The World's first Unlocked 8-Core Processors unveiled

AMD has pulled the curtains on its FX series of processors which includes the first unlocked 8 core processors. Last month they earned a Guiness World Record for the highest clocked speed reecorded with its 8 core CPU which was then codenamed Bulldozer.

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ThePundit1810d ago

You think these could be more powerful than the i7s under Sandy bridge?

RocknRola1810d ago

it sure was the fastest clocked processors

kaveti66161809d ago

faster clock is but one of many factors that indicate power.

Unfortunately for AMD, Intel's SandyBridge line still trumps the latest offering from AMD.

sjaakiejj1808d ago (Edited 1808d ago )

Clock speed says very little about the actual performance of a processor. If you want to know how powerful it is compared to other alternatives, the easiest stat to look at is the number of IPS.

In fact, high Clock Speeds might actually decrease a processors performance, as seen with Intel's Pentium 4 line-up.

eoinrade1809d ago

This is really old news. Sandy Bridges are still better and cheaper for gaming.

TVippy1808d ago

More powerful - yes, cheaper - doubt it.

Agent_hitman1809d ago (Edited 1809d ago )

Nice CPU for gaming, but still expensive cause even the six core i7 can beat this CPU in performance, AMD should cut the price of this to be able to compete with intel..

ThePundit1809d ago

I wonder what's going to happen to AMD if things progress in the same vein - I hope they don't take ATi down with them.

TVippy1808d ago

Exactly man. We need more competition. BTW, imagine Intel's prices if it was one company on the market.