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Intel Core i7 5960x vs AMD FX 8370. Better one for Gaming?

Going to buy a new PC and don’t have any hardware knowledge and curious about what should you buy under budget Mostly the people want the best in best price so here you have the solution of your problem!

intel core i7 5960x vs AMD fx 8370

Intel Core i7 5960x vs AMD FX 8370! Which one’s better for Gaming?

YES! today we will compare intel core i7 5960x vs AMD fx 8370 under Benchmarks and gaming performance to realize that which will give you decent and flawless performance About gaming experience intel core i7 5960x is equipped with intel 6th generation latest technology .

Frequency 3.0 GHZ4.00 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)3.50 GHz4.20 GHz
Turbo (All Cores)3.20 GHz4.10 GHz
Hyperthreading YesNo
Overclocking ? YesYes
Cache20 MB  8 MB
Threads 168
Memory channels 42
PCIe version3.0 
PCIe lanes 40 
Technology 22nm32nm
Socket LGA 2011-3AM3+
TDP140W 125W
Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d AMD-V
Release date Q3/2014 Q4/2012
Market price ca. 829 $ ca. 170 $

Average user Benchmarks results in that  intel core i7 5960x is better than fx8370 due to its power and high-end gaming.

Coming toward the in game performance we can determine that fx 8370 is very poor but in respect to its’s price it is quite suitable for cheap gaming as i7 is equipped with 6th gen sklyte tech with is quite powerful and decent.

The performance of pc will also matter with the choice of your GPU and other hardware if you choose weaker GPU you will get bottleneck and will be annoyed. If you are low on budget then go for some other processor and if only performance matter then you might go for i7-4790K.

If you have any other query then please let us know in comments below!


Ghulam Sabar Hussain Ijaz

Despite being lawyer and a government employer Sabar has a great interest in technology and Gaming. He doesn’t care about which platform he is using unless it disturbs his gaming.

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