AMD100-100000031BOX
AMDFD8370FRHKBOX

8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q3 2014.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 785,926 user samples
756,242 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 92% Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 92%
SPEED RANK: 84th / 1289
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
29,684 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 72% Base clock 4.9 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 57% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 57% Great: 72%
SPEED RANK: 380th / 1289
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
84.6 % Faster effective speed.
+28%
66.1 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
78.8 Pts 83.1 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+5%
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
131 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+77%
73.9 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
257 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+81%
142 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
485 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+82%
266 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
804 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+76%
457 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
87.2 Pts 92.2 Pts Slightly lower OC memory latency.
+6%
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
137 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+69%
81.2 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+71%
159 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
539 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+78%
302 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
881 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+66%
532 Pts
Market Share
Based on 40,330,385 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
5.05 % Insanely higher market share.
+10,000%
0.05 %
Value
Value For Money
92.6 % Better value.
+26%
73.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
91 % Much more popular.
+62%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$200 $190 Slightly cheaper.
+5%
Age
Newest
19 Months Much more recent.
+75%
77 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+48%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
6 cores 8 cores Much higher core count.
+33%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
12 threads Much higher thread count.
+50%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+78%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz 4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+11%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.2 GHz 4.3 GHz +2%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1133 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+113%
531 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1052 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+128%
461 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 is a 6-core, 12-threaded processor which succeeds the Ryzen 5 2600 improving upon it by 13% in terms of overclocked performance. The 3600 is in competition with Intel’s 6-core i5-9600K. AMD continues to push the multi-core performance envelope: benchmarks show that the 3600 has a 27% overclocked 64-core lead over the 9600K but that the i5-9600K leads by 14% on single to hex core workloads which translates to 10% higher EFps in most of the today’s top games (e.g. PUBG, GTAV and CSGO). Additionally, the 3600's memory controller, although significantly improved over previous Ryzen iterations, still has limited bandwidth and high latency which adversely impacts gaming. Weaknesses in memory architecture are not readily picked up by CPU benchmarks but they are apparent whilst gaming. Cheaper CPUs such as the 9400F deliver better gaming performance in nearly all of today’s popular games. At $190 USD, the 3600 offers good value for purely workstation tasks such as film production but 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 masterfully hyped Ryzen 3600 may well be the best CPU for multimedia producers on a tight budget but in today's market there are faster and less expensive alternatives for gamers, streamers and general desktop users. [Jun '19 CPUPro]

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The FX-8370 is a top of the range black edition Vishera eight core processor based on AMD’s Piledriver architecture. It was launched in September 2014 and is both cheaper and faster than the FX-8350. The FX range offers high performance and this particular processor holds a world record for reaching an incredible 8.7 GHz when overclocked under lab conditions. For typical users however, the FX-8370 runs at 4.0/4.3 GHz (base/turbo) and typically hits 5.0 GHz when overclocked. Its effective speed is 83 which is currently only exceeded by AMD's 20% more expensive FX-9590 (scoring 85), making it relatively good value for money. Eight cores aren’t necessary for most applications, but things are changing and if you heavily rely on multi-threaded applications then the FX-8370 may be a good choice. [Dec '14 CPUPro]

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