With Bulldozer architecture, this AMD FX-8350 FD8350FRHKBOX processor easily handles multiple intensive applications. The 32-nanometer die shrink is designed to reduce leakage for improved performance, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals.
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great performance for the price
Posted by: matt from: on
Gets hot quick. I do not recommend stock or cheap heat sync with this cpu. other than that it works very well. Super fast. Best bang for the buck
16 out of 18 found this review helpful.
Great choice at a great price!
Posted by: AMDisGreat from: on
This processor is a great choice of you want something very fast, versatile, and a lot of bang for the buck. I moved up from a Phenom II 1090T to this and definitely noticed a speed increase. Load and boot times are next to non existance. I'm temporarily using the stock cooler, which is actually decent, and my temps never get above in the 50's celcius. mine is over clocked to 4.5ghz. I'm sure a top of the line Intel would beat it, but the cost would be a lot more and I don't think it's worth it. If you need a good socket AM3+ CPU, go with this, you won't be sorry!
13 out of 14 found this review helpful.
Posted by: Runningdrisk from: Gilbert, AZ on
Upgraded from a dual core CPU to this and love how far this is, I primarily user out for gaming.
7 out of 8 found this review helpful.
Don't listen to the negativity.
Posted by: Josh from: on
Ok so you could do better with an i7 but this processor will compete with high end i5s and it's way cheaper. Trust me, there are a lot of people with the top end of graphics and computing power that use this.
5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Fast and im loving every moment of it!
Posted by: JBika from: on
Pros: Coming from my old Hp laptop, this thing is a rocket, blazing speeds with 8 cores <3. I would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to get into high end gaming on a budget.
Cons: None so far, but only time will tell......... Duhn dun dun!!!!!!!!!
6 out of 7 found this review helpful.
Best upgrade ever
Posted by: Cdub from: on
Upgraded from phenom II X4 to this. Was going to reused old motherboard but the mother was too old. After getting the right motherboard and with a ssd the computer boots super fast.
4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
This is an very fast CPU
Posted by: Jerry from: on
My son built a gaming machine using this processor. It is a very fast CPU that handles the most demanding gaming solutions
2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
Great for gaming
Posted by: Mettle from: AZ on
Just had this installed in my comp - had a couple problems with the installation in my Asus M5A97 EVO MB because I didn't have the BIOS updated (so do that first if you have an older MB).
Once installed I couldn't be happier. I have an aftermarket cooler on it so it stays within temp range. Runs all my programs and games faster.
Had it price matched so got it a little cheaper than the advertised price.
Overall I really like this CPU.
2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Wow! Super fast.
Posted by: Sharpshooter from: on
Super fast octacore processor at a fraction of the cost as Intel. Very easy to install.
3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
Posted by: PCMASTERRACE from: on
This cpu is better than an i5 from intel but a little less than an i7.