CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4570 vs 8350

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

Passmark (Overclocked), Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Performance Per Dollar

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

Winner
Intel Core i5 4570 

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Front view of Intel Core i5 4570

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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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Newer manufacturing process 22 nms vs 32 nms A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Much lower typical power consumption 68.25W vs 159.66W 2.3x lower typical power consumption
Significantly better PassMark (Single core) score 2,068 vs 1,525 More than 35% better PassMark (Single core) score
Better performance per watt 12.19 pt/W vs 5.1 pt/W Around 2.5x better performance per watt
More l3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core vs 1 MB/core 50% more l3 cache per core
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
Marginally newer Apr, 2013 vs Oct, 2012 Release date 5 months later
Front view of AMD FX 8350

Reasons to consider the
AMD FX 8350

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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
Significantly higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 3.6 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Significantly higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 25% higher 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
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
More threads 8 vs 4 Twice as many threads
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.25 MB/core 4x more l2 cache per core
Significantly better PassMark (Overclocked) score 10,147 vs 6,808 Around 50% better PassMark (Overclocked) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.7 GHz vs 3.61 GHz More than 30% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better PassMark score 9,134 vs 7,068 Around 30% better PassMark score
Slightly better geekbench (64-bit) score 12,160 vs 10,746 Around 15% better geekbench (64-bit) score
Significantly better overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.99 GHz vs 3.73 GHz Around 35% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i5 4570 vs FX 8350

GeekBench (32-bit)

Core i5 4570
10,059
FX 8350
10,995

GeekBench (64-bit)

Core i5 4570
10,746
FX 8350
12,160

GeekBench

Core i5 4570
10,746
FX 8350
12,796

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

Core i5 4570
6,918
FX 8350
6,880
The FX-8350 also gave us some significant gains in 3DMark 11.
FX 8350 | by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Passmark

Core i5 4570
7,068
FX 8350
9,134
Core i5 4570 FX 8350 @ cpubenchmark.net
Looking at the physics score we can see a difference of just under 900 points with the AMD FX-8350 taking the lead with 7325 3DMarks.
FX 8350 | by Legit Reviews (Oct, 2012)

Passmark (Single Core)

Core i5 4570
2,068
FX 8350
1,525
In Cinebench the AMD chip is only a little over 5 per cent slower, and in X264 there's less than a single per cent difference between them.
FX 8350 | by Tech Radar (Nov, 2012)

Reviews Word on the street

Core i5 4570  vs FX 8350 

7.0
8.0
Value is core to this arrangement, and being able to put together a decent AMD CPU/mobo combo for less than a Core i5 setup means that you get a good chunk of cash to spend on your graphics card.
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
Is hyperthreaded No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE4.2
AVX
XOP
SSE3
SSE2
FMA4
F16C
Supplemental SSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4
SSE4a
AVX 2.0
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

gpu

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
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 25,600 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s

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 nms 32 nms
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclock popularity 0 709
Overclocked clock speed 3.61 GHz 4.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.73 GHz 4.99 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 6,808 10,147
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.61 GHz 4.7 GHz

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 12.19 pt/W 5.1 pt/W
Typical power consumption 68.25W 159.66W
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