So I'm having trouble finding a clear answer to whether or not the overclocking potential in the FX8320 is within striking distance of the overclocking potential of the FX8350. Many of the major tech websites only reviewed the FX8350's overclocking potential, not to mention the fact there is no way to know if the review samples were cherry picked or not.
Based on the information I've found thus far, it seems like I can expect the FX8350 to OC anywhere from 4.4-5.2 Ghz and the FX8320 to OC anywhere from 4.1-4.7, depending on voltage, cooling, and luck. I'm leaning toward purchasing the FX8350, I just wanted to make sure I'm not missing something here as the FX8320 is around $40 cheaper.
Anyone out there with hands on experience with these chips?
The only difference is that the 8320 is clocked lower on stock settings, they can overclock the same.
I'm not sure that is entirely accurate. There is a little more to binning CPUs other than randomly assigning a model number such as separating chips from a wafer based on whether they are in the middle or closer to the edge. Whichever CPU I end up with is going to be cooled by a 2013 style Corsair H60. I just want to get a feel for people's personal experience with these chips to see if I'm wasting $40 on going with the FX8350 over the FX8320.