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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 197,072 user samples
193,871 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 87% Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 75% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 75% Great: 87%
SPEED RANK: 53rd / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 82%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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3,201 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 5.05 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 30% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 30% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 452nd / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
82 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+92%
42.8 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
119 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+80%
66.2 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
235 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+88%
125 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
463 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+100%
231 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
855 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+121%
387 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1285 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+228%
392 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
126 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+53%
82.3 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
249 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+60%
156 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+64%
300 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
958 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+85%
519 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1383 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+164%
523 Pts
Market Share
Based on 21,817,177 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.12 % Insanely higher market share.
+10,500%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
92 % Much better value.
+75%
52.7 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
121 % Hugely more popular.
+109%
58 %
Price
Price (score)
$183 $130 Cheaper.
+29%
Age
Newest
18 Months Much more recent.
+71%
62 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
105 Watts 95 Watts Slightly more energy efficient.
+10%
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
8 cores 8 cores
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
16 threads Hugely higher thread count.
+100%
8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
12 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+62%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.7 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+12%
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.3 GHz 4.3 GHz
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen+ Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
AM4 AM3+
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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