Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i5-8500

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350

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Price
$75.99
Prime Eligible Item
$266.83
Availability In Stock In Stock
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Brand AMD Intel
Model FD8350FRHKHBX BX80684I58500
Release Date May 2016 April 2018
Performance
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37th
Effective Value -
35th
TDP 125 Watts 65 Watts
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Series FX-8000 Series Core i5 8th Gen
Core Name Vishera Coffee Lake
Socket AM3+ LGA1151
Integrated Graphics No Intel UHD Graphics 630
CPU Cores 8 6
CPU Threads 8 6
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 4100MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes Yes
Manufacturing Process 32 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 9.00MB
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 Core i5-8500 retails for $204 or € 188 at our friends at Caseking. Practically same gaming performance as i5-8600, save $30 Higher single-threaded performance than competition 6 cores, large multi-threaded gains over the previous generation..."

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Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i5-8500. 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:

  • 72% cheaper, you can save $190.84.
  • 2 more cores.
  • 2 more threads.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i5-8500:

  • Newer Product, it was released around 22 months later.
  • Around 48% lower thermal design power.
  • Integrated VGA In The CPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630).
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