AMD Goes Invincible With The World’s First 5 GHz Clocked FX-9000 Series Piledriver Processors

AMD Goes Invincible With The World’s First 5 GHz Clocked FX-9000 Series Piledriver Processors

AMD has announced their latest FX-9000 series processors at E3 2013 which would be the world’s first processor range clocked at 5 GHz native speeds. The two SKUs that have been announced
include the mammoth FX-9590 that is also the world’s first processor to
be clocked at 5 GHz, a number which many overclockers carve for.

AMD Goes Invincible With The World’s Fastest Clocked FX-9000 Series CPUs

“At E3 this week, AMD demonstrated why it is at the core of gaming,” said Bernd Lienhard, corporate vice president and general manager, Client Products Division at AMD. “The new FX 5 GHz processor is an emphatic performance statement to the most demanding gamers
seeking ultra-high resolution experiences including AMD Eyefinity
technology. This is another proud innovation for AMD in delivering the
world’s first commercially available 5 GHz processor.”
“AMD continues to push the envelope when it comes to desktop
capabilities and power performance,” said Wallace Santos, CEO and
founder of MAINGEAR. “In unveiling the world’s first 5 GHz 8-core CPU,
AMD continues to lead the way in innovation while providing our
customers with a best-in-class experience. We are thrilled to be part of
this exciting launch.”

AMD FX-9000 series processors include the flagship FX-9590 which would feature eight x86 Piledriver core and comes at a max turbo clock of 5 GHz with base
frequency of 4.7 GHz. These are the absolute limits for a normal
processor but the best part is that due to the higher TDP of 220W which
may require additional cooling offers additional room for overclocking.
The FX-9000 series also includes the FX-9370 which comes with a max
turbo speed of 4.7 GHz with base clock speed of 4.4 GHz. Again, this is
much higher than the speeds AMD offers on their FX-8000 Vishera lineup.
The FX-9370 also comes with a 220W TDP but additional room for
overclocking is available. Both processors come with the latest AMD
Turbo Boost 3.0 technology which dynamically optimizes performance
across CPU cores and enable maximum computing for the most intensive
workloads. The pricing has not been mentioned.
amd fx processors 9000
AMD FX-9590 AMD FX-9370 AMD FX-8350
Architecture Piledriver Piledriver Piledriver
Family Vishera Vishera Vishera
Manufacture 32 nm SOI HKMG 32 nm SOI HKMG 32 nm SOI HKMG
Cores 8 pcs. (4 pcs. Modules) 8 pcs. (4 pcs. Modules) 8 pcs. (4 pcs. Modules)
CPU Clock Base 4.7 GHz 4.4 Ghz 4.0 GHz
CPU Turbo Core 5.0 GHz 4.7 GHz 4.2 GHz
L2 cache 4 x 2 MB 4 x 2 MB 4 x 2 MB
L3 cache 8 MB 8 MB 8 MB
Max. DDR3 1866 MHz 1866 MHz 1866 MHz
TDP 220 W 220 W 125 W
Base AM3 + AM3 + AM3 +

amd fx 9000 lineup
fx 9590 performance

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