Articles tagged Bulldozer,Zambezi,Interlagos,Valencia,Piledriver
Monday, February 17, 2014
AMD FX-9590 and FX-9370 Review: Socket AM3+ Platform's Swan-song.
AMD roadmap tells us about the company had finished evolution of Socket AM3+ platform and FX processors. Vishera CPUs based on Piledriver microarchitecture is the last CPUs for this platform. We have tested the last additions in this lineup: eight-core FX-9370 and FX-9590 with monstrous TDP.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
AMD FX-8350, FX-8320, FX-6300 and FX-4300: All Vishera Processors in One Review!
The launch of Socket AM3+ processors with Piledriver microarchitecture inspired many AMD fans. However, until recently we only based our opinion on the results obtained from the top model in the new AMD FX family. Today we are going to make up for this omission and carry out a detailed performance analysis of all Vishera processors with eight, six and four cores.
Monday, October 22, 2012
AMD FX-8350 Processor Review: Tuned-Up Bulldozer.
Piledriver microarchitecture, a refreshed Bulldozer, has finally reached the flagship AMD FX processors. Will it make the Socket AM3+ platform more appealing than LGA 1155? Quite possible, because the new AMD microarchitecture wasn’t the only trick they had up their sleeve.
Monday, October 1, 2012
AMD Trinity for Desktops. Part 2: Socket FM2 Platform and AMD A10-5800K Processor Review.
Trinity demonstrated some very inspiring performance in graphics tests last week. However, AMD’s traditional weakness is its x86 cores. Let’s see if the company engineers managed to resolve this problem in the new Piledriver microarchitecture that found its way into promising hybrid processors.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
AMD Trinity for Desktops. Part 1: Graphics Core.
New hybrid AMD Trinity processors for desktop systems haven’t been officially launched yet. However, we prepared a detailed review of their graphics omponent.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
AMD FX-8120, AMD FX-6100 and AMD FX-4100 CPUs Review.
We will talk about the mainstream and entry-level AMD FX CPU modifications based on Bulldozer microarchitecture and featuring eight-, six- and four-core design.
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Asus M5A99X EVO and Asus M5A97 EVO: two Simpler Mainboards for AMD Bulldozer.
To study the design and functionality of the mainstream and entry-level chipsets for the AMD Bulldozer platform we decided to go with two mainboards from Asus: Asus M5A99X EVO and Asus M5A97 EVO, based on AMD 990X and AMD 970 chipsets respectively. In our today’s review we are going to compare them against one another as well as against the previously tested mainboards on the top Socket AM3+ core logic set.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Five Years with Bulldozer: Asus Sabertooth 990FX Mainboard Review.
This mainboard belongs to the “TUF” series (The Ultimate Force), which stands out due to unique design and high-quality components. The primary advantages of the mainboards in this series are superior stability and long life span.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Flagship Mainboards for Bulldozer from Asus, Gigabyte and MSI.
Today we are going to talk about three Socket AM3+ mainboards based on a combination of AMD 990FX North Bridge and AMD SB950 South Bridge from the leading mainboard makers. They are Asus Crosshair V Formula, Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD7 and MSI 990FXA-GD80. We will check out their packaging and accessories, design and functionality, BIOS options, overclocking potential, performance and power consumption.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Bulldozer Has Arrived: AMD FX-8150 Processor Review.
The great revolution that AMD has been talking about for so long has finally happened! Today we managed to meet an eight-core desktop processor based on the long-anticipated Bulldozer microarchitecture. Find out from our review if AMD managed to regain the long lost leadership this time.