Though the "official" release has not been made by AMD, it didn't stop the pricing and preorders from pop up on shopblt.com.
AMD is hoping the upcoming FX "Vishera" second-generation Bulldozer multi-core CPUs are the success that many users hoped for with the original Bulldozer. With Steamroller looming around the corner, the FX "Vishera" CPUs are expected to release in October in four models.
The pricing listed by BLT (if accurate) has the flagship FX-8350 coming in at $253.00. Based on the specs revealed in late August, FX-8350 is listed with a 4.00 GHz clock speed (4.20 GHz TurboCore speed), eight-cores, 16 MB of total cache and TDP of 125W. The FX-8320 features 3.50 GHz clock speed, eight-cores, 16 MB of total cache and TDP of 125W. The FX-8320 is priced at $242.05.
|BLT Item #||Mfg. Part #||Description||Price|
|BPW4489||FD4300WMHKBOX||FX 4300 QC PROCESSOR AM3+ 8MB 95W 3800 MHZ||$131.62|
|BPW4488||FD6300WMHKBOX||FX 6300 6C PROCESSOR AM3+ 14MB 95W 3500 MHZ||$175.77|
|BPW4487||FD8320FRHKBOX||FX 8320 8C PROCESSOR AM3+ 16MB 125W 3500 MHZ||$242.05|
|BPW4486||FD8350FRHKBOX||FX 8350 8C PROCESSOR AM3+ 16MB 125W 4000 MHZ||$253.00|
To round off the list, the FX-6300 features 3.50 GHz clock speed (4.10 GHz TurboCore speed), six-cores, 14 MB of total cache, TDP of 95W. The FX-6300 is at priced $175.77. The FX-4300 features 3.80 GHz clock speed, four-cores, 8 MB of total cache, TDP of 95W, with an expected price of $131.62. None of the FX processors are expected to support integrated GPU, but will support a full list of "Piledriver" features.
An earlier version of this story erroneously listed certain features of Piledriver. To clarify, AMD Perfect Picture HD, AMD Steady Video 2.0 are graphics features and Wireless Display is for notebooks.