AMD announce 3 new AM3+ FX CPUs

New AMD FX CPUs inbound

AMD announce 3 new AM3+ FX CPUs


AMD announce 3 new AM3+ FX CPUs


After AMD's announcement of their new Radeon R9 285 series of graphics cards, AMD announced that they will also be adding 3 new CPUs to their AM3+ FX line-up.

The CPUs AMD will be bringing to market are the FX-8370, the FX-8370E and the FX-8320E.


AMD announce 3 new AM3+ FX CPUs


All the upcoming CPUs will be based on the 32 nm "Vishera" silicon, so these CPUs should be considered as a simply Piledriver refresh.

The FX-8370 is sn AMD eight-core socket AM3+ processor which will come along with a energy efficient variant the FX-8370E, both feature out of the box clock speeds of 4.10 GHz, with TurboCore frequencies of 4.30 GHz. The standard FX-8370 variant features 125W TDP, while the FX-8370E features 95W. The two will sell at the same price-points as the existing FX-8350 $189 US).

The AMD overclocking team stated that these new variants overclock better than their existing FX counterparts, but this needs to be verified by non-AMD staff.

Finally we have the FX-8320E which is in essence an optimized FX-8320 with a core clock of 3.50 GHz, turbo clock of 4.00 GHz, an 8 MB L3 Cache and a 95W TDP. This processor is priced at $139 US.

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