AMD FX™ processors are a DirectX® 12 performance leader, with the highest clocks and the most cores you can get on a desktop PC CPU.1,2 AMD FX™ processors deliver not just the highest clocks and most cores, but more cache memory than comparably-priced competition3 – for a top-tier experience with Windows® 10 and DirectX® 12.
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1. 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
2. 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
3. AMD FX™ 4000 Series CPUs ($80 to $100) have 12MB of total cache vs the Intel Pentium G and Core i3 4100 Series CPUs ($80 to $126) with 3.5MB total cache; AMD 6000 Series CPUs ($110 to $126) have 14MB of total cache vs the Intel Core i3 4300 Series CPUs ($138 to $160) with 4.5MB total cache; AMD FX™ 8000 and AMD FX™ 9000 Series CPUs ($140 to $230) have 16MB of total cache vs the Intel Core i5 4600 Series CPUs ($180 to $250) with 7MB total cache. Prices taken from Newegg.com 16/07/2015. See ark.intel.com for competing models. DTV-36
4. AMD FX™ product warranty does not cover damages caused by overclocking, even when overclocking is enabled via AMD hardware. GD-26
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