AMD FX-Series processors Specifications revealed
Published on September 1st, 2011
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.
|Vendor||CPU Model||Frequency||L2 Cache||L3 Cache||Core Name||Process||Stepping||TDP||System 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.