CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4570 vs 8350 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

8.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
Intel Core i5 4570 

CPUBoss recommends the Intel Core i5 4570  based on its single-core performance and power consumption.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Intel Core i5 4570

Reasons to consider the
Intel Core i5 4570

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Much lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 159.66W 2.3x lower typical power consumption
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much newer manufacturing process 22 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Significantly better geekbench 3 single core score 3,274 vs 2,193 Around 50% better geekbench 3 single core score
Much higher Maximum operating temperature 72.72 °C vs 61 °C Around 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better performance per watt 10.05 pt/W vs 4.8 pt/W More than 2x better performance per watt
Much lower annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year vs 56.1 $/year 2.8x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year vs 159.62 $/year 2.2x lower annual commercial energy cost
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
Newer Apr, 2013 vs Oct, 2012 Release date 5 months later
Front view of AMD FX 8350

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AMD FX 8350

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Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 25% higher clock speed
Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 1 MB 8x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Much higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.6 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Slightly more l3 cache 8 MB vs 6 MB Around 35% more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
Better PassMark score 9,134 vs 7,068 Around 30% better PassMark score
Better performance per dollar 7.29 pt/$ vs 5.27 pt/$ Around 40% better performance per dollar

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4570 vs FX 8350

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4570
10,343
FX 8350
11,483

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4570
3,274
FX 8350
2,193

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4570
4,540,000 MB/s
FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4570
10,014
FX 8350
10,956

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i5 4570
10,583
FX 8350
12,126

GeekBench

Core i5 4570
10,583
FX 8350
12,796

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core i5 4570
6,918
FX 8350
6,880

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i5 4570
7,068
FX 8350
9,134

Reviews Word on the street

Core i5 4570  vs FX 8350 

7.0
8.0
Maybe not the top-end eight-core FX-8150, but the great value and overclocking capabilities of the six-core FX-6200 made it a tantalising prospect for anyone on a budget looking to put together a gaming rig.
FX 8350

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i5 4570  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.6 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
SSE4
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
AVX 2.0
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 84W 125W
Annual home energy cost 20.24 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 73.58 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 10.05 pt/W 4.8 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 159.66W

details

Core i5 4570  vs
FX 8350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 1 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 6 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.72°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 709

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 4600 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,150 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
Intel Core i5 4570
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Comments

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Well, the 8350 doesn't have an integrated GPU, so...
For some reason they keep giving the FX series a 0 for both integrated graphics scores, which brings down its average by a ton. There's also the current issue of the site pulling premade systems at full price for the price to performance numbers. Its not a fair comparison.
how did the i5 win if 1) it was a tie 2) the 8370 is overclockable (how did the i5 even get a score, its not even manually overclockable, all you get is turbo boost) and 3) in synthetic benchmarks (which is all this site cares about) the 8370 won in 4 of them by a large margin? bias?
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