Intel Core i3-8100 vs AMD FX-8370

Intel Core i3-8100
Intel Socket 1151DESKTOP
2800 MHz / Cores: 4 / Jan 2018
Intel Core i3-8100

AMD FX-8370
AMD Socket AM3+DESKTOP
4000 MHz / Cores: 8 / Sep 2014
AMD FX-8370

Summary

Synthetic performance index

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    123%
  • AMD FX-8370
    100%

Relative performance

Single thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    151%
  • AMD FX-8370
    100%

Relative performance

Multi thread performance index

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    100%
  • AMD FX-8370
    106%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Intel Core i3-8100

Much higher single threaded performance (around 51% higher), makes a noticeable performance difference in gaming and the majority of applications.
60 watts lower power draw.
This is a newer product, it might have better application compatibility/performance (check features chart below).
Has an integrated GPU, which allows to run the system without a dedicated graphics card, unlike the AMD FX-8370.

Reasons to consider AMD FX-8370

6% higher multi threaded performance.

No winner

Gaming

No clear winner declared


No winner

Productivity

No clear winner declared



Specifications

Features

Intel Core i3-8100AMD FX-8370
MMX
SSE
SSE2
SSE3
SSSE3
SSE4.2
AVX
AVX2
EIST
Intel 64
XD bit
VT-x
VT-d
AES-NI
TSX
TXT
CLMUL
FMA3
F16C
BMI1
BMI2
Boost 2.0
SSE4.1
SSE4a
AMD64
AMD-V
AES
CVT16
EVP
FMA4
XOP
Turbo Core
HT3.1

Architecture

Intel Core i3-8100AMD FX-8370
ArchitectureIntel_CoffelakevsAMD_Piledriver
MarketDesktopvsDesktop
Memory SupportDDR4vsDDR3
CodenameCoffee LakevsVishera
Release DateJan 2018vsSep 2014

Cores

Intel Core i3-8100AMD FX-8370
Cores4vs8
Threads4vs8
SMPs1vs1
Integrated GraphicsIntel UHD 630vsNo

Cache

Intel Core i3-8100AMD FX-8370
L1 Cache64 KB (per core)vs384 KB
L2 Cache256 KB (per core)vs8192 KB
L3 Cache6144 KB (shared)vs8192 KB (shared)

Physical

Intel Core i3-8100AMD FX-8370
SocketIntel Socket 1151vsAMD Socket AM3+
Max Case Temp72°Cvsunknown
PackageFC-LGA1151vsuPGA
Die Size151mm²vs315mm²
Process14 nmvs32 nm

Performance

Intel Core i3-8100AMD FX-8370
Cpu Frequency2800 MHzvs4000 MHz
Turbo Clock Speed3600 MHzvs4300 MHz
Base Clock100 MHzvs200 MHz
Voltageunknownvs1.45 V
TDP65 Wvs125 W

Raw performance index

Raw single-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    4320 points
  • AMD FX-8370
    2623 points

Points - higher is better

Raw multi-thread performance estimation

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    13440 points
  • AMD FX-8370
    16006 points

Points - higher is better

Synthetic benchmarks

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    598
  • AMD FX-8370
    635

points - higher is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit

  • Intel Core i3-8100
    155
  • AMD FX-8370
    102

points - higher is better