AMD FX-Series processors Specifications revealed

Gigabyte has revealed the AMD FX-Series processors lineup compatible with their 990FX motherboard

The AMD FX-Series processors lineup are composed of 8 core, 6 core and 4 core processors. The flagship for this lineup will be AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer clocked at 3.6GHz with a TDP of 125W. Below is the list of AMD FX-Series processors, with their specifications, that is compatible with Gigabyte’s GA-990FXA-UD7.


amd fx-series processors ga-990fxa-ud7

VendorCPU ModelFrequencyL2 CacheL3 CacheCore NameProcessSteppingTDPSystem Bus

Based on the table above, the final stepping for the FX-Series is B2. Also Notice that there are two versions of AMD FX-8120. One is with a TDP or 125W and the other is with only a TDP of 95W. Obviously the 125W version of FX-8120 has more potential as compared to the 95W version.

It is also easy to tell which is the 8 core, 6 core and 4core in the FX-Series. Notice their CPU Model number. All the 8 core processor series belongs to the AMD FX-8000 series, while the 6 core starts with FX-6000 and lastly the quad core with FX-4000.

Further it is suggested that the FX-6100 and FX-4100 are more likely to be Zambezi processors with 1 and 2 modules disabled.

Unfortunately the table given did not mention about it’s Turbo Core capabilities. Rumors has it that the AMD FX-Series processors release date will be probably by September or October of 2011.

Source: VR-Zone



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