Originally Posted by 8051
Talk about an on-point comment. I guess 5.0 Ghz on an FX8350 just isn't enough to overcome its IPC deficit relative to newer (or was the 3770 contemporary) Intel CPU's? Or was the FX8350 one of those bizarre AMD CPU's that didn't have as many FPU's as cores?
3770 was contemporary. And in capable hands an FX will match a 3770 and outclass it in some instances. The core deficit kills the 3770. The 8350 has 4 256bit FPU cores that could dynamically split into 2 128bit FPU cores. Not really bizarre at all.