Two New AMD Piledriver FX Processors Introduced
AMD has today announced two new desktop processors based on its current Piledriver processor architecture. The FX-4350 and FX-6350 follow the current naming convention for AMD processors, the former being a 4-core variant, and the latter featuring 6 cores, but offer improved clock speeds and L3 cache.
The FX-4350 boasts a 4.2GHz clock speed, coupled with 8MB of L3 cache. This makes the FX-4350 400MHz faster than the current FX-4300, and also doubles up on the L3 cache. The FX-6350 on the other hand boasts a 3.9GHz clock speed, and also offers 8MB of L3 cache, similar to the FX-4350. The FX-4350 has a 95W TDP, and ships for $122, whereas the FX-6350 pushes the TDP up to 125W, 30W higher than its FX-6300 counterpart, and is priced at $132.