CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 9590 vs 9370 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 9590

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AMD FX 9590

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Higher turbo clock speed 5 GHz vs 4.7 GHz More than 5% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 4.7 GHz vs 4.4 GHz More than 5% higher clock speed
Better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score 13,802 vs 11,555 Around 20% better geekbench 2 (64-bit) score
Slightly better PassMark score 10,589 vs 9,578 More than 10% better PassMark score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.07 GHz vs 4.71 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Front view of AMD FX 9370

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Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 5.2 GHz vs 5.09 GHz Almost the same

Benchmarks Real world tests of FX 9590 vs 9370

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 9590
13,818
FX 9370
11,930

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 9590
2,549
FX 9370
2,366

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 9590
2,790,000 MB/s
FX 9370
2,520,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 9590
12,725
FX 9370
11,795

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 9590
13,802
FX 9370
11,555

GeekBench

FX 9590
13,802
FX 9370
11,795

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

FX 9590
8,529
FX 9370
7,420

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 9590
10,589
FX 9370
9,578

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

FX 9590  vs
9370 
Clock speed 4.7 GHz 4.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 5 GHz 4.7 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 9590  vs
9370 
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 25 23
Voltage range 1.91 - 2V 1.91 - 2V
Operating temperature Unknown - 57°C Unknown - 57°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 5.09 GHz 5.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 5.07 GHz 4.71 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 5.09 GHz 5.2 GHz

power consumption

TDP 220W 220W
Annual home energy cost 53 $/year 53 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 192.72 $/year 192.72 $/year
Performance per watt 4.59 pt/W 4.13 pt/W
Typical power consumption 178.75W 178.75W

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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Comments

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they overstate just to be safe and nothing goes wrong with cpu's when being used, the amount consumed depends how much load you have on
How do they consume the same amount of power?
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