AMD FX-8350 vs Ryzen 7 4800H

General info

Comparing FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and price.

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Market segment
Desktop processor
AMD FX-Series (Desktop)
AMD Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU)
Architecture codename
Renoir (Zen 2)
Launch date
23 October 2012 (8 years ago)
6 January 2020 (1 year ago)
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Technical specs

FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H 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 cores
8 (Octa-Core)
8 (Octa-Core)
Base clock speed
4 GHz
2.9 GHz
Boost clock speed
4.2 GHz
4.2 GHz
L1 cache
no data
512 KB
L2 cache
8192 KB
4 MB
L3 cache
no data
8 MB
Chip lithography
32 nm
7 nm
Die size
315 mm2
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Maximum core temperature
61 °C
105 °C
Number of transistors
1,200 million
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64 bit support
Unlocked multiplier
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.2 V - Max: 1.4 V
no data


Information on FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H 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 configuration
Thermal design power (TDP)
125 Watt
45 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Instruction set extensions
MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, SSE4a, AMD64, AMD-V, AES, AVX, CLMUL, CVT16, EVP, FMA4, XOP, Turbo Core, HT3.1

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H are enumerated here.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel quantity of RAM supported by FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H. Depending on the motherboards, higher memory frequencies may be supported.

Supported memory types
Not Listed

Graphics specifications

General parameters of integrated GPUs, if any.

Integrated graphics card
no data


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H.

PCIe version
no data

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-8350 6.76
Ryzen 7 4800H 21.90 +224%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Cinebench R10 is an ancient ray tracing benchmark for processors by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. Its single core version uses just one CPU thread to render a futuristic looking motorcycle.

FX-8350 3201
Ryzen 7 4800H 5684 +77.6%

3DMark06 CPU

3DMark06 is a discontinued DirectX 9 benchmark suite from Futuremark. Its CPU part contains two scenarios, one dedicated to artificial intelligence pathfinding, another to game physics using PhysX package.

FX-8350 6648
Ryzen 7 4800H 12683 +90.8%

TrueCrypt AES

TrueCrypt is a discontinued piece of software that was widely used for on-the-fly-encryption of disk partitions, now superseded by VeraCrypt. It contains several embedded performance tests, one of them being TrueCrypt AES, which measures data encryption speed using AES algorithm. Result is encryption speed in gigabytes per second.

FX-8350 3.6
Ryzen 7 4800H 10.3 +186.1%

x264 encoding pass 2

x264 Pass 2 is a slower variant of x264 video compression that produces a variable bit rate output file, which results in better quality since the higher bit rate is used when it is needed more. Benchmark result is still measured in frames per second.  

FX-8350 44
Ryzen 7 4800H 103 +134.1%

x264 encoding pass 1

x264 version 4.0 is a video encoding benchmark uses MPEG 4 x264 compression method to compress a sample HD (720p) video. Pass 1 is a faster variant that produces a constant bit rate output file. Its result is measured in frames per second, which means how many frames of the source video file were encoded per second.  

FX-8350 139
Ryzen 7 4800H 216 +55.4%

WinRAR 4.0

WinRAR 4.0 is an outdated version of a popular file archiver. It contains an internal speed test, using 'Best' setting of RAR compression on large chunks of randomly generated data. Its results are measured in kilobytes per second.

FX-8350 4562
Ryzen 7 4800H 4601 +0.9%

wPrime 32

wPrime 32M is a math multi-thread processor test, which calculates square roots of first 32 million integer numbers. Its result is measured in seconds, so that the less is benchmark result, the faster the processor.

FX-8350 8.34
Ryzen 7 4800H 3.38 +146.7%

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 15 Multi Core (sometimes called Multi-Thread) is a variant of Cinebench R15 which uses all the processor threads.

FX-8350 636
Ryzen 7 4800H 1854 +191.5%

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R15 (standing for Release 15) is a benchmark made by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version (sometimes called Single-Thread) only uses a single processor thread to render a room full of reflective spheres and light sources.

FX-8350 97
Ryzen 7 4800H 188 +93.8%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 11.5 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R11.5 which uses all the processor threads. A maximum of 64 threads is supported in this version.

FX-8350 6.9
Ryzen 7 4800H 21.1 +205.8%

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

Cinebench R11.5 is an old benchmark by Maxon, authors of Cinema 4D. It was superseded by later versions of Cinebench, which use more modern variants of Cinema 4D engine. The Single Core version loads a single thread with ray tracing to render a glossy room full of crystal spheres and light sources.

FX-8350 1.1
Ryzen 7 4800H 2.18 +98.2%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

Cinebench Release 10 Multi Core is a variant of Cinebench R10 using all the processor threads. Possible number of threads is limited by 16 in this version.

FX-8350 16904
Ryzen 7 4800H 37276 +120.5%


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.

FX-8350 5936
Ryzen 7 4800H 19223 +223.8%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good FX-8350 and Ryzen 7 4800H are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately. Also, your gaming PC must have a decent enough GPU to perform well.

FX-8350 satisfies the 99% minimum and 92% recommended requirements of all games known to us.


Ryzen 7 4800H satisfies the 100% minimum and 100% recommended requirements of all games known to us.


Competitors of FX-8350 from Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-8350 from Intel is Core i3-9300T, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to FX-8350:

Competitors of Ryzen 7 4800H from Intel

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Ryzen 7 4800H from Intel is Core i7-11850H, which is faster by 5% and higher by 26 positions in our rating.

Here are some closest Intel rivals to Ryzen 7 4800H:

Advantages of AMD FX-8350

Cheaper ($228 vs $1141)

Higher base clock speed (4000 vs 2900 MHz)

AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)



Advantages of AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

224% faster (about 3 times) in synthetic tests

Much newer (6 January 2020 vs 23 October 2012)

Higher boost clock speed (4200 vs 4000 MHz)

Finer manufacturing process technology (7 vs 32 nm)

Lower power consumption (45W vs 125W), meaning that the rival with higher TDP might require a better cooler or other thermal solution.

AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)

x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)

So, which one is the better CPU?

Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Ryzen 7 4800H.

Be aware that FX-8350 is a desktop processor while Ryzen 7 4800H is a notebook one.

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