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FX-8350

The AMD FX-8350 has 8 cores that run at a clock speed of 4GHz.

It has an L3 cache size of 8MB, an L2 cache size of 8192KB, and an L1 cache size of 384KB.

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AMD FX-8350

Cores8More cores means more threads and therefore more processes can be run simultaneously
Speed4GHzClock frequency indicates processor speed, but is only reliable in comparisons between CPUs of the same family
CodenameVisheraThe code name given by the manufacturers
Release Date23 Oct 2012 The more recent the release, the more likely the CPU will receive up-to-date manufacturer support
TDP125WThe lower the TDP, the less power the CPU requires to run and thus the more efficient it is and the less heat it creates
L1 Cache384KBThe bigger the L1 cache, the more data can be stored for lightning CPU access to priority processes (though a bigger cache means a higher latency
L2 Cache8192KBAfter L1 cache, L2 is utilized for slower (but still very fast) data access
L3 Cache8MBThe L3 cache is the largest CPU cache, but still provides very quick access to data
Lithography32nmThe smaller the lithographic technology used, the less power is required to run the CPU, and the less heat is created during intense use
CPU SocketSocket AM3+The motherboard socket and CPU socket should match to indicate the CPU is compatible with the motherboard and will fit into it
Unlocked MultiplieryesAn unlocked clock multiplier means you can adjust the multiplier for an overclocking speed boost

FX-8350 compatibility review

Overall, the AMD FX-8350 has exceptional performance. Its 8 cores clocked at 4 GHz provide extremely swift processing speeds and allow many processes to be run simultaneously.

The CPU is now over 4 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. This processor will be dwarfed in performance by its modern counterparts, and will likely have very little support from AMD.

Created with lithographic technology sized at 32 nanometers, the FX-8350 is quite efficiently built, although with a Thermal Design Power of 125W it requires a large amount of power to run.

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3D Mark 11 Benchmark Score
9684 3D Mark 11
PassMark PerformanceTest Benchmark Score
3090 PassMark PerformanceTest
Hyper Pi Benchmark Score
23
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  • APB: Reloaded
    80
    Diablo III
    60
    Crysis 3
    84
    Antichamber
    60
    Assassins Creed 3
    40
    Medal of Honor: Warfighter
    80
  • Crysis 3
    70
    Pro Evolution Soccer 2013
    60
    Alan Wake
    60
    Far Cry 3
    30
    Saints Row 3
    70
    Battlefield Play4Free
    99
  • Sleeping Dogs
    40
    Battlefield Bad Company 2
    80
    Far Cry 3
    60
    Assassins Creed 3
    70
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
    99
    Gothic 4: Fall of Setarrif
    60
  • Crysis 3
    50
    Crysis 2
    60
    Battlefield 3
    60
    The Elder Scrolls V
    72
    Battlefield 3
    60
    Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned
    70
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FX-8350 Predicted Frames per second

Game name Frames per second
Grand Theft Auto V 55
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 134
The Witcher III 33
Battlefield 1 46
Fallout 4 53
Battlefield 4 70
Grand Theft Auto IV 53
Far Cry 4 45
Battlefield 3 64
Far Cry 3 58
The Elder Scrolls V 53
Minecraft 127
Assassins Creed 60
Watch Dogs 41
Assassins Creed: Unity 48
Assassins Creed 4 Black Flag 37
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor 44
Crysis 3 50
League of Legends 128
FIFA 15 75
Call of Duty: Ghosts 46
Team Fortress 2 60
Need For Speed: Most Wanted 2 52
Max Payne 3 60
Mafia III 38
Need for Speed: The Run 63
Rise of the Tomb Raider 51
Doom 4 79
Tomb Raider 62
ArmA III 43
Crysis 2 60
Guild Wars 2 45
Left 4 Dead 2 200
The Evil Within 50
Blade and Soul 45
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain 49
Black Desert Online 34
Mafia 2 60
Star Wars: Battlefront 48
Tom Clancys Splinter Cell: Blacklist 68
Saints Row 4 70
Dragon Age 3: Inquisition 19
Borderlands 2 82
No Mans Sky 45
Metro: Last Light 78
Payday 2 84
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