AMD FX-8370: specs and benchmarks

AMD FX-8370


AMD started AMD FX-8370 sales 2 September 2014. This is Vishera architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 8 cores and 8 threads, and is based on 32nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4300 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM3+ processor with a TDP of 125 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 7.05 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.

General info

Of FX-8370 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

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Market segment
Desktop processor
Architecture codename
Launch date
2 September 2014 (6 years ago)
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Technical specs

Basic processor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores
Base clock speed
4 GHz
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed
4.3 GHz
L2 cache
8192 KB
Chip lithography
32 nm
of 5 (Apple M1)
Die size
315 mm2
Maximum core temperature
61 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
1,200 million
of 16000 (Apple M1)
64 bit support
Unlocked multiplier
P0 Vcore voltage
Min: 1.2 V - Max: 1.4 V


Information on FX-8370 compatibility with other computer components and devices: 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.

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

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by FX-8370. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.


Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.


Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by FX-8370's memory controller.

Supported memory types
Not Listed
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)


Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe revision

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of FX-8370. Overall benchmark performance 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.



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


3DMark Fire Strike Physics


Game benchmarks

Let's see how good FX-8370 is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to FX-8370 from Intel is Core i7-3770S, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 3 positions in our rating.

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Advices and comments

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