AMD CPU FX-8350 AM3+ Octa Core 4GHz Processor
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Rated 5 out of 5 by matthew3289 from As with all of AMD’s FX chips the FX-8350 possesses an unlocked CPU multiplier, allowing for straight forward overclocking. The FX-8350 requires only to increase the core voltage from its default of 1.4V to 1.5V. Also disable the usual array of c-states and AMD’s Cool’n’Quiet, and increased load line calibration to its ‘Ultra’ setting. Following these fairly minor adjustments, we were able to reach a core frequency of 4.8GHz (24 x 200) in an overclocking process that rivals the ease of Intel’s Ivy Bridge CPUs. However, any further increases to the core frequency, regardless of core voltage, led to core failures. 4.8GHz looked to be the limit with consumer cooling. Frequency 4GHz Turbo Frequency up to 4.2GHz Core Piledriver Manufacturing process 32nm Number of cores eight physical Memory controller Dual-channel DDR3 Cache 8 x 16KB L1 data, 4 x 64KB L1 instruction, 4 x 2MB L2, 4 x 2MB L3 Packaging Socket AM3+ Thermal Design Power (TDP 125W Features SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSE4a, SSE 4.1, SSE 4.2, 256-bit AVX, AESNI, PCLMULQDQ, AMD64, Cool’n’Quiet 3.0, AMD-V, MMX, FMA4, FM3, F16C, XOP. Overall the 8350 is a powerhouse, good competition for ivy bridge and a bargain.
Date published: 2013-06-02
How good is this processor, what games can it run well and what other parts would suit it well?
This should run any modern game reasonably well as long as you have a suitable graphics card
Date published: 2017-11-22
hello i am looking to buy this and MSI 970 Gaming AMD AM3 GBE LAN ATX Motherboard and i have msi 1050 graviph card. what sort of power do i need?
a 550 or 600 Watt power supply would be most suitable for this setup
Date published: 2017-05-22
will this work with my FOXCONN A76ML-K 30 (Socket AM3)
NO. You cannot put an AM3+ processor into a AM3 socket AM3+ chips have an extra pin when compared to AM3. You can put an AM3 processor in an AM3+ socket, but not the other way around.
Date published: 2017-01-23
I want to upgrade my cpu because it's overheating. I have Amd GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard and I don't know will it be compatible?thanks.
This is the support listed for the motherboard you have CPU AM3+ Socket: Support for AMD AM3+ FX processors Support for AMD AM3 Phenom™ II processors / AMD Athlon™ II processors
Date published: 2016-11-27
amd fx 8350 does it comes with writh cooler?
Yes this item comes with a cooler.
Date published: 2016-07-04
Will this product work in a ASUS M5A78L-M LX3 motherboard, and if so, can I have faster RAM speeds 1600mhz+
Full specifications for that motherboard are available on the ASUS website https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/M5A78LM_LX3/ as well as a list of compliant CPU and ram modules/ram speeds
Date published: 2017-05-31
I was thinking of replacing my old AMD for the AMD FX-9590 4.7GHz but I've not got water cooling and people say it gets hot and water cooling is necessary. Is it Truth ? Is it going to be the same for this processor ? Could i run without cooling ?
No you can't run the item with out cooling, but water cooling is not necessary as stock clock speeds.
Date published: 2017-11-25