Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i5-6600K Skylake

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350

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Price
$108.99
$232.53
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand AMD Intel
Model FD8350FRHKHBX BX80662I56600K
Release Date May 2016 December 2014
Performance
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41st
Effective Value -
40th
TDP 125 Watts 91 Watts
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Pros -
  • Overclocking capabilities
  • Low power consumption under both idle and load
  • Great performance
Cons -
  • No heatsink included
  • 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 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3900MHz
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 32 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - -
Cache L3 8.00MB 6.00MB
Critic Reviews -

"Though limited to four cores/four threads, the Core i5-6600K is a strong pick for price-conscious performance hounds and future-looking gamers seeking a powerful CPU at a reasonable price. Read..."

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Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i5-6600K 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:

  • 53% cheaper, you can save $123.54.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 16 months later.
  • 4 more cores.
  • 4 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-6600K Skylake:

  • Around 27% lower TDP.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (HD Graphics 530).
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