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

  • 32nm Vishera 125W
  • 8MB L3 Cache
  • 4 x 2MB L2 Cache

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AMD FX Processors

AMD FX Processors

Transform your PC into a multimedia powerhouse

Take your PC's megatasking abilities to extreme levels with the first native 8-core desktop processor built with dynamic, tuneable performance to handle multiple intensive apps without breaking a sweat.

  • Advanced 3D gaming
  • Complex 3D modeling
  • HD video editing

Get more with the AMD FX™ Series Processor in your system

AMD FX Processors

Enjoy the highest clocks and the most cores you can get on a consumer desktop PC with the AMD FX™ Series Processor family, from the company behind proven high-performance processors in the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One™ gaming consoles, and Radeon™ graphics cards.

Featuring a 220 Watt TDP, the AMD FX™ Series processors have special system requirements including a robust liquid cooling system.


AMD FX Processors unlock maximum, unrestrained processing performance for extreme responsiveness you can see and feel.

Maximum Performance

  • The industry's only 8-core desktop processor
  • Overclock with easy to use AMD Overdrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites
  • Supreme power available from virtually every core configuration - also available in 6- and
    4-core variants
  • Aggressive performance for mega-tasking and intensive applications like video editing and
    3D modeling
Innovative Architecture

  • The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture
  • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and improved thermals
  • Can deliver cores and performance you need without raising the power requirements
An Industry Leader in Price for the Performance

  • Unlocked processors allow the maximum in tunable performance
  • AMD Turbo CORE Technology dynamically adjusts performance to give you the best experience, no matter what you are doing
  • Get superior performance at a competitive price with unlocked technology

Features

New Instruction Capabilities

  • AVX - Advanced Vector Extensions increase parallelism for scientific and 3D apps using heavy floating point calculations
  • FMA4 and XOP – Floating-Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate and eXtended Operations improves throughput and performance on many integer and floating point vector functions
  • AES - Advanced Encryption Standard increases performance on encryption apps like TrueCrypt® and PCMark®
AMD FX Processors

We call it the new AMD FX 8-Core Processor Black Edition and it's unlocked for your overclocking pleasure. Experience unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with the industry's first 32nm 8-core desktop processor. Get the speed you crave with AMD Turbo CORE Technology to push your core frequencies to the limit when you need it most. Go beyond the limits of maximum speed with easy-to-use AMD OverDrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites. But the best part of all? You'll get all this impressive performance at an unbelievable price. You'll be asking yourself "what competition?" in no time.

AMD FX 8-Core Processors

  • The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture.
  • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals.
AMD Turbo CORE Technology

  • AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology. AMD Turbo CORE Technology is a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
AMD Balanced Smart Cache

  • Shared L3 cache ( up to 8MB)
    • Improved scheduling and pre-fetch capabilities
    • 64-ways (16-ways/sub-cache)
    • Increased data queue sizes
    • Coherency for 8-cores
AMD Wide Floating Point Accelerator

  • Shared FP Scheduler
  • Dual 128-bit Floating point engines – capable of teaming together for 256-bit AVX instructions or operating separately with each core
HyperTransport™ Technology

  • One 16-bit link at up to 5600MT/s
  • Up to 8.0GB/s HyperTransport™ I/O bandwidth; Up to 16GB/s in HyperTransport Generation 3.0 mode
  • Up to 37GB/s total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus)
Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology

  • A high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller
  • Supports up to DDR3-1866
  • Supports new low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V
  • Up to 29.9GB/s memory bandwidth for DDR3
  • New Pre-Fetcher improvements
  • Direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core)

Benefit: Optimized memory controller to feed more cores.

AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) Technology with IOMMU

  • Silicon feature-set enhancements designed to improve the performance, reliability and security of existing and future virtualization environments by allowing virtualized applications with direct and rapid access to their allocated memory.
  • IOMMU is an extension to AMD64 architecture to support address translation and access protection on DMA transfers
    • Security for User Level application and Virtual Machine guest operating system
      • Address translation and access control
      • Device isolation
      • Device assignment in virtualized systems
      • Security and trusted boot support
      • Unified interrupt management

Benefit: Helps virtualization software to run more securely and efficiently enabling a better experience when dealing with virtual systems

AMD PowerNow!™ AMD Technology (Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology)

  • Enhanced power management features which automatically and instantaneously adjusts performance states and features based on processor performance requirements
  • C6 power state flushes the cache and removes voltage from individual cores to help reduce power consumption
  • CC6 power state puts all cores in C6 into an even lower power state
    • for quieter operation and reduced power requirements
  • Separate memory controller power control
  • IO-based c-state interface
  • Works automatically without the need for drivers or BIOS enablement.
  • Power can be switched on or off within a single clock cycle, saving energy with minimal impact to performance
  • 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).

