AMD FX

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AMD FX
AMD FX Logo.png
Produced 2011
Marketed by AMD
Designed by AMD
Common manufacturer(s)
Max. CPU clock rate 2.8 GHz to 5.0 GHz
Min. feature size 32 nm
Instruction set AMD64/x86-64, MMX(+), SSE1, 2, 3, 3s, 4.1, 4.2, 4a, AES, CLMUL, AVX, XOP, FMA3, FMA4, CVT16/F16C, BMI1, ABM, TBM
Microarchitecture Bulldozer, Piledriver
Cores 4/2, 6/3, 8/4 (Cores/Modules)
Socket(s)

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.[1] 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.

Features[edit]

  • 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]

Further information: Bulldozer (microarchitecture)
Further information: List of AMD FX microprocessors

Piledriver architecture (2012): Vishera[edit]

Further information: Piledriver (microarchitecture)
Further information: List of AMD FX microprocessors

Notes[edit]

  • AMD later re-used the FX designation for some processors in its socket FM2/FM2+ APU lineup.

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "AMD FX Processors". AMD FX Processors. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Retrieved 12 September 2015. 

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