AMD FX-4350 and FX-6350 CPUs are available for pre-order
AMD FX-Series "Piledriver" processors have been launched last October, and included FX-4300 and FX-6300 95 Watt CPUs, together with FX-8320 and FX-8350 125 Watt parts. It was rumored that AMD will launch several more SKUs at the end of Q4 2012, but those rumors were not realized, and we're still waiting for FX-4320, FX-4350, FX-6350 and FX-8300. The good news is that two out of four FX processors, namely FX-4350 and FX-6350, are now available for pre-order in US.
AMD FX-4300 and FX-6300 series microprocessors are based on Piledriver architecture. They support the same technologies and instruction set extensions, and differ by the number of cores, clock speed, TDP, and the size of L2 and L3 caches. Standard features of two unreleased processors, FX-4350 and FX-6350, include 8 MB L3 cache and 125 Watt TDP. AMD FX-4350 has 4 CPU cores, clocked at 4.2 GHz, and up to 4.3 GHz when only 2 cores are loaded. The processor is currently priced at $142.68, that is $9 more expensive than the FX-4300 in the same store. The FX-6350 is a 6-core CPU, and it runs at 3.9 GHz, and up to 4.2 GHz. This chip is priced at $154.57, or $10 more expensive than the FX-6300. Seeing that the pre-order prices are very close to prices of FX-4300 and FX-6300 models, we can hope that the official prices of 125 Watt FX products will be also close to official prices of 95 Watt CPUs.
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