Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350

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Price
$108.99
$263.64
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 89
Brand AMD Intel
Model FD8350FRHKHBX BX80662I56400
Release Date May 2016 September 2015
Performance
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80th
Effective Value -
90th
TDP 125 Watts 65 Watts
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Pros -
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • Not much faster than Haswell
Series FX-8000 Series Core i5 6th Gen
Core Name Vishera Skylake
Socket AM3+ LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No HD Graphics 530
CPU Cores 8 4
CPU Threads 8 4
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 2700MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3300MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 32 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"What is the Intel Core i5-6400? The Core i5-6400 sits squarely in the middle of Intel's mainstream desktop processor range. Packing the latest Skylake architecture and 14nm manufacturing process as the company's flagship Core i7 6700K it has everythi ..."

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Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake. 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:

  • 59% cheaper, you can save $154.65.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 8 months later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1300MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6400 Skylake:

  • Around 48% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (HD Graphics 530).
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