Monday, October 22, 2012

AMD launches eight-core Piledriver Vishera FX processors

Good news for gadgets geeks!!

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AMD, one of the leading and innovative chip designer, has released its Pile-driver desktop processors code named Vishera.

AMD showed off Vishera at IDF last month where The INQUIRER snapped a photo of an overclocked chip running at 5GHz. Now the company has taken the wraps off its eight-core Vishera chip, a processor that it hopes will finally bury memories of its disappointing Bulldozer Zambezi chip.


AMD's Vishera processors will continue to use Socket AM3+, meaning it is a drop-in upgrade for those customers lumbered with Zambezi processors.

The firm announcing four models all branded with the FX moniker. The low-end Vishera chip is the quad-core FX-4300 clocked at 3.8GHz boosted up to 4.0GHz, with 4MB of Level 3 cache.

Read more about it: The Inquirer


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