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 AMD FX Processors

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​​​Transform your PC into a multimedia powerhouse

Take your PC’s megatasking abilities to extreme levels with the first native 8-core desktop processor built with dynamic, tuneable performance to handle multiple intensive apps without breaking a sweat.

  • Advanced 3D gaming
  • Complex 3D modeling
  • HD video editing

​This Is FXing Serious

Meet the new AMD FX 8000 series processor – delivering up to eight cores of unlocked performance and massive overclocking headroom, plus new lower wattage options.1

 Liquid Cooling System

Overclock and keep cool with up to eight cores and 5 GHz of the most advanced technology you can buy.1

The AMD FX-series processor unleashes up to 5 GHz of performance and contains up to eight powerful cores, so you can game, overclock and get the max out of your experience.1

  • Control up to eight cores and 5 GHz of relentless power
  • Dominate your games with unlocked, maximum performance1
  • Combine it with an AMD Radeon™ R9 series graphics card for the ultimate gaming experience

Liquid Cooling System

  • Pre-filled, maintenance-free liquid cooling system
  • UltraFine Micro Channel cold plate optimizes liquid flow and heat dissipation
  • Durable and powerful liquid pump – dissipates heat effectively and helps maintain even temperatures through stable liquid circulation
  • Large aluminum radiator with a wide RPM range PWM fan creates a superb balance between cooling efficiency and noise

For more information on the liquid cooling system, visit coolermaster.com

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 Product Brief

AMD FX Processors unlock maximum, unrestrained processing performance for extreme responsiveness you can see and feel.

Maximum Performance

  • The industry's only 8-core desktop processor
  • Overclock with easy to use AMD Overdrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites1
  • Supreme power available from virtually every core configuration - also available in 6- and
    4-core variants
  • Aggressive performance for mega-tasking and intensive applications like video editing and
    3D modeling

Innovative Architecture

  • The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture
  • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and improved thermals
  • Can deliver cores and performance you need without raising the power requirements

An Industry Leader in Price for the Performance

  • Unlocked processors allow the maximum in tunable performance1
  • AMD Turbo CORE Technology dynamically adjusts performance to give you the best experience, no matter what you are doing
  • Get superior performance at a competitive price with unlocked technology1

 Features

New Instruction Capabilities

  • AVX - Advanced Vector Extensions increase parallelism for scientific and 3D apps using heavy floating point calculations
  • FMA4 and XOP – Floating-Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate and eXtended Operations improves throughput and performance on many integer and floating point vector functions
  • AES - Advanced Encryption Standard increases performance on encryption apps like TrueCrypt® and PCMark®

AMD FX Processors

We call it the new AMD FX 8-Core Processor Black Edition and it's unlocked for your overclocking pleasure.1 Experience unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with the industry's first 32nm 8-core desktop processor. Get the speed you crave with AMD Turbo CORE Technology to push your core frequencies to the limit when you need it most. Go beyond the limits of maximum speed with easy-to-use AMD OverDrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites. But the best part of all? You'll get all this impressive performance at an unbelievable price. You'll be asking yourself "what competition?" in no time.

AMD FX 8-Core Processors

  • The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture.
  • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals.

AMD Turbo CORE Technology

  • AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology.2 AMD Turbo CORE Technology is a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.

AMD Balanced Smart Cache

  • Shared L3 cache ( up to 8MB)
    • Improved scheduling and pre-fetch capabilities
    • 64-ways (16-ways/sub-cache)
    • Increased data queue sizes
    • Coherency for 8-cores

AMD Wide Floating Point Accelerator

  • Shared FP Scheduler
  • Dual 128-bit Floating point engines – capable of teaming together for 256-bit AVX instructions or operating separately with each core

HyperTransport™ Technology

  • One 16-bit link at up to 5600MT/s
  • Up to 8.0GB/s HyperTransport™ I/O bandwidth; Up to 16GB/s in HyperTransport Generation 3.0 mode
  • Up to 37GB/s total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus)

Benefit: Quick access times to system I/O for better performance.

Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology

  • A high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller
  • Supports up to DDR3-1866
  • Supports new low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V
  • Up to 29.9GB/s memory bandwidth for DDR3
  • New Pre-Fetcher improvements
  • Direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core)

Benefit: Optimized memory controller to feed more cores.

AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) Technology with IOMMU

  • Silicon feature-set enhancements designed to improve the performance, reliability and security of existing and future virtualization environments by allowing virtualized applications with direct and rapid access to their allocated memory.
  • IOMMU is an extension to AMD64 architecture to support address translation and access protection on DMA transfers
    • Security for User Level application and Virtual Machine guest operating system
      • Address translation and access control
      • Device isolation
      • Device assignment in virtualized systems
      • Security and trusted boot support
      • Unified interrupt management

Benefit: Helps virtualization software to run more securely and efficiently enabling a better experience when dealing with virtual systems

AMD PowerNow!™ AMD Technology (Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology)

  • Enhanced power management features which automatically and instantaneously adjusts performance states and features based on processor performance requirements
  • C6 power state flushes the cache and removes voltage from individual cores to help reduce power consumption
  • CC6 power state puts all cores in C6 into an even lower power state
    • for quieter operation and reduced power requirements
  • Separate memory controller power control
  • IO-based c-state interface
  • Works automatically without the need for drivers or BIOS enablement.
  • Power can be switched on or off within a single clock cycle, saving energy with minimal impact to performance

Benefit: Helps users get more efficient performance by dynamically activating or turning off parts of the processor.

 Model Number Comparison

AMD FX Processors​
Model Number Frequency Total L2 Cache L3 Cache Packaging Thermal Design Power CMOS Technology
FX 9590 4.7/5.0 GHz 8MB 8MB socket AM3+ 220W 32nm SOI
FX 9370 4.4/4.7 GHz 8MB 8MB socket AM3+ 220W 32nm SOI
FX 83704.0/4.3 GHz 8MB 8MB socket AM3+125W ​32nm SOI
FX 8370E ​3.3/4.3 GHz ​8MB8MBsocket AM3+ 95W32nm SOI
FX 83504.0/4.2 GHz 8MB 8MB socket AM3+ 125W 32nm SOI
FX 83203.5/4.0 GHz 8MB 8MB socket AM3+ 125W 32nm SOI
FX 8320E3.2/4.0 GHz 8MB8MBsocket AM3+95W32nm SOI
FX 6350 3.9/4.2 GHz 6MB 8MB socket AM3+ 125W 32nm SOI
FX 6300 3.5/4.1 GHz 6MB 8MB socket AM3+ 95W 32nm SOI
FX 6200 3.8/4.1 GHz 6MB 8MB socket AM3+ 125W 32nm SOI
FX 6100 3.3/3.9 GHz 6MB 8MB socket AM3+ 95W 32nm SOI
FX 4350 4.2/4.3 GHz 4MB 8MB socket AM3+ 125W 32nm SOI
FX 4300 3.8/4.0 GHz 4MB 4MB socket AM3+ 95W 32nm SOI
FX 4130 3.8/3.9 Ghz 4MB 4MB socket AM3+ 125W 32nm SOI
FX 4100 3.6/3.8 Ghz 4MB 8MB socket AM3+ 95W 32nm SOI


 

AMD64 Technology Yes
Simultaneous 32- & 64-bit computing Yes
L1 Cache (Instruction + Data) per core 128KB (64KB + 64KB)
L2 Cache (1MB per core) 8MB or 6MB or 4MB
L3 Cache 8MB (shared L3)
HyperTransport™ Technology HyperTransport™ Technology up to 4000MT/s full duplex, or up to 16.0GB/s I/O Bandwidth
Integrated DDR3 Memory Controller Yes
Memory Controller Width 128-bit
Type of Memory Supported Up to DDR3 1866
Memory Bandwidth Up to 21 GB/s dual channel memory bandwidth
Total Processor-to-system Bandwidth (HyperTransport plus memory bandwidth) Up to 37 GB/s
Process Technology 32 nanometer, SOI (silicon-on-insulator) Technology
Packaging AM3+
Thermal Design Power 220W, 125W, & 95W
Manufacturing Sites GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden, Germany

 Processor-in-a-Box

Choose the processor that’s right for you. Now you can create exactly what you want using a top-of-the-line AMD FX-series processor or the innovative AMD Accelerated Processor Unit (APU).

When building your desktop PC, choose from:

  • AMD FX processors
  • AMD A-Series APUs 
  • AMD Athlon™ APUs 
  • AMD Sempron™ APUs

Features  and Benefits

Each AMD PIB comes with:

  • A high-performance AMD processor
  • AMD-qualified heat sink and fan with thermal interface
  • Installation manual
  • AMD processor case sticker
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • Three-year limited warranty

AMD PIB Package Benefits

  • Each PIB is bar-coded for scanning and data tracking.
  • Tamper-resistant packaging helps ensure processor authenticity.

Available Models:

Package AM3+: FX 4100, FX 4130, FX 4170, FX 4300, FX 4350, FX 6100, FX 6200, FX 6300, FX 6350, FX 8120, FX 8150, FX 8320, FX 8320E, FX 8350, FX 8370E, FX 8370, FX 9370, FX 9590.​

  

  

  

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