Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-6950X

AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350

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Intel Core i7-6950X

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Price
$75.99
Prime Eligible Item
$1,563.54
Availability In Stock In Stock
Pangoly Score - -
Brand AMD Intel
Model FD8350FRHKHBX BX80671I76950X
Release Date May 2016 November 2016
Performance
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31st
Effective Value -
137th
TDP 125 Watts 140 Watts
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Series FX-8000 Series Core i7 6th Gen
Core Name Vishera Broadwell-E
Socket AM3+ LGA2011-3
Integrated Graphics No No
CPU Cores 8 10
CPU Threads 8 20
CPU Clock Rate 4000MHz 3000MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate - 3500MHz
CPU Cooler included Yes No
Manufacturing Process 32 nm 14 nm
Maximum Supported Memory - -
Cache L3 8.00MB 25.00MB
Critic Reviews

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

by PC Mag

"Intel has coined a new marketing term, "megatasking", to describe situations that warrant having 10 cores and 20 threads. Not all software can take advantage of them, so Intel imagines users will do several things at once, such as playing a game,..."

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Compare Processors: AMD FX 8-Core Black Edition FX-8350 vs Intel Core i7-6950X. 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:

  • 95% cheaper, you can save $1,487.55.
  • Around 11% lower thermal design power.
  • Higher CPU Clock Frequency (+1000MHz).
  • Includes CPU Cooler.

Reasons to pick the Intel Core i7-6950X:

  • 2 more cores.
  • 12 more threads.
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