AMD releases FX-6200 and FX-4170 processors
AMD sends word out that it will launch its quad-core FX-4170 processor running at 4.2Ghz with a boost up to 4.3Ghz when the Turbo feature is enabled. AMD FX-6200 will come in with a 6-core at 3.8Ghz with a 4.1Ghz Turbo boost. The FX-4170 is the first of two 32nm desktop processors.
FX-4170 will ship with 4MB L2 cache and the FX6200 with 6MB L2 cache @ 125w with a Northbridge clock speed of 2.2Ghz. Pricing for both processors has not yet been released by AMD. The company has also reduced pricing on its 3.1Ghz FX-8120 (8-core) from $205 to $185, and its 3.3Ghz FX-6100 (6-core) from $155 to $145. The AMD FX-8150, however, remains at $249.
The FX-6200 and FX-4170 are expected to be available this week in North America, with other countries to follow.
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