The FX-9370 is a 4 core CPU from AMD. This chip has an average overall score at 28% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a very good processor for gaming, with a score of 41%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the FX-9370 scores 23% and 23% respectively. Indeed, this is an average rating for very heavy workloads.
The FX-9370 has 4 cores and 8 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 4.4 GHz.
As for memory, the FX-9370 makes use of DDR3 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs.
In terms of cache, the FX-9370 has 384 KiB of level 1 cache, 8 MiB of level 2 cache and 8 MiB of level 3 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.
Power and thermals for the AMD FX-9370 CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 220 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.
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