Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i3-540

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350


Intel Core i3-540

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Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model FD8350FRHKHBX BX80616I3540
Release Date May 2016 October 2010
Effective Value - -
TDP 125 Watts 73 Watts
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Series FX-8000 Series Core i3
Core Name Vishera Clarkdale
Socket AM3+ LGA1156
Integrated Graphics No Intel HD Graphics
CPU Cores 8 2
CPU Threads 8 4
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3060MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - -
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 32 nm 32 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - -
Cache L3 8.00MB 4.00MB
Critic Reviews

"The AMD FX-8350 CPU improves company's standing against Intel but doesn't rewrite the rules of the..."

by PC Mag

"The Intel range The Core i3 500 range arrived in January 2010, and is made up of dual-core processors with Hyper-threading.Based on the Clarkdale architecture, they have 4 MB of L3 cache and use an 1156 socket. Engineered at 32 nm, their Thermal..."

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Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i3-540. Analyze head-to-head all specifications and features to find out the better CPU.

Comparison summary

Reasons to pick the AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350:

  • 44% cheaper, you can save $58.98.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 6 years later.
  • 6 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+940MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i3-540:

  • Around 42% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel HD Graphics).
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