AMD Ryzen 5 1600X vs AMD FX-8350

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
AMD Socket AM4DESKTOP
3300 MHz / Cores: 6 / Jun 2017
AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

AMD FX-8350
AMD Socket AM3+DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 8 / Oct 2012
AMD FX-8350

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    170%
  • AMD FX-8350
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    153%
  • AMD FX-8350
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    179%
  • AMD FX-8350
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Much higher single threaded performance (around 53% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
Much higher multi threaded performance (around 79% higher). This allows for higher performance in professional applications like encoding or heavy multitasking.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Around 70% higher average synthetic performance.

Reasons to consider AMD FX-8350

None

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Gaming

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Based on game and synthetic benchmarks, and theoretical specifications.

AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Productivity

HWBench recommends AMD Ryzen 5 1600X

Based on productivity benchmarks, overall multithreaded performance and theoretical specifications.



Specifications

Features

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD FX-8350
MMX
3DNow!
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSE4A
AMD64
CnQ
NX bit
AMD-V
SMT
XFR
SSSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4.2
SSE4a
AES
AVX
CLMUL
CVT16
EVP
FMA4
XOP
Turbo Core
HT3.1

Architecture

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD FX-8350
ArchitectureAMD_ZenvsAMD_Piledriver
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameZenvsVishera
Release DateJun 2017vsOct 2012

Cores

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD FX-8350
Cores6vs8
Threads12vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsNovsNo

Cache

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD FX-8350
L1 Cache128 KB (per core)vs384 KB
L2 Cache512 KB (per core)vs8192 KB
L3 Cache16384 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD FX-8350
SocketAMD Socket AM4vsAMD Socket AM3+
Max Case Tempunknownvsunknown
PackageuPGAvsuPGA
Die Size192 mm²vs315 mm²
Process14 nmvs32 nm

Performance

AMD Ryzen 5 1600XAMD FX-8350
Cpu Frequency3300 MHzvs4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3700 MHzvs4200 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs200 MHz
Voltageunknownvs1.45 V
TDP95 Wvs125 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    4070 points
  • AMD FX-8350
    2562 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    26571 points
  • AMD FX-8350
    16006 points

Points - higher is better


Synthetic benchmarks

Rendering: POV-Ray 3.7

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    2545
  • AMD FX-8350
    1497

points per second - higher is better

7-zip

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    31310
  • AMD FX-8350
    22898

MIPS - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Single Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    104
  • AMD FX-8350
    73.52

points - higher is better

3D Particle Movement (Multi Threaded)

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    860.58
  • AMD FX-8350
    400.75

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    161
  • AMD FX-8350
    97

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • AMD Ryzen 5 1600X
    1245
  • AMD FX-8350
    633

points - higher is better