AMD100-100000071BOX
AMDFD837EWMHKBOX

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

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

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 75,700 user samples
72,577 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 98% Base clock 3.65 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 82% Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Poor: 82% Great: 98%
SPEED RANK: 18th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
3,123 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 29% Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Poor: 29% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 464th / 1202
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
92.9 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+119%
42.5 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
135 Pts Hugely faster single-core speed.
+105%
65.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
269 Pts Hugely faster dual-core speed.
+115%
125 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
522 Pts Hugely faster quad-core speed.
+128%
229 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
952 Pts Hugely faster octa-core speed.
+148%
384 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
141 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+70%
82.8 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
281 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+79%
157 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
553 Pts Hugely faster OC quad-core speed.
+83%
303 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
1065 Pts Hugely faster OC octa-core speed.
+105%
520 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,380,599 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
2.1 % Insanely higher market share.
+10,400%
0.02 %
Value
Value For Money
90.2 % Much better value.
+72%
52.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
143 % Hugely more popular.
+147%
58 %
Price
Price (score)
$310 $130 Much cheaper.
+58%
Age
Newest
4 Months Hugely more recent.
+94%
63 Months
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
65 Watts Much more energy efficient.
+32%
95 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
7 nm Much newer manufacturing.
+78%
32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.6 GHz Slightly faster base frequency.
+9%
3.3 GHz
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
4.4 GHz +2% 4.3 GHz
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1511 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+188%
524 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1423 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+266%
389 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Zen2 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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