Detailed side-by-side comparison
Historical price chart
The chart below shows official prices of AMD FX-4100, FX-4130 and FX-4170 processors:
Q: Is it possible to unlock disabled cores on the AMD FX-4130 CPU, or unlock additional 4 MB of L3 cache?
A: No. This processor does have 4 disabled cores and disabled L3 cache, but there is no known way to unlock them.
Q: My processor is running 55C under load. Is this normal?
A: Safe CPU temperatures are 60 degrees Celsius and below. It may
still run fine with CPU temperatures, exceeding 60C threshold by a
few degrees. Running the FX-4130 close to 70 degrees and higher is not
Q: I have an AMD FX-4130 CPU. Is it possible to upgrade it?
A: Probably yes. Processor compatibility is determined by your motherboard. Please check CPU-Upgrade.com resource for CPU support list for your board.
Sorry, overclocking information is not available at this time.
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Feb 01, 2013
: Earlier this week XBiT laboratories
published two slides,
showing updated AMD desktop lineup. On the lower end of that lineup
AMD had FX-4130 microprocessor, and the mid- and high-performance
products were Piledriver-based FX-4300, FX-6300, FX-8320 and FX-8350 CPUs with
"Vishera" core. The most intriguing was that the FX-4130 had box part
number FD4130WMHKBOX, which was different from previously launched
FX-4130 CPU with FD4130FRGUBOX box SKU.
Bits and pieces: AMD FX-4130 is in stores, Athlon X4 700-series listed
Oct 03, 2012
: Yesterday AMD released "Trinity" APUs, several with locked clock
multiplier, and three "K" SKUs with unlocked multiplier. Locked and
unlocked parts use new box design, with white- or black-colored
background. As usually, all product specifics on boxed AMD processors,
including model and serial numbers, are listed on a sticker on the top
of the box. It seems that stickers on processors, shipped in Japan,
show wrong information.
AMD launches FX-4130, cuts prices of desktop CPUs
Aug 27, 2012
: On Friday we reported on new FX-4130 microprocessor, as well as
price cuts across all A-Series, FX-Series and Phenom II families,
coming on August 27, that is today. Starting today, A-Series Accelerated
Processing Units (APUs) are 15.7% cheaper on average.
AMD to drop prices, launch FX-4130 CPU on August 27
Aug 24, 2012
: AMD today updated A-Series, FX-Series and Phenom II pricing pages,
lowering prices on full range of "Llano" APUs, and high performance
K10 and "Bulldozer" CPUs. The pages shows effective date August
27, which suggests that the price drops will happen next Monday.
Overall, the prices were cut by 1% - 23%.
AMD FX-4130 CPU is available for pre-order
Aug 20, 2012
: Since the introduction and FX series of high performance processors
in October of last year, AMD released 9 different quad-, hexa- and
octo-core FX models, three of which were exclusively shipped in OEM
computers. During that time, another 7 SKUs were spotted in leaked AMD
documents and in CPU support lists for socket AM3 motherboards. The
SKUs are 4120, 4130, 4150 and 4200 from FX-4000 series, 8140
and 8170 from FX-8000 series, and FX-6130. These FX processors were
expected to be launched in the 1st and 2nd quarters of this year, but that
New AMD FX processors sighted in MSI support list
Apr 10, 2012
: In March Donanimhaber published a slide with details of two
FX-Series microprocessors, coming in the second quarter. According to
the slide, AMD FX-4130 and FX-6130 are not going to be the fastest
CPUs on the block, as such we hope that they will be less expensive
than current FX-4170 and FX-6200 products. Specifications of FX-4130
and FX-6130 CPUs were recently confirmed, when MSI
their specs to CPU support list of MSI 890FXA-GD70 motherboard.
AMD FX-4130 and FX-6130 CPUs are in the works
Mar 23, 2012
: In February AMD launched two FX-Series microprocessors, quad-core
FX-4170 and six-core FX-6200. Compared to older FX-4100 and FX-6100
models, new chips sported increased stock frequencies, up to 4.2 GHz
and 3.8 GHz respectively, albeit at the expense of higher 125 Watt
TDP. According to a slide
by Donanimhaber, two more quad- and six-core FX processors will be
available next month. AMD FX-4130 and FX-6130 will not be the fastest
in the 4000 and 6000 series, as their purpose is to fill a gap
between 5-month old FX-4100 and FX-6100 SKUs, and FX-4170 / FX-6200
chips from last month.