AMD issued a small refresh on its lineup of FX processors with the launch of the FX-4350 and FX-6350. Both based on the "Piledriver" architecture, feature an AM3+ socket, and support the "latest instructions including AVX and FMA3." The new CPUs can essentially be viewed as faster and less energy-efficient versions of their predecessors since both the FX-4350 and FX-6350 feature a 400 MHz increase in base clock and 30 W higher TDP than the FX-4300 and FX-6300, respectively.
AMD is rolling out two new members of the legendary FX CPU family, and as always, they bring the unlocked performance you’ve come to know and love from AMD [
The AMD FX-4350 processor, for enthusiasts who like to watch crisp HD video and run multiple compute-intensive apps, is a 4-core CPU that clocks at a 4.3GHz Max Turbo operating frequency and 12MB of L2 and L3 cache in a 125W thermal envelope. With up to 10% more performance[ii] than our previous generation[iii] and a competitive price of $122,[iv] this is a hard-to-beat part.
Also announced today, the AMD FX-6350 is a 6-core CPU with up to 4.2GHz Max Turbo operating frequency and 14MB of L2 and L3 cache. This 6-core CPU gives PC users capabilities to accomplish breathtaking 3D modeling and HD video editing. This part is all about bringing maximum multitasking with up to 10% more performance[v] than our previous generation[vi], all for the great price of $13