Yeah, the FX has 8 cores.
Actually the AMD core is not like the Intel core.
From Hardware Secrets: "It is important to understand that with the FX CPUs from AMD, each pair of CPU cores share the same front-end engine (i.e., the fetch unit, the L1 instruction cache, and the instruction decoders).
So, each pair of CPU cores is part of the same “module,” and the FX-8350 and the FX-8150 are comprised of four of these modules.
With the other CPUs included in our review, every...