CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 8350 vs 8300 among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

FX 8350
7.2
FX 8300
6.6
FX 6300
5.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

FX 8350
5.8
FX 8300
5.6
FX 6300
5.5
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

FX 8350
0.0
FX 8300
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

FX 8350
0.0
FX 8300
0.0
FX 6300
0.0
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

FX 8350
5.7
FX 8300
6.1
FX 6300
5.9
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

FX 8350
7.4
FX 8300
7.0
FX 6300
7.0
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 8350 Black Edition vs the 8300.

Front view of AMD FX 8300

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AMD FX 8300

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the 8300 vs the 8350 Black Edition.

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 8350 vs 8300

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
11,483
FX 8300
10,502

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,193
FX 8300
2,159

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s
FX 8300
2,420,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
10,956
FX 8300
9,123

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
12,126
FX 8300
10,686

GeekBench

FX 8350
12,796
FX 8300
10,686

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8350
9,134
FX 8300
7,682

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525
FX 8300
1,396

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 8350  vs
8300 
Clock speed 4 GHz 3.3 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
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
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

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

details

FX 8350  vs
8300 
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 0 MB
L3 cache per core 1 MB/core 0 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 21 21
Voltage range 0.81 - 1.45V 0.82 - 1.43V
Operating temperature Unknown - 61°C Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.72 GHz 4.5 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz 4.49 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.72 GHz 4.5 GHz

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 10.6 pt/W
Typical power consumption 159.66W 77.19W

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
AMD FX 8350
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Comments

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8 MB bro!
Hpw much??
comparing an i7-3770K versus processors costing a fraction of the cost? That proves nothing
FX 8300 has L3 cache. FIx that.
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