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 281,599 user samples
163,868 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 78% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 58% Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 0.5 GHz (avg)
Poor: 58% Great: 78%
SPEED RANK: 304th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
117,731 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 69% Base clock 4.6 GHz
Worst Bench: 53% Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 53% Great: 69%
SPEED RANK: 458th / 1316
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
71 % Faster effective speed.
+13%
62.7 %
Memory
Avg. Memory Latency
86.5 Pts Slightly lower memory latency.
+6%
81.7 Pts
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
91 Pts Much faster single-core speed.
+36%
67 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
174 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+35%
129 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
303 Pts Faster quad-core speed.
+27%
238 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
436 Pts Slightly faster octa-core speed.
+8%
404 Pts
Memory
OC Memory Latency
92.9 Pts +2% 90.8 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
99.8 Pts Much faster OC single-core speed.
+32%
75.4 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
195 Pts Much faster OC dual-core speed.
+31%
149 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
365 Pts Much faster OC quad-core speed.
+32%
277 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
492 Pts +1% 489 Pts
Market Share
Based on 46,346,375 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
0.37 % Hugely higher market share.
+131%
0.16 %
Value
Value For Money
77.2 % Better value.
+19%
65 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
61 % Slightly more popular.
+9%
56 %
Price
Price (score)
$206 Cheaper.
+16%
$244
Age
Newest
128 Months 107 Months More recent.
+16%
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
494 Pts +1% 490 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
442 Pts Slightly faster 64-core speed.
+8%
409 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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