FX-4170
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FX-4170
FX-4170 Performance Specification
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4.2 GHz
4.3 GHz
4 cores
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125W
32nm
Socket AM3+
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FX-4170 Game Requirement Analysis

FX-4170 is a middle-class CPU based on the 32nm Bulldozer architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 4.2GHz, which may go up to 4.3GHz and 8MB of L3 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated and the clock multiplier is unlocked, meaning it can be overclocked easily.


The processor DOES NOT integrated any graphics. and has a rated board TDP of 125W.


It offers average performance. It will therefore become a bottleneck in today's demanding games.


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Ok now this is weird; it is said that the i3 3240 is a powerful dual-core processor, yet it is 3% worst than this quad-core than only provides average performance. Is there something wrong?

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rsm123's Rig
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That i3 is listed as 3% better than this CPU.

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yep i3 3240 is better than this amd cpu

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Could anyone tell me if fx-4200 is a lot better than 4170, and what would be the difference by % on the website, 4200 is not listed in the specs here, I think it might only be for premade computers, if anyone could help me with the performance and comparison.

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Will this CPU bottleneck 2xSAPPHIRE HD7770 GHZ OC ED.

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Nvm, got a GTX 970 :P

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4,2 GHz quad core… Doesnt that mean very powerful gaming i mean why are other cpus better than this one
Ps im a noob and dont support amd im just curios

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It's not just about clock frequency,it's about the efficency of the architecture.Plus, when it comes to actual gaming performace it depends highly on the optimization level of the application meaning that there is a vast percentage of games that can only use 2 cores so many dual core processors can perform better than hexa core processors.I hope I answered your question.

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This CPU owns, yes other cpu's might give better performance, I play Battlefield 3 on Ultra with 1920x1080 res and get 60/60 fps. I use V-sync so my fps cant go higher than 60.
Buy this cpu if you want to play games, It handles everything, and beats Intel cpu's at the same price if you want to Video rendering.

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10% Performance Boost for AMD FX Series processors
Microsoft has launched new Update for FX Processors.
Hotfix Link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bY4ZnKmAmcw

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is my cpu better than Fx 4170? for gaming

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Yes it is

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thx a lot)

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wut? pentium better than FX-4170? NO!

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its not better if u dont belive me just look at the score …

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Hey, he had some other cpu and not pentium when I said yes it is

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why does this only gets 8 stars?i would give it 9 stars.beacue like the 6100 fx gets 9 stars when its is
1. only 3.6 ghz (turbo 3.9ghz).
2. games do not use all 6cores so the 4170 is better than this overall.
3.gettingi the fx6100 is just a wate of money get the 4170 instead its be

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sorry for the strange argument.
i was writing this from my mobil.
so what i wanted to say is that the 6100 is 6 core,as we know games dont use that mch cores.
the 4170 is 4.1ghz,and its better for gaming overall.(and as i know this is a gaming site). sorry i just realized that the fx

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6100 is the same as 4170 in price(silly me).i know that the 6 core are better for video edting, file compressin…ect.but the 4170 is better for gaming.
not beliving me?google 6100vs4170, and everybody will say that 4170 is better for gaming(and as i know this is a gaming site).this should be 9

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OH GOD. SILLY ME AGAIN.i just realized that its 9 star,lolololxdwft.
EPIC FAIL TIME TONIGHT(:

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Who on earth are you arguing with?!!
There's no one whos talking to you.

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lol

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god help us all ;D

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nice joke :))

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My CPU was showing as 10% better a few days ago. Now it shows as 3% worse. And with the OC I have, my CPU is showing as 9-star and this one is showing as 8-star. How is mine worse? Why is this occurring?

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Amd phenom ii 965 or fx 4170 for games what is better?

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I'd say 4170, but I'm not really an expert.

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I would go for this one.

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And I for FX-4300

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Is 30 degrees a lw temp while playing games?

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Yes that is very low usualy around 40-70 degrees :)

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That's great! Even for idle state ;)

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30C is very good, but for AMD cpus I recommend to look at full load temperature. Stay under max temperature -for FX series its 61.1C and you are good

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My Cpu is 23 degrees right now - Cpu usage 16%

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