Core i3-7350K vs FX-8370 benchmarks
According to the hardwareDB Benchmark tool, the Core i3-7350K is faster than the FX-8370. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the FX-8370 in all gaming tests too.
With info from our database, we find that the FX-8370 has significantly more cores with 4 cores whereas the Core i3-7350K has 2 cores. It also has more threads than the Core i3-7350K. Our comparison shows that the Core i3-7350K has a slightly higher clock speed compared to the FX-8370. A Core i3-7350K CPU outputs less heat than a FX-8370 CPU because of its significantly lower TDP. This measures the amount of heat they output and can be used to estimate power consumption. In terms of cache, the FX-8370 has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Core i3-7350K. The FX-8370 also has significantly more L3 cache.
Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Core i3-7350K has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.