CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8350 vs 860K 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

No winner declared

Too close to call

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD FX 8350

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 8350

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the FX 8350 vs the Athlon X4 860K.

Front view of AMD Athlon X4 860K

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AMD Athlon X4 860K

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Athlon X4 860K vs the FX 8350.

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8350 vs Athlon X4 860K

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
11,483

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,193

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
Athlon X4 860K
2,290,000 MB/s

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

FX 8350
22,674

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

FX 8350
4,338

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8350
9,134

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8350  vs
Athlon X4 860K 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz 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
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

power consumption

TDP 125W 95W
Annual home energy cost 56.1 $/year 22.89 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 159.62 $/year 83.22 $/year
Performance per watt 5.74 pt/W 9.85 pt/W
Typical power consumption 159.66W 77.19W

details

FX 8350  vs
Athlon X4 860K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
L2 cache 8 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 28 nm

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.72 GHz 4.38 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz 4.45 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.72 GHz 4.38 GHz

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
Maximum bandwidth 29,866.66 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
AMD FX 8350
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Comments

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No offense but I'm starting to think that cpu boss is bs
8GHZ OVERCLOCK, WHAAAAT?!?!?, honestly though i think the x4 860k is way more worth it as this says
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