Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-5930K

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350


Intel Core i7-5930K

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Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - 92
Brand AMD Intel
Model FD8350FRHKHBX BX80648I75930K
Release Date May 2016 June 2015
Effective Value -
TDP 125 Watts 140 Watts
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Series FX-8000 Series Core i7 5th Gen
Core Name Vishera Haswell-E
Socket AM3+ LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 8 6
CPU Threads 8 12
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3500MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3700MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 32 nm 22 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - 64GB
Cache L3 8.00MB 15.00MB
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 leap from £460 to £760 when this article was published from the Core i7-5930K to the Core i7-5960X is a big one, and we'd much rather put the difference towards an awesome X99 motherboard or additional GPU or both. However, if you're a heavy renderer, or using other programs that regularly make upwards of 90 per cent use of 16 threa ..."

by BitTech
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Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-5930K. 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:

  • 88% cheaper, you can save $531.99.
  • Newer Product, it was released around 11 months later.
  • Around 11% lower thermal design power.
  • 2 more cores.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+500MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-5930K:

  • 4 more threads.
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