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 AMD FX™ Processors

Strike first. And last.

​AMD FX™ processors are a DirectX® 12 performance leader, with the highest clocks and the most cores you can get on a desktop PC.

 Stay on the path to glory with an AMD FX™ processor in your system.

AMD FX™ Processors deliver the highest clocks and most cores1,2 you can get on a consumer desktop – plus more cache memory than comparably-priced competition3 – for a top-tier experience with Windows® 10 and DirectX® 12.

From AMD, the company behind proven high performance processors in the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One™ gaming consoles, and Radeon™ graphics cards.


​More cores, higher clocks.1,2

Your game continues with AMD FX™ processors.

Stay on the path to glory.

Strike first – and last – with AMD FX™ processors.

 Gear up for gaming

  • More performance than you need to play the most popular game titles
  • Take full advantage of DirectX® 12’s advanced feature set
  • Up to eight CPU cores ready to deliver improved game performance
  • Handles the most demanding multi-threaded graphics engines

 The control you want

  • Unlocked clock multiplier for a powerful overclocking advantage4
  • Highly configurable power and performance curve via AMD OverDrive™ software
  • Tailor your experience to your personal preference, whether it’s performance, efficiency, or low noise

 Reliability you deserve

  • AMD processors power premium products and world-class operations from industry leaders like HP, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics, and Sony
  • The AMD FX™ processor is built from the company’s 8th generation x86 CPU architecture based on over 40 years of silicon-crafting experience


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

Maximum Performance

  • The industry's first 8-core desktop processor
  • Overclock with easy to use AMD Overdrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites4
  • 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 native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture
  • Can deliver the performance you need without raising power requirements

An Industry Leader in Price for the Performance

  • Unlocked processors allow the maximum in tunable performance4
  • AMD Turbo Core Technology dynamically adjusts performance to give you the best experience, no matter what you are doing5
  • Get superior performance at a competitive price with unlocked technology


​AMD FX™ Processors

We call it the 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 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 most5. Go beyond the limits of flat-out 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 native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture.

AMD Turbo Core Technology

AMD FX™ Processors based on the “Bulldozer” architecture come equipped with AMD Turbo Core Technology.5 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

Advanced 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®

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 low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V
  • Up to 29.9GB/s memory bandwidth for DDR3
  • 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 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 adjust 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.

 AMD Processor-in-a-box

​Choose the processor that’s right for you. Now you can create exactly the desktop PC 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:

Features and Benefits

Each AMD FX™ Processor in a box 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. 

Additional Information:


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

*Featuring a 220 Watt TDP, the AMD FX™ 9000 Series processors have special system requirements including a robust liquid cooling system. For more information, see the AMD FX™ 9000 Series system requirements page.

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