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AMD FX-8350 Black Edition Vishera 8-Core 4.0GHz (4.2GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 125W Desktop Processor FD8350FRHKBOX

  • 32nm Vishera 125W
  • 8MB L3 Cache
  • 4 x 2MB L2 Cache
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New microarchitecture, new level of performance

Piledriver microarchitecture, a tuned-up Bulldozer, has finally reached the flagship AMD FX processors (the new FX series processors are codenamed as Vishera) for improved performance and better energy-efficiency. Up to eight “Piledriver” cores ensure unrivaled multitasking and pure core performance. The AMD Turbo Core technology pushes your core frequencies to the most when you need it most. To top it off, like all other AMD’s Black Edition processors, the new AMD FX 8-core Vishera processor black edition is unlocked for fabulous overclocking* capability.  Unrivaled performance is not the only trick AMD has up their sleeve. Vishera processors are at a reasonable price point. (*AMD’s product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking even when overclocking is enabled via AMD Overdrive software.)

  • newegg New Piledriver microarchitecture Piledriver microarchitecture is the second generation of AMD Bulldozer microarchitecture. The internal core structure has been modified for higher frequencies even without any changes in the manufacturing process. Piledriver has a more precise branch predictor and a larger instruction window with ISA extensions FMA3 and F16C. The execution units acquired an enhanced scheduler and learned to process individual instructions faster, such as integer and floating-point division. And Piledriver microarchitecture delivers higher power efficiency compared with Bulldozer microarchitecture.
  • newegg Unlocked AMD FX processor with 8 Piledriver cores The native 8-core desktop processor delivers unrivaled multitasking and pure core performance with the new Piledriver microarchitecture. 32 nanometer die shrink was designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals. The AMD unlocked technology offers more headroom for your overclocking (AMD’s product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking even when overclocking is enabled via AMD Overdrive software.).
  • newegg AMD Turbo technology The AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology, a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
  • newegg Amazing instruction capabilities Like Bulldozer, Piledriver has some amazing instruction capabilities. Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) increase parallelism tailored for scientific and 3D applications that use heavy floating point calculations. Floating Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate improves throughput and performance on many vector functions (integer and floating point). Advanced Encryption Standard noticeably increases performance on the latest encryption applications like TrueCrypt and benchmarks like PCMark.
  • newegg AMD Hypertransport technology HyperTransport Technology (HT or HTT) is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link which helps reduce the number of buses in a system thus reducing system bottlenecks and enabling today's faster microprocessors to use system memory more efficiently in high-end multiprocessor systems.
  • newegg Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology AMD FX Vishera Processor features a high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller that supports faster and low voltage memories and provides new Pre-Fetcher improvements and direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core).

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  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Justin R.
  • 8/19/2014 1:53:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLOVING IT!

Pros: Fast, great on a budget build. OC easy to 4.7 on H100, no temp issues at all.

Cons: None yet.

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  • William G.
  • 8/18/2014 3:27:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThe CPU that rocks

Pros: Great processor for the money. No longer gaming like I used to but this cpu still does an excellent job when paired with a decent similar classed gpu. Owned this cpu since Dec 2102, not a single problem in a machine that is on 24/7. I've personally built over 60 rigs [all AMD] the last 14 years and this cpu has been my main one for the longest stretch in that time period.

Cons: you are not going to win any benchmark titles with this, even when it was new but then again, you might not find a better bang for your buck. Has not gone down in price in 2 years.

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  • Justin H.
  • 8/17/2014 11:58:03 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest budget CPU

Pros: I bought this for my new budget gaming PC, and it was money well spent. Newegg reduced the price by ~$20 the day that I bought it, making it the best deal hands down.

Overclocked from 4ghz to 5ghz with a ~$50 liquid cooler that has 2 fans over the radiator. Stays ~50C while playing WoW on all Ultra.

Cons: Not as good single core performance as Intel, but still works great. I play WoW and WoW tends to prefer intel CPUs, but intels are bad at overclocking due to their cooling and are a lot more expensive, I still think this is the smarter purchase.

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  • Brian B.
  • 8/16/2014 12:48:42 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast Fast Fase

Pros: Works well with this board GA-78LMT-USB3. Just as happy with this as any Intel chip.

Cons: None

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/16/2014 8:51:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAMD all the way!

Pros: plug it in and it runs w/o problems

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: 3rd rig I've build using this cpu on an ASUS M5A97 R2.0 motherboard and they all work get! (why in the world would someone pay almost $1200 for an Intel sticker?)

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  • Matthew B.
  • 8/15/2014 8:44:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsfx8350

Pros: Keeps cool (under 60°C with noctua heatsink)
Runs all games smoothly with not maxing out
Easy to overclock :D
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Cons: Nothing here

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  • Michael H.
  • 8/14/2014 11:46:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsMore power than my graphics card can handle.

Pros: The only time I've tried to put any strain on this thing is when gaming... and even then the fan has never gone up to full speed.

Cons: More powerful than I actually need. I actually feel slightly foolish for buying this thing since I doubt anything I do will ever really push it's limits.

Other Thoughts: Old components were giving BSOD. Narrowed it down to CPU, MB, or RAM... so replaced all 3, along with HD and OS. (XP kept nagging me about it being unsupported.)
No more BSOD, and even simple tasks like browsing the internet are insanely smooth now.

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/14/2014 10:40:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggswell worth it

Pros: fast end effective . I can play edler scrolls on ultra and stream with no issues.

Cons: none at the moment

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  • Scott B.
  • 8/14/2014 9:39:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent multi-core CPU

Pros: Bought this CPU with the intent of dedicating 4 cores to virtual machines on my main desktop. Combined with extra RAM and dedicated hard drives, it runs my main windows OS, and two virtual machines like a charm. It also performs great when gaming, and I didn't see temperatures rise above 70 celsius before buying a new CPU cooler (Now it hits 50 while gaming, otherwise runs at 30).

Cons: No issues.

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/14/2014 8:23:24 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome!

Pros: Runs really well. Computer can run almost anything I throw at it. Get a good graphics card and you'll have a great machine for the next couple years.

Cons: None that I can think of right now.

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