The FX-8370 Black Edition 4.0 GHz Eight-Core AM3+ Processor from AMD has a base clock speed of 4.0 GHz and comes with features such as FMA instructions, Advanced Vector Extensions, and AMD virtualization. This processor also has a maximum turbo frequency of 4.3 GHz and features eight cores in an AM3+ socket, 8MB of L3 cache, 8MB of L2 cache, and 384kB of L1 cache. The processor's eight cores allow it to run multiple programs simultaneously without slowing down the system, while the eight threads allow a basic ordered sequence of instructions to be passed through or processed by a single CPU core. This processor also has two DDR3 memory channels that support memory speeds up to 1866 MHz, and its TDP is 125W.
The FX-8370 Black Edition 4.0 GHz Eight-Core AM3+ does not contain any integrated graphics, meaning that users will need to purchase a compatible dedicated GPU. This processor includes a Wraith cooler and is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.