Intel Core i5-4670 vs AMD FX-8320

Price now 161$
Games supported 86%
AMD FX-8320
AMD FX-8320
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  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Intel Core i5-4670
Intel Core i5-4670
  • Interface
  • Core clock speed
  • Max video memory
  • Memory type
  • Memory clock speed
  • Maximum resolution
Price now 503$
Games supported 87%

General info

Comparing FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

Place in performance rating12231211
Value for money0.900.30
Market segmentDesktop processorDesktop processor
Architecture codenameVishera (2012−2015)Haswell (2013−2015)
Release date23 October 2012 (10 years old)2 June 2013 (9 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)no data$360
Current price$161 $503 (1.4x MSRP)
Value for money

Performance per price, higher is better.

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Technical specs

FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 basic parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of CPU speed, though for more precise assessment you have to consider their test results.

Physical cores8 (Octa-Core)4 (Quad-Core)
Base clock speed3.5 GHz3.4 GHz
Boost clock speed4 GHz3.8 GHz
L1 cacheno data64 KB (per core)
L2 cache8192 KB256 KB (per core)
L3 cacheno data6144 KB (shared)
Chip lithography32 nm22 nm
Die size315 mm2177 mm2
Maximum core temperature61 °C73 °C
Maximum case temperature (TCase)no data72 °C
Number of transistors1,200 million1,400 million
64 bit support++
Windows 11 compatibility--
Unlocked multiplier1-
P0 Vcore voltageMin: 1.2 V - Max: 1.4 Vno data


Information on FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 compatibility with other computer components: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration11
Thermal design power (TDP)125 Watt84 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-8320 and Core i5-4670. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensionsno dataIntel® SSE4.1, Intel® SSE4.2, Intel® AVX2
FMA+no data
vProno data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
Enhanced SpeedStep (EIST)no data+
My WiFino data+
Turbo Boost Technologyno data2.0
Hyper-Threading Technologyno data-
TSXno data-
TSXno data+
Idle Statesno data+
Thermal Monitoringno data+
SIPPno data+
FDIno data+

Security technologies

FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 technologies aimed at improving security, for example, by protecting against hacks.

TXTno data+
EDBno data+
Secure Keyno data+
Identity Protectionno data+
OS Guardno data+
Anti-Theftno data+

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 are enumerated here.

AMD-V+no data
VT-dno data+
VT-xno data+
EPTno data+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by FX-8320 and Core i5-4670. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR3DDR3
Maximum memory sizeno data32 GB
Max memory channelsno data2
Maximum memory bandwidthno data25.6 GB/s
ECC memory supportno data-

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics cardno dataIntel HD Graphics 4600
Max video memoryno data2 GB
Quick Sync Videono data+
Clear Video HDno data+
Graphics max frequencyno data1.2 GHz
InTru 3Dno data+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 integrated GPUs.

Number of displays supportedno data3
eDPno data+
DisplayPortno data+
HDMIno data+
VGAno data+

Graphics image quality

Maximum display resolutions supported by FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 integrated GPUs, including resolutions over different interfaces.

Max resolution over HDMI 1.4no data4096x2304@24Hz
Max resolution over eDPno data3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over DisplayPortno data3840x2160@60Hz
Max resolution over VGAno data1920x1200@60Hz

Graphics API support

APIs supported by FX-8320 and Core i5-4670 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXno data11.2/12
OpenGLno data4.3


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by FX-8320 and Core i5-4670.

PCIe versionn/aUp to 3.0
PCI Express lanesno data16

Benchmark performance

Various benchmark results of the processors in comparison. Overall score is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

FX-8320 4.30
i5-4670 4.37
  • Passmark
  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Physics


Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 67%

FX-8320 5420
i5-4670 5512

Core i5-4670 outperforms FX-8320 by 2% in Passmark.

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

FX-8320 458
i5-4670 1130

Core i5-4670 outperforms FX-8320 by 147% in GeekBench 5 Single-Core.

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 37%

FX-8320 1782
i5-4670 3124

Core i5-4670 outperforms FX-8320 by 75% in GeekBench 5 Multi-Core.

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

Benchmark coverage: 4%

FX-8320 6460
i5-4670 6420

FX-8320 outperforms Core i5-4670 by 1% in 3DMark Fire Strike Physics.

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of FX-8320 and Core i5-4670. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) no data 23 Mh/s

Gaming performance

Advantages and disadvantages

Performance rating 4.30 4.37
Recency 23 October 2012 2 June 2013
Boost clock speed 4000 3800
Base clock speed 3500 3400
Chip lithography 32 nm 22 nm
Thermal design power (TDP) 125 Watt 84 Watt

Technical City couldn't decide between

AMD FX-8320


Intel Core i5-4670
Core i5-4670

The differences in performance seem too small.

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Competitors of FX-8320 by Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-8320 from Intel is Core i5-6440EQ, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

Intel Core i5-6440EQ Core i5 6440EQ

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Competitors of Core i5-4670 by AMD

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Core i5-4670 by AMD is FX-8320, which is slower by 2% and lower by 12 positions in our rating.

AMD FX-8320 FX 8320

Here are some closest AMD rivals to Core i5-4670:

FX-8350 107.78
Core i5-4670 100
FX-8320 98.4
FX-8300 95.88
FX-8370E 95.65

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