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8 Cores, 16 Threads @3.4GHz, Zen.
Release date: Q1 2017.

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 48,395 user samples
34,382 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 99% Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 76% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 76% Great: 99%
SPEED RANK: 36th / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
14,013 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 64% Base clock 4.8 GHz
Worst Bench: 45% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 45% Great: 64%
SPEED RANK: 267th / 1129
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.4 % Much faster effective speed.
+58%
55.8 %
SC Mixed
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
105 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+40%
75 Pts
QC Mixed
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
412 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+51%
273 Pts
MC Mixed
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1167 Pts Hugely faster multi-core speed.
+145%
477 Pts
SC Mixed
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
116 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+38%
84 Pts
QC Mixed
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
467 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+45%
321 Pts
MC Mixed
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1322 Pts Hugely faster OC multi-core speed.
+140%
550 Pts
Market Share
Based on 11,528,687 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.56 % Hugely higher market share.
+195%
0.19 %
Value
Value For Money
106 % Much better value.
+37%
77.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
107 % Much more popular.
+73%
62 %
Price
Price (score)
$180 $123 Much cheaper.
+32%
Age
Newest
19 Months Much more recent.
+61%
49 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts More energy efficient.
+24%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
14 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+56%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 4 GHz Faster base frequency.
+18%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 4.3 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+13%
SC Int
Single Core Integer Speed
112 Pts Faster single-core int speed.
+25%
89.8 Pts
SC Float
Single Core Floating Point Speed
122 Pts Much faster single-core fp speed.
+55%
78.9 Pts
QC Int
Quad Core Integer Speed
446 Pts Much faster quad-core int speed.
+32%
337 Pts
QC Float
Quad Core Floating Point Speed
485 Pts Much faster quad-core fp speed.
+64%
295 Pts
MC Int
Multi Core Integer Speed
1279 Pts Hugely faster multi-core int speed.
+126%
566 Pts
MC Float
Multi Core Floating Point Speed
1333 Pts Hugely faster multi-core fp speed.
+177%
481 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
None None
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The AMD Ryzen 7 1700X isn't due for release until next week but two of our users has already submitted benchmarks. Comparing the quad and single core scores from our samples shows a relative 4.3% boost on the single core score so it’s possible that turbo wasn’t fully engaged (12% turbo boost expected). These preliminary results are seriously impressive as they put Zen’s IPC between 0% and 9% below Intel’s Kaby Lake. Even in the worst case scenario these results are still impressive. Comparing Intel’s $1,000 6900K and the 1700X shows that AMD delivers comparable performance for half the price! A shake-up of the CPU market will unfold as Zen rolls out. If Ryzen CPUs can overclock to 4.6+ GHz they will likely dominate the entire market putting a very welcome end to the monotonous tick-tock of recent years. [Feb '17 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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