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Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8850

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AMD Phenom X3 8850

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom X3 8850 vs FX 8350

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

FX 8350
9,134

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom X3 8850  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Tri core Octa core
Socket type
AM2+
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
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 95W 125W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 2.23 pt/W 5.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 159.66W

bus

Clock speed 1,800 MHz 2,600 MHz

details

Phenom X3 8850  vs
FX 8350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 3 8
L2 cache 2 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 2 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Voltage range 1.05 - 1.25V 0.81 - 1.45V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.01 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.5 GHz 8.79 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,913.2 10,147
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.01 GHz 4.69 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
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