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Front view of AMD FX 8170

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AMD FX 8170

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 8170 vs the 8150 Black Edition.

Front view of AMD FX 8150

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AMD FX 8150

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Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8170 vs 8150

Cinebench R11.5

FX 8170
6.44

Cinebench R11.5 (Single Core)

FX 8170
1.1
FX 8150
1.03

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8170  vs
8150 
Clock speed 3.9 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Octa core Octa core
Socket type
AM3+
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 125W 125W
Annual home energy cost 30.11 $/year 67.45 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 109.5 $/year 200.6 $/year
Typical power consumption 101.56W 197.75W

bus

Architecture HyperTransport 3.1 HyperTransport 3.1

details

FX 8170  vs
8150 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 8
L2 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,200,000,000 1,200,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 319 mm² 319 mm²
Clock multiplier 22 21
Voltage range 0.75 - 1.45V 1.22 - 1.52V

integrated graphics

GPU None None
Label N/A N/A
Latest DirectX N/A N/A
Number of displays supported N/A N/A
GPU clock speed N/A N/A
Turbo clock speed N/A N/A
3DMark06 N/A N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
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