AMD is one of the known giants in the processors and graphic chips business. AMD was the first to cross the 1 GHz clock speed on its commercially available processors and now again it has become the first to launch the 8-core 5 GHz processor, the AMD FX-9590, giving rise to the FX-9000 family.
Along with this, AMD announced exclusive collaboration with Square Enix to optimize “THIEF” for the Graphics Core Next architecture in select AMD Radeon graphics processors, as well as the x86 and other graphics architectures featured in AMD A-Series APUs.
AMD FX-9000 Series Processor
AMD today unveiled its most powerful member of the legendary AMD FX family of CPUs, the world’s first commercially available 5 GHz CPU processor, the AMD FX-9590. These 8-core CPUs deliver new levels of gaming and multimedia performance for desktop enthusiasts. AMD FX-9000 Series CPUs will be available initially in PCs through system integrators.
The new FX 5 GHz processor is an emphatic performance statement to the most demanding gamers seeking ultra-high resolution experiences including AMD Eyefinity technology. This is another proud innovation for AMD in delivering the world’s first commercially available 5 GHz processor.
The new 5 GHz FX-9590 and 4.7 GHz FX-9370 feature the “Piledriver” architecture, are unlocked for easy overclocking and pave the way for enthusiasts to enjoy higher CPU speeds and related performance gains. Additionally, these processors feature AMD Turbo Core 3.0 technology to dynamically optimize performance across CPU cores and enable maximum computing for the most intensive workloads.
Two models will be available: The FX-9590: Eight “Piledriver” cores, 5 GHz Max Turbo and The FX-9370: Eight “Piledriver” cores, 4.7 GHz Max Turbo.
Lets compare the AMD FX-9000 Series processor with other models:
The new AMD FX CPUs will be available from system integrators globally beginning this summer.
AMD collaboration with Square Enix to optimize “THIEF”
The FX-9000 Series Processor was not the only major announcement by AMD. It announced exclusive collaboration with Square Enix to optimize “THIEF” for the Graphics Core Next architecture in select AMD Radeon graphics processors, as well as the x86 and graphics architectures featured in AMD A-Series APUs. Developed in conjunction with the AMD Gaming Evolved program, “THIEF” will extensively leverage the advanced capabilities of AMD Radeon graphics processors including AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology for panoramic gaming, AMD CrossFire multi-GPU technology for supreme performance, and state-of-the-art DirectX 11 rendering for pristine image quality.
AMD and “THIEF” together have a great vision for an incredible gaming performance of a PC powered by AMD Radeon graphics. AMD and it’s exclusive hardware partner for “THIEF” continue to demonstrate that the best experience for gamers and developers lives at AMD with the Gaming Evolved program.
Square Enix is present at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) with a wide variety of games and demonstrations to be discovered and experienced hands-on in the South Hall, or online on its YouTube channel.