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AMD FX-8350

AMD FX-8350

The AMD FX-8350 is a fast desktop octa-core processor (4 modules) of the "Vishera" FX series.  In contrast to APUs like the A10-5800K, the FX models doesn't have a GPU. However, the FX-8350 integrates a DDR3-1866 memory controller and an unlocked multiplicator for easy overclocking.

The design of the chip is based on the Bulldozer architecture (Piledriver cores), which consists of so-called modules. Each of the four modules integrates 2 integer units, but only one FPU. Vishera supports nearly all current techniques such as AVX (including FMA), AES or Turbo Core.

In terms of performance, the FX-8350 can not quite keep up with the fastest competing models from Intel. On average, the performance is about on par with a Core i5 processor of the Ivy Bridge generation, but there can be significant differences depending on the application: In well parallelized software the FX-8350 reaches the more expensive Core i7-3770K, while less optimized tasks will run significantly slower.

The power consumption of the entire chip is rated at 125 watts (TDP).

SeriesAMD FX-Series (Desktop)
CodenameVishera
Clock Rate4000 - 4200 MHz
Level 1 Cache384 KB
Level 2 Cache8192 KB
Level 3 Cache8192 KB
Number of Cores / Threads8 / 8
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)125 Watt
Transistor Count1200 Million
Manufacturing Technology32 nm
Die Size315 mm2
SocketAM3+
FeaturesMMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AMD64, AMD-V, AES, AVX, CLMUL, CVT16, EVP, FMA4, XOP, Turbo Core, HT3.1
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationAMD-V
Announcement Date10/23/2012

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 97      avg: 97 (55%)     median: 97 (55%)     max: 97 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 636      avg: 636 (41%)     median: 636 (41%)     max: 636 Points
3DMark (2013) - Fire Strike Standard Physics 1920x1080
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min: 7681      avg: 7744 (47%)     median: 7744 (47%)     max: 7807 Points
3DMark (2013) - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 5793      avg: 5802.5 (15%)     median: 5802.5 (15%)     max: 5812 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
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min: 40674      avg: 40674 (70%)     median: 40674 (70%)     max: 40674 Points
3DMark (2013) - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
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min: 40812      avg: 41257 (76%)     median: 41257 (76%)     max: 41702 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
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min: 4211      avg: 4211 (45%)     median: 4211 (45%)     max: 4211 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
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min: 4164      avg: 4164 (47%)     median: 4164 (47%)     max: 4164 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
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min: 16556      avg: 16556 (94%)     median: 16556 (94%)     max: 16556 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
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min: 11857      avg: 11857 (76%)     median: 11857 (76%)     max: 11857 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
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min: 11198      avg: 11198 (78%)     median: 11198 (78%)     max: 11198 Points
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
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min: 0.423      avg: 0.4 (25%)     median: 0.4 (25%)     max: 0.423 GB/s
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
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min: 0.749      avg: 0.7 (47%)     median: 0.7 (47%)     max: 0.749 GB/s
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
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min: 3.6      avg: 3.6 (41%)     median: 3.6 (41%)     max: 3.6 GB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
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min: 43.5      avg: 43.5 (51%)     median: 43.5 (51%)     max: 43.5 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
0% 100%
min: 138.5      avg: 138.8 (72%)     median: 138.8 (72%)     max: 139 fps
WinRAR - Result
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min: 4562      avg: 4562 (63%)     median: 4562 (63%)     max: 4562 KB/s
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m
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min: 246      avg: 246 (3%)     median: 246 (3%)     max: 246 seconds
wPrime 2.0x - 32m
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min: 7.96      avg: 8.3 (2%)     median: 8.3 (2%)     max: 8.71 seconds
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
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min: 7230      avg: 7230 (55%)     median: 7230 (55%)     max: 7230 points
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
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min: 22045      avg: 22045 (56%)     median: 22045 (56%)     max: 22045 Points
3DMark 06 - CPU -
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min: 6648      avg: 6648 (75%)     median: 6648 (75%)     max: 6648 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
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min: 1.1      avg: 1.1 (55%)     median: 1.1 (55%)     max: 1.1 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
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min: 6.89      avg: 6.9 (39%)     median: 6.9 (39%)     max: 6.89 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
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min: 4346      avg: 4435 (52%)     median: 4435 (52%)     max: 4524 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
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min: 23538      avg: 23596 (66%)     median: 23596 (66%)     max: 23654 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
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min: 3201      avg: 3201 (48%)     median: 3201 (48%)     max: 3201 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 16904      avg: 16904 (49%)     median: 16904 (49%)     max: 16904 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M -
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min: 21.6      avg: 21.6 (5%)     median: 21.6 (5%)     max: 21.6 Seconds
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M -
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min: 48.1      avg: 48.1 (2%)     median: 48.1 (2%)     max: 48.1 Seconds
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M -
0% 100%
min: 1357.3      avg: 1357.3 (6%)     median: 1357.3 (6%)     max: 1357.3 Seconds
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

#0 Did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old +0.001s ... 0.001s

#1 min, max, avg, median took 0.00023365020751953s +0.376s ... 0.377s

#2 return log +0.001s ... 0.378s

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Other CPUs of the series AMD FX-Series (Desktop)

» AMD FX-Series (Desktop) FX-8350
   4 GHz / 8 MB + 8 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i7 2860QM
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i7 2920XM
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB + 8 MB
- Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 3470
   3.2 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- Intel Core i7 3615QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
- Intel Core i7 3610QM
   2.3 GHz / 1 MB + 6 MB
» AMD FX-Series (Desktop) FX-8350
   4 GHz / 8 MB + 8 MB
+ Intel Core i7 (Desktop) 975
   3.33 GHz / 1024 KB + 8192 KB
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2500K
   3.3 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i7 3632QM
   2.2 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i7 2760QM
   2.4 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
+ Intel Core i5 (Desktop) 2400
   3.1 GHz / 1024 KB + 6144 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2013-05- 4)