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AMD FX-8150 3.60GHz (4.20GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 8-Core Processor - Retail

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AMD FX Unlocked Black Edition, 8-Core Technology, 3.60GHz Clock Speed, 4.20GHz Turbo Frequency, 16MB Cache, DDR3-1866 Support, 125W TDP, 3 Year Warranty.

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 46821  
Stock code: CPU-ABFX-FD8150FRGUB
Manuf. code: FD8150FRGUBOX
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Introducing the world’s first unlocked 8-core CPU from AMD.

Experience responsive game play and mega-tasking performance with the AMD FX 8-Core Processor Black Edition.
- World's first native 8-core desktop processor.
- Overclock for a big boost in performance and speed.
- More speed when you need it most with AMD Turbo CORE Technology.

Product Features:
> World’s first native 8-core desktop processor.
> Overclocking capabilities — Unlocked for a big boost in performance and speed.
> “Bulldozer” architecture — Designed to increase core communication for unparalleled multitasking and pure core performance; also available with 6- and 4-core processors.
> AMD Turbo CORE Technology — A burst of speed for the task at hand. Delivers dynamic core performance boosts depending on users’ workload at frequencies of up to 900MHz faster.
> AMD OverDrive™ software — Tuning controls to push performance to the limits and monitors system stability when overclocking.
> 32nm die shrink — Stable and smooth performance with impressive energy efficiency.
> Advanced Instruction Support — accelerates a new generation of applications: SSE3, SSE4.1/4.2, AVX, AES, XOP, FMA4.
> Larger Caches — increase everyday performance with support up to 8MB L2 Cache and 8MB L3 Cache.

Maximum Performance
> More cores, the power you crave, at virtually every price point.
- The industry’s only competitively priced 8-core consumer processor.
- Designed for more speed and overall performance.
- Maximum power available from virtually every core configuration.
- Maximum multitasking.
- Aggressive performance for intensive applications like video editing and 3D modeling.

Innovative Architecture
> All-new architecture for maximum flexibility and efficiency.
- Delivers advanced performance with lower power requirements.
- Super-fast, unrestrained data flow.

Outstanding Price Per Performance
> All AMD FX processors are unlocked to allow the maximum tunable performance.
- All AMD FX Processors are unlocked, allowing you to overclock your processor.

- 8-Cores
- Unlocked
- 16MB Cache
- DDR3-1866
- 3600MHz Clock
- 4200MHz Turbo

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer amd
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 01276 803100
Warranty Period (yrs)3

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Comment by dom

can i put this cpu in the GIGABYTE GA-970A-DS3 AMD 970A (Socket AM3+) motherboard, if not what can you recommend to me

Response by thomasr

Yes this is compatible.

Thanks for your question.

Question  Bottlenecking? by Geno

Whats the best GPU i can use with this CPU without bottlenecking it

Answer by thomasr on Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Take a look at the HD 7850 2GB.

Thanks for your question.

Question  thermal paste by thuvar

Does this retail box comes with the thermal paste to be applied between the cpu and the heatsink cooller.

Answer by thomasr on Wednesday, October 10, 2012

This is pre-applied to the CPU Cooler.

Thanks for your question.

Question  would it work by max

Hi, I am making a gaming desktop and was thinking about using this processor but I'm not sure about the compatibility of the parts I have chosen, could you look at my wishlist and let me know what you think would work better, I have a few gpu's in there, Thanks,,

Answer by thomasr on Sunday, September 9, 2012

Yes this is compatible.

Thanks for your question.

Question  Would it bottleneck? by Anonymous

Would this processor bottleneck a HD 7850? And how would this CPU perform in Crysis 2? My current FX-4100 can barely run Crysis 2! :(

Answer by thomasr on Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Yes this will. See the Intel i5 range for a better gaming experience.

Thanks for your question.
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