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8 Cores, 8 Threads @4.0GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 248,801 user samples
1,634 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 83% Base clock 4.45 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 62% Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 0.65 GHz (avg)
Poor: 62% Great: 83%
SPEED RANK: 95th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 161%
UFO
247,167 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 54% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 38% Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 38% Great: 54%
SPEED RANK: 378th / 1206
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
74.6 % Much faster effective speed.
+53%
48.6 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
110 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+50%
73.2 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
216 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+52%
142 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
415 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+55%
267 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
804 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+78%
452 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
122 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+51%
81 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
242 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+50%
161 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
466 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+52%
307 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
912 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+73%
528 Pts
Market Share
Based on 22,484,734 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.02 % 0.98 % Insanely higher market share.
+4,800%
Value
Value For Money
45.3 % 59.9 % Much better value.
+32%
User Rating
UBM User Rating
94 % Much more popular.
+38%
68 %
Price
Price (score)
$1,700 $130 Hugely cheaper.
+92%
Age
Newest
15+ Months Hugely more recent.
+83%
86 Months
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
4885 Pts Hugely faster OC 64-core speed.
+825%
528 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
4093 Pts Hugely faster 64-core speed.
+792%
459 Pts
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In terms of raw single-core performance the flagship AMD FX-8350 is lagging behind intel's processor line-up by over two generations. The PassMark Single Thread scores for the i5-2500K vs the FX-8350 are 1863 to 1520 which shows that in terms of raw per-core processing the FX-8350 is lagging the two year old i5 by 23%. Where the AMD FX makes up is on multi-core performance, with a score of 9156 vs 6745, the AMD leads the Intel 2500K by 36% making it the far more capable multi-threaded server orientated performer. The AMD is also cheaper but significantly more power hungry which counts strongly against it as a server proposition. The FX-8350 could be a good fit for specific server use cases but for general consumer use, which is single and dual core intensive, Intel's two year old i5-2500K delivers better performance. [May '13 CPUPro]

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Processor Rankings (Price vs Performance) December 2019 CPU Rankings.

We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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