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AMD FX-8350 vs FX-9370

Mini Review

AMD FX-8350 advantages

  • This processor is 43% more energy efficient.
  • The official price of the microprocessor is much lower than the price of the AMD FX-9370.

AMD FX-9370 advantages

  • The AMD FX-9370 has higher operating frequency than the AMD FX-8350, as a result the AMD FX-9370 has better performance in most applications.

FX-8350 vs FX-9370 specifications comparison

The charts below demonstrate the difference between AMD FX-9370 and AMD FX-8350 most important features. These characteristics, together with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a CPU performs. The "Operating frequency" graph uses dark color for base frequency, whereas lighter area is for extra frequency, provided by Turbo feature. Darker area on the "On-chip cache" graph is for the On-chip L2 cache. Lighter area is for the L3 cache cache. While the L3 cache cache is usually larger than the On-chip L2 cache, it is always slower.

The number of cores / threads
9
7.2
5.4
3.6
1.8
0
 
 
8
 
8
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
6
4.8
3.6
2.4
1.2
0
 
 
4.2GHz
 
4.7GHz
 
 
Higher is better
On-chip L2 + L3 cache
20
16
12
8
4
0
 
 
16MB
 
16MB
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
300
240
180
120
60
0
 
 
125W
 
220W
 
 
Lower is better
Current official price
300
240
180
120
60
0
 
 
$195
 
$224
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD FX-8350       - AMD FX-9370

Detailed side by side comparison of AMD FX-8350 vs AMD FX-9370 specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

FX-8350 FX-9370
General recommendations:
Needs less power,
Somewhat cheaper
  General recommendations:
Clocked higher

Drawbacks:

Operates at lower frequency
 

Drawbacks:

Requires considerably more power,
Priced somewhat higher

Similar processors

FX-8350 FX-9370
 

Similar microprocessors use the same core and fit the same socket as FX-8350 and AMD FX-9370.

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Specifications

Please visit AMD FX-8350 and AMD FX-9370 pages for more detailed specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD FX-8350AMD FX-9370
Market segmentDesktop
ManufacturerAMD
FamilyFX-Series
Basic details
Model numberFX-8350FX-9370
CPU part numberFD8350FRW8KHKFD9370FHW8KHK
Box part numberFD8350FRHKBOXFD9370FHHKWOF
FD9370FHHKWOX
Introduction dateOctober 23, 2012June 11, 2013
Current official price$195 (as of Apr 2014)$224 (as of Apr 2014)
 
CPU features
Core nameVishera
Platform nameVolan
MicroarchitecturePiledriver
Technology (micron)0.032
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket AM3+
Frequency (MHz)40004400
Turbo Frequency (MHz)42004700
Bus speed (MHz)2600 (HT/QPI) 
L1 cache256 KB (code) / 128 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)8192
L3 cache (KB)8192
TDP (Watt)125220
Cores8
Threads8
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
AES / Advanced Encryption Standard+
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions+
BMI1 / Bit Manipulation+
F16C / 16-bit Floating-Point conversion+
FMA3 / 3-operand Fused Multiply-Add+
FMA4 / 4-operand Fused Multiply-Add+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+
SSE4.2+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+
XOP / eXtended Operations+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Turbo Core / Turbo Boost+
Unlocked multiplier+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeNone
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers1
Memory channels2
Supported memoryDDR3-1866
Maximum memory bandwidth (GB/s)29.9
Notes:

Rows with different specifications or features are highlighted.

For detailed specifications of "AMD FX-8350" or "AMD FX-9370" parts please click on the links in the table header.

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