IntelBX80623I72600
AMDFD8320FRHKBOX

4 Cores, 8 Threads @3.4GHz, Sandy Bridge.
Release date: Q1 2011.

8 Cores, 8 Threads @3.5GHz, Piledriver.
Release date: Q4 2012.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 212,442 user samples
116,183 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 79% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 60% Base clock 3.4 GHz
Poor: 60% Great: 79%
SPEED RANK: 253rd / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
96,259 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 71% Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 52% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 1.35 GHz (avg)
Poor: 52% Great: 71%
SPEED RANK: 413th / 1257
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
72.1 % Faster effective speed.
+14%
63.5 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
88.6 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
83.5 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
90.8 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+36%
66.7 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
174 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+37%
127 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
304 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+29%
236 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
437 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
404 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
93.3 Pts +1% 92.4 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
99.5 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+30%
76.6 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
194 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+29%
150 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
366 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+29%
283 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
481 Pts 496 Pts +3%
Market Share
Based on 31,454,052 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.43 % Much higher market share.
+79%
0.24 %
Value
Value For Money
78.5 % Slightly better value.
+7%
73.6 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
87 % More popular.
+30%
67 %
Price
Price (score)
$204 $163 Cheaper.
+20%
Age
Newest
115 Months 94 Months More recent.
+18%
TDP
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
95 Watts More energy efficient.
+24%
125 Watts
Cores
CPU Processing Cores
4 cores 8 cores Hugely higher core count.
+100%
Threads
CPU Processing Threads
8 threads 8 threads
Lithography
Manufacturing process
32 nm 32 nm
Base Clock
Base Clock Speed
3.4 GHz 3.5 GHz +3%
Turbo Clock
Turbo Clock Speed
3.8 GHz 4 GHz Slightly faster turbo frequency.
+5%
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
483 Pts 500 Pts +4%
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
443 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+9%
408 Pts
Series
CPU Architecture
Sandy Bridge Piledriver
Socket
Motherboard Socket
LGA1155 AM3+
Graphics
Integrated Graphics
HD 2000 None
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The AMD FX-8320 has the same architecture and specs as the FX-8350, the only difference being the base/turbo clocks of 3.5/4.0 GHz for the 8320 vs 4.0/4.2 GHz for the 8350. Comparing the two models shows that the 8320 lags the 8350 at stock speeds by around 10% but broadly matches it when both processors are overclocked. This combined with the 8320's considerably lower price tag makes the 8320 the better value proposition. In terms of outright performance, as with all AMD CPUs, the FX series have very strong multi-core performance but lag Intel considerably in terms of single and dual-core throughput. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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