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CPU clock rate 2.8 GHz to 5.0 GHz
Min. feature size
AMD64/x86-64, MMX(+), SSE1, 2, 3, 3s, 4.1, 4.2, 4a, AES, CLMUL, AVX, XOP, FMA3, FMA4, CVT16/F16C, BMI1, ABM, TBM
Cores 4/2, 6/3, 8/4 (Cores/Modules)
AMD FX is a series of high-end AMD microprocessors for personal computers. According to AMD's website, the FX-series is the industry's first native 8-core desktop processor. The FX-series is based on the  Bulldozer microarchitecture and its derivative Piledriver, which use a module design which contains two cores on one module.
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All AMD FX microprocessors are unlocked and overclockable.
Two Integers-Clusters (seen as logical cores from OS) in each Bulldozer
"Core". All models manufactured from 8 logical cores with simple OROCHI die production, in 938 pins µPGA package
AM3+ socket. 4 Bulldozer cores within FX-8 series, 3 in FX-6 series, and 2 in FX-4 series.
All models support up to 4
DIMMs of DDR3 1866/2133 memory.
Bulldozer architecture (2011): Zambezi [ edit ]
Piledriver architecture (2012): Vishera [ edit ]
AMD later re-used the FX designation for some processors in its socket FM2/FM2+
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