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  • Manufacturer: AMD
  • UPC #730143303637
  • Model #FD9590FHHKWOF
  • AMD FX Processors unlock maximum, unrestrained processing performance for extreme responsiveness you can see and feel.

    Blow away the competition with the unrestrained power of an AMD FX Processor. Unlocked out of the box and competitively-prices, AMD FX Processors give you more bang for your buck with aggressive performance and lighting-fast responsiveness.



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    (Manufacturer # FD9590FHHKWOF )

    Transform your PC into a multimedia powerhouse

    Take your PC's megatasking abilities to extreme levels with the first native 8-core desktop processor built with dynamic, tuneable performance to handle multiple intensive apps without breaking a sweat.
    • Advanced 3D gaming
    • Complex 3D modeling
    • HD video editing
    Get more with the AMD FX™ 9000 Series Processor in your system
    Enjoy the highest clocks and the most cores you can get on a consumer desktop PC with the AMD FX™ 9000 Series Processor family, from the company behind proven high-performance processors in the PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One™ gaming consoles, and Radeon™ graphics cards.3,4

    Featuring a 220 Watt TDP, the AMD FX™ 9000 Series processors have special system requirements including a robust liquid cooling system.
    Maximum Performance
    • The industry's only 8-core desktop processor
    • Overclock with easy to use AMD Overdrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites1
    • Supreme power available from virtually every core configuration - also available in 6- and 4-core variants
    • Aggressive performance for mega-tasking and intensive applications like video editing and 3D modeling
    Innovative Architecture
    • The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture
    • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and improved thermals
    • Can deliver cores and performance you need without raising the power requirements
    An Industry Leader in Price for the Performance
    • Unlocked processors allow the maximum in tunable performance1
    • 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 technology1
    New Instruction Capabilities
    • AVX - Advanced Vector Extensions increase parallelism for scientific and 3D apps using heavy floating point calculations
    • FMA4 and XOP - Floating-Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate and eXtended Operations improves throughput and performance on many integer and floating point vector functions
    • AES - Advanced Encryption Standard increases performance on encryption apps like TrueCrypt® and PCMark®
    AMD FX Processors
    We call it the new AMD FX 8-Core Processor Black Edition and it's unlocked for your overclocking pleasure.1 Experience unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with the industry's first 32nm 8-core desktop processor. Get the speed you crave with AMD Turbo CORE Technology to push your core frequencies to the limit when you need it most. Go beyond the limits of maximum speed with easy-to-use AMD OverDrive™ technology and AMD Catalyst™ Control Center™ software suites. But the best part of all? You'll get all this impressive performance at an unbelievable price. You'll be asking yourself "what competition?" in no time.
    AMD FX 8-Core Processors
    • The industry's first and only native 8-core desktop processor for unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with "Bulldozer" architecture.
    • New 32 nanometer die shrink designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals.
    AMD Turbo CORE Technology
    • AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology.2 AMD Turbo CORE Technology is a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
    AMD Balanced Smart Cache
    • Shared L3 cache ( up to 8MB)
      • Improved scheduling and pre-fetch capabilities
      • 64-ways (16-ways/sub-cache)
      • Increased data queue sizes
      • Coherency for 8-cores
    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
    HyperTransport™ Technology
    • 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 DDR3-1866
    • 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.
    • IOMMU 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 isolation
        • Device assignment in virtualized systems
        • Security and 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
    AMD PowerNow!™ AMD Technology (Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology)
    • Enhanced power management features which automatically and instantaneously adjusts performance states and features based on processor performance requirements
    • C6 power state flushes the cache and removes voltage from individual cores to help reduce power consumption
    • CC6 power state puts all cores in C6 into an even lower power state
      • for quieter operation and reduced power requirements
    • Separate memory controller power control
    • IO-based c-state interface
    • Works automatically without the need for drivers or BIOS enablement.
    • Power can be switched on or off within a single clock cycle, saving energy with minimal impact to performance
    1. AMD's product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware.
    2. AMD Turbo Core technology is available only with select AMD A-Series accelerated processing units.
    3. AMD FX™ 9590 has the highest nominal (4.7 GHz) and turbo (5.0 GHz) clock rates of any x86-compatible desktop CPU. Intel's fastest CPU, the i7-4790K, has a 4.0 GHz nominal and 4.4 GHz max turbo clock rate. See ark.intel.com for competing models.DTV-34.
    4. Each of the AMD FX™ 8000 and FX™ 9000 Series CPUs have 8 CPU cores, the highest number of CPU cores you can get on an x86-compatible desktop CPU. Intel's desktop x86 CPU with the highest number of CPU cores is the i7-5960X, which also has 8 CPU cores. See ark.intel.com for competing models. DTV-35
    Frequency 4.7/5.0 GHz
    Total L2 Cache 8MB
    L3 Cache 8MB
    Thermal Design Power 220W
    CMOS Technology 32nm SOI
    AMD64 Technology Yes
    Simultaneous 32- & 64-bit computing Yes
    Processor in a Box
    • A high-performance AMD processor
    • Installation manual
    • AMD processor case sticker
    • Certificate of authenticity


    CPU cooler not included. Requires liquid cooling system.

    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Manufacturer: AMD
    CPUs/Processors: Desktop
    Socket: AM3+
    Number of Cores: 8
    Processor Speed: 3.5 - 5.0
    Total Cache: 16
    Unlocked Multiplier: No
    Virtualization Technology Support: Yes
    Embedded Video: No


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