CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of G4520 vs 8350 among all CPUs

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

Sky Diver and Cloud Gate

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?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

Sky Diver, Cloud Gate, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD FX 8350 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Intel Pentium G4520

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Much lower typical power consumption 41.44W vs 159.66W 3.9x lower typical power consumption
Much newer manufacturing process 14 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year vs 56.1 $/year 4.6x lower annual home energy cost
Better PassMark (Single core) score 2,078 vs 1,525 More than 35% better PassMark (Single core) score
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year vs 159.62 $/year 3.6x 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 Jul, 2015 vs Oct, 2012 Release date over 2 years later
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AMD FX 8350

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Much better performance per dollar 8.15 pt/$ vs 2.21 pt/$ Around 3.8x better performance per dollar
Higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.6 GHz More than 10% higher clock speed
More l3 cache 8 MB vs 3 MB Around 2.8x more l3 cache; more data can be stored in the l3 cache for quick access later
More cores 8 vs 2 6 more cores; run more applications at once
Significantly better PassMark score 9,134 vs 4,195 Around 2.2x better PassMark score
More threads 8 vs 2 6 more threads
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz vs 4.64 GHz Around 90% better overclocked clock speed (Water)
Better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.69 GHz vs 3.96 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better performance per watt 5.72 pt/W vs 4.33 pt/W More than 30% better performance per watt

Benchmarks Real world tests of Pentium G4520 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

Pentium G4520  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 3.6 GHz 4 GHz
Cores Dual core Octa core

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 51W 125W
Annual home energy cost 12.29 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 44.68 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 4.33 pt/W 5.72 pt/W
Typical power consumption 41.44W 159.66W

details

Pentium G4520  vs
FX 8350 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 2 8
L3 cache 3 MB 8 MB
L3 cache per core 1.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 14 nm 32 nm
Max CPUs 1 1

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.96 GHz 4.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.64 GHz 8.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.96 GHz 4.69 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Intel® HD Graphics 530 N/A
Number of displays supported 3 N/A
GPU clock speed 350 MHz N/A
Turbo clock speed 1,050 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
DDR3L-1333
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Supports ECC Yes Yes
Maximum bandwidth 12,800 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s
Intel Pentium G4520
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