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AMD unveils 5GHz processor
Press release; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Thursday 13 June 2013]

AMD has unveiled two new members for its FX family of CPUs: the FX-9590, which AMD claims to be the world's first commercially available 5GHz CPU processor, and the FX-9370. The AMD FX-9000 series CPUs will be available initially in PCs through system integrators.

The new 5GHz FX-9590 and 4.7GHz FX-9370 feature the Piledriver architecture, and are unlocked for easy overclocking. Additionally, these processors feature AMD Turbo Core 3.0 technology to optimize performance across CPU cores.

The new AMD FX CPUs will be available beginning this summer.

AMD new FX-9000 series CPU specifications

Model

Number of core

Clock speed

Architecture

FX-9590

8

5GHz

Piledriver

FX-9370

8

4.7GHz

Piledriver

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes

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