CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8350 vs 6800K among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

9.5

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 8350 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the FX 8350 vs the A10 6800K.

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8350 vs A10 6800K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
11,483
A10 6800K
6,592

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,193
A10 6800K
2,278

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
A10 6800K
2,575,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
10,956
A10 6800K
6,280

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
12,126
A10 6800K
7,166

GeekBench

FX 8350
12,796
A10 6800K
7,166

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8350
9,134
A10 6800K
4,893

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525
A10 6800K
1,542

Reviews Word on the street

FX 8350  vs A10 6800K 

6.0
7.0
The A10-6800K is a modest improvement over the AMD A10-5800K, with slightly higher performance and power efficiency.
A10 6800K

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8350  vs
A10 6800K 
Clock speed 4 GHz 4.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 4.4 GHz
Cores Octa core Quad core
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 125W 100W
Annual home energy cost 56.1 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 159.62 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 5.74 pt/W 5.94 pt/W
Typical power consumption 159.66W 81.25W

details

FX 8350  vs
A10 6800K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 8 4
L2 cache 8 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 8 MB None
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C Unknown - 74°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 709 7
Overclocked clock speed 4.72 GHz 4.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz 5.25 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 10,147 3,392.7
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.72 GHz 4.9 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ HD 8670D
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0
GPU clock speed N/A 844 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
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