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AMD FX-9370 Vishera 8-Core 4.4GHz Socket AM3+ 220W FD9370FHHKBOF Desktop Processor - Black Edition

  • 32nm Vishera 220W
  • 8MB L2 Cache
  • Vishera
  • 8-Core
  • Socket AM3+

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This CPU is only compatible with the selected 990FX motherboards.

For example:

ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z, GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7 and ASRock 990FX Extreme9.

Please check motherboard manufacturers for CPU compatibility.

*AMD’s product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking (even when overclocking is enabled via AMD OverDrive software).

  • newegg AMD Turbo CORE Technology The 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.
  • newegg New Instruction Capabilities AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions) increase parallelism tailored for scientific and 3D applications that use heavy floating point calculations. FMA4 and XOP - Floating Point Vector Multiply - Accumulate improves throughput and performance on many vector functions (integer and floating point). AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) noticeably increases performance on the latest encryption applications like TrueCrypt and benchmarks like PCMark.
  • newegg 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, and coherency for eight-cores.
  • newegg HyperTransport Technology One 16-bit link at up to 5600MTps, up to 8.0GBps HyperTransport I/O bandwidth, up to 16GBps in HyperTransport Generation 3.0 mode, and up to 37GBps total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus). Benefit: Quick access times to system I/O for better performance.
  • newegg 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 29.9GBps memory bandwidth for DDR3, new pre-fetcher improvements, and direct communications to each core in the dual-core module (APIC registers in each core). Benefit: Optimized memory controller to feed more cores.
  • newegg AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Technology with IOMMU Silicon feature-set enhancements are 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. An array of security options delivers the maximum protection for user-level applications and virtual machine guest operating systems, including address translation and access control, device isolation, device assignment in virtualized systems, security and trusted boot support, and unified interrupt management.

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  • Gregory B.
  • 7/24/2015 11:39:15 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast clean workhorse

Pros: I downgraded from a FX-9590 for heat reasons and this is a clean, cool and fast processor. For day to day work and even gaming, you get all of the performance but none of the temperamental-ness of the other processor. It's overclockable just like the other one,but far more stable wafers.

Cons: It burns very hot too, so you need liquid cooling even for day to day use.

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  • brock l.
  • 6/25/2015 7:59:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreat cpu

Pros: Hi first off like to say its a great cpu..... if ur like me then u normally take a cpu and undervolt them .... well this cpu was great for it.....considering there isnt really any performance gains OCing cpu after a certain point... they do run hot but after undervolting it runs very cold now....do make sure u have enough power to run it and a correct Mobo for it.... asus crosshair formula v z does the job perfect considering i picked mine up for lil over 80 bucks ... from newegg another story and a bad 1 ... If u ur looking for a gaming cpu a 6300fx will perform just as good as the 8 cores if u have a gpu to back it up.... i have 3 fx cpus and benchmarks tell it all ..... undervolt is the true overclocking when it comes to cpus..... and benchmarks prove it.... also can oc it to 5.2 easy if u want but u wont see any gains ....

Cons: vcore is set really high ...

Other Thoughts: 6300fx undervolted to 1.1 does just as good for games 8)

9370 great cpu but undervolt it to see the true potential of this cpu

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/25/2015 7:18:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgreatcpu

Pros: have had this well over a year ... runs great ... recommend a zalmon liquid cooler max duel resonator on it.... also canbe undervolted easlyfor a lot less heat... have my running stable at 4.4 at 1.3 volt ..llc set to high so it dosnt fluctuate volts much... dosnt go over 30c on gaming or prime .... it's fast and no hick ups either....

Cons: none

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  • Etienne M.
  • 6/17/2015 6:32:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot that bad

Pros: I bought this for gaming... if you just want to game go for an i5 4690k the single core performance is better. But the good part of this cpu is that on boost you can get 4.73ghz who is pretty cool and when you multitask the cpu just dont care with his 8 cores.

Cons: HOOOOOT corsair h100i is a must

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4 out of 5 eggsGood Value

Pros: It's a high-end cpu that is quite affordable.

Cons: It runs very hot even with a h60i cooler. Overclocking fails stability tests without a larger/better water cooler. TDP is obscenely high.

Other Thoughts: Its a good budget cpu if you already have a decent cooler/are getting a cheap one or don't have plans on overclocking.

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  • Stanley W.
  • 5/23/2015 10:38:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsYES!

Pros: Easy to install and this thing never gets hotter than 76 degrees C, I had a huge increase in my gaming performance too from upgrading to this cpu, couldn't be happier

Cons: none thus far

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  • mathew s.
  • 4/2/2015 8:25:26 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsgood on some boards

Pros: it was fast on my asrock board

Cons: on my new board i have to turn off cores 3 and 4 so it will bood

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  • Amy J.
  • 3/30/2015 3:29:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs18month review

Pros: Octo-core - when fully utilized (read: ≤DX11 games do -not- fully utilize multi-core CPUs), this CPU is an absolute beast.
In gaming, Mantle/DX12/Vulkan unlock this CPU's true potential.
In productivity, this CPU performs spectacularly.

Cons: Binned from FX-9590 batch (speculation) - branding of inferiority/lack of potential; makes overclocking far more difficult.
High TDP: higher temperatures can result in shorter CPU lifespan.
Terrible performance in single-threaded applications (read: DX11/9 games, namely MMOs)

Other Thoughts: I bought this CPU by mistake while shopping for a 9590 18 months ago. Upon removing it from the Newegg box, I realized my mistake. Since Newegg only covers replacement-only with CPUs, I figured I would make do with what I had; it did come in a combo deal with a Corsair H80i (practically free) at a time when the bundled AMD coolers were unavailable.

I burned it in (stability test) and then looked into overclocking it towards the 9590 stats. Complete failure. My chip only overclocks a max of +1%. Bottom of the barrel in the binning.

Used with: ASUS Crossfire V Formula-Z
32GB Radeon Gamer Series DDR3-2133MHz CL10
ASUS AMD Radeon R9-290X DC2OC
Corsair H80i greased with Arctic Silver Céramique.

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  • mathew s.
  • 3/17/2015 5:02:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsGood and very bad

Pros: It's really fast when its showing full speed

Cons: It killed my mobo and before i found out that it actually was this processor that did it is slowed down to 3.8 from stock 4.4

Other Thoughts: If you get it beware also i cant return it for any reason aparently because its after the 30 days onlu by like a week

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  • Connor P.
  • 3/12/2015 2:12:54 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsFREAKING HOT but a beast

Pros: Very fast
Very powerful
Can handle ALOT at once
did I mention that it is rather quick?
computes things.

Cons: Runs incredibly hot. this is one of the hottest CPU's on the market.
For whatever reason the darn thing likes to sit in turbo when its at like 20 % load. Although I probably just need to mess with my bios more.
Also, IT IS REALLY FREAKING HOT.

Other Thoughts: You MUST water cool this CPU.
You MUST water cool this CPU.
YOU MUST WATER COOL THIS CPU.
But, if you have enthusiast grade cooling lying around it performs excellently and I feel I obtained a good price per performance on this despite cooling being a pain.

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