87.1 % Much faster effective speed.
+37%
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
85.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+7%
79.4 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
67.2 Pts 134 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+99%
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
127 Pts 266 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+109%
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
230 Pts 509 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+121%
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
383 Pts 922 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+141%
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.2 Pts +5% 89 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
80.7 Pts 141 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+75%
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
154 Pts 281 Pts Hugely faster OC dual-core speed.
+82%
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
288 Pts 548 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+90%
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
511 Pts 1021 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+100%
Market Share
Based on 30,436,786 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.01 % 3.36 % Insanely higher market share.
+33,500%
Value
Value For Money
78.5 % 86.8 % Better value.
+11%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
57 % 172 % Hugely more popular.
+202%
Price
Price (score)
$130 Much cheaper.
+54%
$283
Age
Newest
70 Months 12 Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts 65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
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 7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+78%
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.3 GHz 3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.4 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
511 Pts 1497 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+193%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
390 Pts 1406 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+261%
Series
CPU Architecture
Piledriver Zen2
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 3700X is a $320 USD 8-core, 16-thread mid-range Ryzen 3000 series CPU. Out of the box, the 3700X, 3600X and 3600 achieve similar quad core speeds but the 16 threaded 3700X is 30% faster at multi-core computations than the 12 threaded 3600X. Comparing the 3700X to Intel’s i7-9700K shows that, when overclocked, the 3700X is 26% faster at 64-core computations but 13% slower for gaming and desktop (sub eight core performance). Unlike lower end Ryzen 3000 SKUs, the 3700X comes with a half decent cooler but AMD should not have bothered since a $20 aftermarket cooler is still quieter, easier to change, and better at cooling. With a Gammaxx 400 cooler we were able to maintain a 43.25x OC during our EFps tests. We had to use a fixed clock OC (rather than Offset/PBO) to avoid significant frame drops in Fortnite. With strong single-core scores, the 3700X should offer very strong gaming performance but in reality it is let down by its memory controller, which, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency. The heavily hyped 3700X, paired with a 2060S, offers real world gaming performance comparable to the $80 USD entry level 4-core, 4-thread Intel Core i3-9100F. At $320 USD, the 3700X offers reasonable value to full time media encoders but general desktop users, gamers and even streamers should look elsewhere. Streaming with dedicated hardware such as NVENC or a separate stream PC will nearly always result in fewer dropped frames. The 3700X severely bottlenecks a 2070S: gamers should investigate the 9600K, which is both cheaper and faster[Jul '19 CPUPro]

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