AMD quad-core FX-4350 and six-core FX-6350 get official

Shawn Knight

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AMD recently added two new chips to the FX processor family, the quad-core FX-4350 and the six-core FX-6350. Both chips are based on the Piledriver architecture, support the latest instruction sets including FMA3 and AVX and work with existing AM3+...

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These chips have been available for a while now but only in OEM guise. They're a decent alternative to Intel's i3's.


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I already use an FX-8350 but if I was interested ina budget build AMD would be my go to chip.


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I'll stick to the 1080T until it's worthwhile to upgrade.. maybe the next iteration of the chip.


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I think the most noteworthy thing here is that FX-4350 will get the full 8MBs of L3 memory, unlike FX-4300 w/ 4MB. Some benches and clock for clock comparisons should do nice in showing how much if at all in most cases, the L3 memory matters on them FXs.