It also unveiled the new 4.7 GHz FX-9370 CPU. Both new processors feature the "Piledriver" architecture, and AMD Turbo Core 3.0 technology to dynamically optimize performance across CPU cores and enable maximum computing for the most intensive workloads.
"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."
The new AMD FX CPUs will be available from system integrators globally beginning this summer. Two models will be available:
- FX-9590: Eight "Piledriver" cores, 5 GHz Max Turbo
- FX-9370: Eight "Piledriver" cores, 4.7 GHz Max Turbo
Written by: James Delahunty @ 11 Jun 2013 13:25