AMD prepares two new FX processors

AMD is currently working on two new FX processors that are to debut sometime in Q2 2012, most probably in April. The two new FX models will join the five already released FX processors.

Oriented towards the budget market the new quad-core FX-4130 will run at base speed of 3.8 GHz and will feature a tiny Turbo Core boost speed of 3.9 GHz. What makes this chip peculiar is that it will feature just 4 MB of L3 cache, half of what all other FX chips sport at the moment. The L2 cache, however, will remain untouched at 4 MB.

AMD FX Logo

The new FX-4130 will be joined by the six-core FX-6130 that will run at 3.6 GHz base speed while its Turbo will take it to 3.9 GHz. This chip will feature full 8 MB of L3 cache.

Both chips feature 125 W TDP. Pricing is unknown at the moment.


Source: Techpowerup

Related posts

Acer debuts Iconia W3 tablet

The Finnish web site of the Taiwanese hardware company Acer has first leaked information on the upcoming new Iconia W3 tablet. The device will be based on the Intel Clover Trail platform and will include a dual core Intel Atom Z2760 processor at 1.5 GHz, an integrated Intel GMA 3650 video...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android 3.0 tablet announced

Samsung Electronics and Nvidia unveiled the newest Galaxy Tab tablet, a 10.1 model which uses the NVIDIA Tegra 2 and Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), the first GPU-accelerated user interface designed for tablets and other larger-screen devices. The tablet is only 10.9mm thick and weights 599 grams...

Nokia Catwalk to arrive on May 15

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia will soon release a new flagship smartphone that may turn the fortunes of the company. Scheduled for May 15, the new Nokia smartphone, codenamed Catwalk, will pack powerful hardware yet it may not cost that much. According to the preliminary...

Leave a comment