AMD FX-8150 Black Edition 3.6GHz Socket AM3+

  • AMD FX-8150 Black Edition 3.6GHz Socket AM3+
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The AMD FX-8150 Black Edition features a base frequency of 3.6GHz with a Turbo Core clock of 3.9GHz and a Max Turbo speed of 4.2GHz. AMD's Turbo Core technology has been enhanced for FX processors to include a new mode that boosts all Cores when there's enough thermal headroom. This allows new highly threaded scenarios to take advantage of the extra frequency.

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By TechSpot on -

Breaking down our benchmark results we find that the AMD FX-8150 offers huge performance improvements over the Phenom II range when testing with Excel 2010, while it matched the Core i5-2500K and Core i7 920 processors. Our custom WinRAR benchmark...

By uk.hardware.info on -

Late May we published a huge round-up of 45 desktop processors , followed by a review of Intel's fourth generation Core processors . Our readers immediately, and understandably, came with the request for a similar group test of laptop processors. It's...

By uk.hardware.info on -

On June 4 Intel is launching its next generation Core processors, also called Haswell. That means it's the perfect opportunity for us to retest all current processors and a number of older ones with a completely new test configuration. It will not only...

By Techgage on -

Ok. You, the readers, were right. We screwed up. I'll be the first to admit that when we picked the components for our current cooler testing machine a few years back, we blew it.It's not that the gear is bad, per se, it just isn't best-suited for...

By Tom's Hardware on -

Benchmarking 86 CPUs takes a while. After long last, though, we have 51 models from AMD and 35 from Intel tested in our current suite. If you want to know how your processor sizes up to its competition, you'll find plenty of comparison data inside! 86...

By Phoronix on -

To no real surprise at all, bdver1 led to the best results for this AMD FX-8150 Bulldozer processor, the only interesting facts are the improvements by which the resulting binaries were faster for the different workloads compared to the other...

By Phoronix on -

Under some workloads Ubuntu 12.10 is faster on the AMD FX-8150 system while in other cases it's noticeably slower than Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Stay tuned for some more articles coming out shortly that look at the performance changes in finer detail...

By Hardware Secrets on -

The new Core i7-3770K is a no-brainer if you were considering buying the Core i7-2600K; it costs the same and is faster.It is, however, very important to understand that this processor is targeted to users who will really benefit from additional...

By Phoronix on -

While Himeno between K8 and bdver1 yields a net performance improvement, when targeting k8-sse3/btver1/barcelona the performance was actually even better than when bdver1 was used. Lastly, with C-Ray there is a small performance improvement in...

By PCQuest on -

It has heating issues but comes nicely packaged and so is easy to carry and connect. PrintCommentEmailDiggDel.icio.usRedditTwitter...

By techPowerUp! on 74

AMD Bulldozer is with us for months now, more than enough time has passed for the product to set into its market slot. Bulldozer and AMD did not live up to expectations, nor did they deliver a competitive desktop product which they very much need...

By Tom's Hardware UK on -

Introducing a new processor architecture takes a colossal effort. AMD's modular Bulldozer design ran into its share of resistance at launch. Can a handful of software updates turn the company's flagship FX-8150 into the powerhouse AMD promised? The...

By Channel Pro on 40

AMD has finally released Bulldozer – find out how well the new FX range performsRating: 2Average: 2 (1 vote) There’s been plenty of confusion surrounding Bulldozer since we first heard about the new CPU microarchitecture back in July 2007 – we were...

By iXBT Labs on -

This time we'd like to offer you the summarized test results of as many as 71 processors. This generally marks the end of the year, not the end of another test method's life cycle (like the last time). We believe this summary contains all important...

By Computeractive on 80

Great new architectural design in a processor that doesn't quite live up to its potential - yet...

By Tom's Hardware UK on -

AMD’s FX processor line-up was supposedly designed with efficiency in mind, according to AMD. We're putting this claim to the test, assessing the Bulldozer architecture at a number of different clock rates and comparing the results to Intel's CPUs....

By PC Authority on 67

After a long, long wait, AMD has finally delivered Bulldozer. We put the higher-end FX-8150 offering through its paces....

By BeHardware on -

New processor architectures don’t come round all that often and there was a great deal of excitement in anticipation of Bulldozer. Breaking with the traditional vision of cores, its CMT architecture was indeed promising on paper but its integration...

By Metku.net on -

This is the first time we've had the chance to put the new architecture to test and unfortunately it turned out to be a bit of a let-down. In multi-threaded applications the performance is good, and the chip does overclock very nicely, but for...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 60

October marked a special occasion for CPU manufacturer AMD – it released its first completely new processor design since 2003. Athlon 64, for those that remember, heralded the golden age for AMD where by and large its chips matched or beat the...