Sweclockers has reported that AMD is readying two new “Vishera” processors, the FX-8770 and FX-9000 which, like their predecessors, feature an AM3+ socket, 32 nm lithography and are based on the Piledriver x86 architecture.
What sets these two CPUs apart is the astounding TDP of 220 W and the FX-9000’s clock rate of 4.8 GHz / 5.0 GHz (base / turbo). This will necessitate some “interesting” cooling solutions and seems set to grant the FX-9000 the distinction of being the highest clocked stock processor.
|Processor||AMD FX-8350||AMD FX-8770||AMD FX-9000|
|Manufacturer||32 nm SOI HKMG||32 nm SOI HKMG||32 nm SOI HKMG|
|Cores||8 pcs. (4 pcs. Modules)||8 pcs. (4 pcs. Modules)||8 pcs. (4 pcs. Modules)|
|CPU Clock Base||4.0 GHz||Unknown||4.8 GHz|
|CPU Turbo Core||4.2 GHz||Unknown||5.0 GHz|
|L2 cache||4 x 2 MB||4 x 2 MB||4 x 2 MB|
|L3 cache||8 MB||8 MB||8 MB|
|Max. DDR3||1866 MHz||1866 MHz||1866 MHz|
|TDP||125 W||220 W||220 W|
AMD has yet to provide any official comment on the report, but we expect further details to be available at Computex 2013, which takes place from June 4 to June 8, 2013.