Overclock for a big boost in performance and speed.
Perform mega-tasking and get pure core performance with new CPU architecture.
Get an extra burst of raw speed when you need it most with AMD Turbo CORE Technology.
Push your performance with tuning controls in the easy-to-use AMD OverDrive™ software
Enjoy stable, smooth performance with impressive energy efficiency thanks to a 32nm die.
AMD FX Processors unlock maximum, unrestrained processing performance for extreme responsiveness you can see and feel.
Overclock with easy to use AMD Overdrive™ and AMD Catalyst Control Center™ software suites.
Supreme power available from virtually every core configuration -
Aggressive performance for mega-tasking and intensive applications like video editing and 3D modeling
New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals
Can deliver more cores and more performance without raising the power requirements
Industry Leading Price Per Performance
Unlocked processors allow the maximum tunable performance
AMD Turbo CORE Technology dynamically adjusts performance to give you the best experience, no matter what you are doing
Get superior performance at a competitive price with unlocked technology
AMD Turbo CORE Technology
The AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology. AMD Turbo CORE Technology is a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
New Instruction Capabilities
AVX Advanced Vector Extensions increase parallelism tailored for scientific and 3D applications that use heavy floating point calculations
FMA4 and XOP Floating Point Vector Multiply -Accumulate improves throughput and performance on many vector functions (integer and floating point)
AES Advanced Encryption Standard noticeably increase performance on the latest encryption applications like TrueCrypt and benchmarks like PCMark
AMD Wide Floating Point Accelerator
Shared FP Scheduler
Dual 128-bit Floating point engines - capable of teaming together for 256-bit AVX instructions or operating separately with each core.
One 16-bit link at up to 5600MT/s
Up to 8.0GB/s HyperTransport™ I/O bandwidth; Up to 16GB/s in HyperTransport Generation 3.0 mode
Up to 37GB/s total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus)
Benefit: Quick access times to system I/O for better performance.
Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology
A high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller
Supports up to DDR3-18662
Supports new low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V
Up to 29.9GB/s memory bandwidth for DDR3
New Pre-Fetcher improvements
Direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core)
Benefit: Optimized memory controller to feed more cores
AMD Virtualization™ (AMD-V™) Technology with IOMMU
Silicon feature-set enhancements designed to improve the performance, reliability, and security of existing and future virtualization environments by allowing virtualized applications with direct and rapid access to their allocated memory.
OMMU is an extension to AMD64 architecture to support address translation and access protection on DMA transfers Security for User Level application and Virtual Machine guest operating system -Address translation and access control
Device assignment in virtualized systems
Security & trusted boot support
Unified interrupt management
Benefit: Helps virtualization software to run more securely and efficiently enabling a better experience when dealing with virtual systems