Learn more about FX-8350 Black Edition

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Alexander K.
  • 4/25/2016 8:44:35 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsJust what I was expecting!

Pros: Run relatively cool w/ Zalman 9900, price is budget friendly for casual gamers like myself, runs Fallout 4 at 60 FPS w/ R7 270 and 16GB RAM, ARMA 3 is much smoother, and can process OBS / Twitch with all the aforementioned games with minimal hit on FPS.

Cons: None so far, though heat will likely become a factor as I turn up the juice on this thing.

Other Thoughts: I recently got into Streaming on Twitch. My Old AMD 6300 couldn't handle OBS and games made after 2010, so i was in the market for something better. Most of the material I read suggested an i5 or capture card via second PC. Neither were in my budget, so I opted to go with one of the more trusted 8-core AMD units which allowed me to keep my AM3 compatible MOBO. So far, it's been nothing but positive experiences with this CPU. For those aspiring CSGO streamers running AMD, this CPU does it easily. 120 FPS, no drops, and no hiccups. Fallout 4, 58 FPS (I think my GPU is the bottleneck here), minimal heat increase, but no hiccups. I have yet to test it with other titles, but so far - SO GOOD!

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/22/2016 10:22:42 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmd FX-8350

Pros: Simple install, no problems, new build is working fantastic, tried a little gaming, no problems...can't find anything wrong so far.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Will recommend this product

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  • Clyde G.
  • 4/21/2016 2:37:03 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Processor, horrible fan

Pros: Processor runs great

Cons: Fan/heatsink is trash, merely running windows that fan is running at 100% to cool the CPU

Other Thoughts: Going to need an aftermarket heatsink, unless you are playing in a freezer.

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  • Jason E.
  • 4/21/2016 11:52:37 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLOVE IT!!!

Pros: Fast and an excellent chip all around! Stock cooling setup is decent (at best)....but doesn't void the warranty. It isn't an Intel and doesn't cost anywhere near their ridiculous prices!

Cons: From the manufacturer: YOU WILL VOID THE WARRANTY BY INSTALLING ANY OTHER COOLING SYSTEM THAN THE STOCK ONE! Requires a liquid cooling system if you really want to run it the right way, plus the power supply and mobo needs to be adequate enough for a 125W processor. It took newegg forever to get it to me, but I have it now!

Other Thoughts: I am now on my 3rd year of owning this processor and it is extremely reliable and powerful. I was surprised that I had not bought a processor in the past 3 years, and even more surprised to see that I would not need to buy another one for some time! I am not one of those people who cares about benchmark scores (you know, since I'm a grown-up) so I am very happy with this processor and see no reason to knock it! And for what it's worth....comparing this to an I7 is like comparing a Mustang to a Ferrari! *mic drop*

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  • ALEKSANDER K.
  • 4/19/2016 9:38:36 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPinnacle of AM3+

Pros: I bought a brand new AM3+ motherboard about 4.5 years ago, so I'm really glad that AMD hasn't made a new socket yet. I'm coming from a Phenom II Black Edition which was also really nice, but this is even better.

Cons: Comes with a heatsink which probably nobody on this planet uses, just get a Hyper 212 Evo.

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  • Earl G.
  • 4/17/2016 8:19:51 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsthe badest processor ever

Pros: Great processor. Fast and reliable. Great for gaming and a and every day computing. I highly recommend this processor.

Cons: no cons. just Awesome.

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  • William P.
  • 4/15/2016 7:43:48 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsfast!

Pros: fast!

Cons: none

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/14/2016 6:53:59 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest AMD CPU ever?

Pros: It rips. It does most everyday computing without breaking a sweat. Handles every game I've thrown at it ease. I had to upgrade my GFX card to keep up with this thing. Overclocking not necessary.

Cons: For the new guys out there building a gaming rig with this CPU, get some aftermarket cooling. The stock fan is not gonna cut it.

Other Thoughts: I guess you could consider me a mid-budget builder.
AMD FX-8350
MSI 970 Gaming
G-Skill 16 GB RAM
MSI Radeon R9 380 (4gb)

Some of the newest games I play, (COD Black Ops III, Far Cry 4, Tomb Raider, Just Cause 3, etc) look and play great on my humble rig. I pre-ordered the new DOOM, I'm confident this CPU can handle it.

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5 out of 5 eggsFantastic

Pros: Couldn't find anything wrong with it. Nothing I did to it slowed it down.

Cons: Did not make me coffee no matter how politely I asked.

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  • Adam W.
  • 4/12/2016 10:17:40 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat CPU, fast 8 core processor capable of some good overclocks.

Pros: Fast, Reliable, just what I needed.
I'm using an H80i GT for cooling and haven't seen it go over 53C.
Less power consumption than the 9350

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Highly recommended for a fast 8 core processor with a lot of potential.

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