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dschutt84 57 months ago

I do understand that the FX-8350 is an 8 core processor which includes 2 cores per modules. My question is if a program is either a single or dual threaded application would 2 or 4 of the cores be utilized during an application, given that its 2 cores in a single modules?

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OblivionXBA 4 Builds 1 point 57 months ago

So let's say the AMD FX-8350 ran a single-threaded application. Note that it says "Single" threaded, so the processor will utilize only one thread. This CPU has no special hyper-threading of the sort and will only use a single core. In Dual-threaded applications, it's the same. Two cores will be used thanks to each core handling one thread. Quad-threaded applications and so on will do the same. If you are thinking about getting the processor, don't hesitate. It's an amazing processor with eight-cores for future-proofing and a stock clock speed of 4.0GHz if you don't care for overclocking.

MacerV 1 point 57 months ago

I hear that its a great overclocker though.

chuck216 1 Build 1 point 57 months ago

I'm not sure about the 8350, but from my personal experience the 8320 will hit 4.7 Ghz on air with only a 0.100 voltage boost. probably far more if you push it using water cooling. So the 8350 should perform similarly.