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Front view of Intel Core i7 4930K

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Intel Core i7 4930K

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Core i7 4930K vs FX 8350

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4930K
19,954
FX 8350
11,483

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

FX 8350
2,193

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4930K
2,430,000 MB/s
FX 8350
2,470,000 MB/s

GeekBench (32-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4930K
20,124
FX 8350
10,956

GeekBench (64-bit) Data courtesy Primate Labs

Core i7 4930K
22,426
FX 8350
12,126

GeekBench

Core i7 4930K
22,426
FX 8350
12,796

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

Core i7 4930K
13,063
FX 8350
9,134

PassMark (Single Core)

FX 8350
1,525

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Core i7 4930K  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 3.4 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Hexa core Octa core
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
SSE4
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

power consumption

TDP 130W 125W
Annual home energy cost 31.32 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 113.88 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 7.92 pt/W 5.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 105.63W 159.66W

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
DDR3
Channels Quad Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC No Yes
Maximum bandwidth 59,733.32 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s

details

Core i7 4930K  vs
FX 8350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 12 8
L2 cache 2 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 0.33 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 12 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 2 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 22 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 66.8°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 4.5 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.62 GHz 8.79 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 8,128.1 10,147
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.5 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
Intel Core i7 4930K
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Almost went with the 8350 for my PC, but I wanted 64 GB of RAM, four-way SLI, and a shiny Core i7 badge on my case.
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