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AMD FX-9590 5.0GHz Socket AM3+ Eight-Core Desktop Processor

100% Positive Reviews

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Pros: Lightning fast and Super to OC. Easy to obtain 5.2ghZ, The ultimate bang for buck.

Cons: This CPU must be liquid cooled. Draws 220TDP and not all AMD MotherBoards will support this beast!

I recently finished building my new rig,and installed the AMD FX-9590 on an ASUS Crosshair v Formula z. I was a little dubious at my decision at first as, I thought I may have overheating issues. I decided to instal a closed loop liquid Cooler (Corsair Hydro H105) and in fact, the CPU doesn't even come with any stock Fan Air cooler.

Well I spent a little time tuning to obtain a stable overclock and found it fun and quite easy to obtain a moderate 5.2 GHZ Overclock.

For benching all cores are un-parked and to my surprise ambient temps are around 20-25c at idle and peak around 60-65c running the most stressful of all the tests and Ive run quite a few.

I would thoroughly recommend this CPU to any one who wants to max out their settings for Flight Sims, High End Graphics and Gaming, that are CPU intensive. sonic.gif

I'm not a Fan Boy off AMD nor do I work for AMD and have no partiallity toward Intel nor AMD, They both manufacture good product!!!thumb.gif

Posted

Pros: 1.454 vc avg when watching in hwmonitor.

Cons: none.

So I have this under an corsair h80i cooler and it never breaks out of the 30 Celsius bracket even when gaming. Performance I find it snappier than the lil brother 8350. Purchased this and put it in place the 8350 in my gaming rig and now the 8350 is in my htpc. overall the heat and power consumption is not as bad as I thought it would be. Leaving it at 4.7 works flawlessly and pairs nicely with my gigabyte board.

Posted

Pros: SPEED!

Cons: None

Another Great CPU from AMD.....

To put the Intel skeptics at ease, please do your research or buy it and test it yourself before joining the INTEL club because its not all about single threaded applications anymore. If you truly utilize this processor for its full potential you will be pleasantly surprised. A simple but good example is that it get a Windows experience index score of 7.8 right out of the box with no OCing and in my honest opinion there is no real need for overclocking this CPU unless you plan on shutting off some cores.

Some complain about heat and stability issues but I write off most of that stuff to inexperience or user error. My sample is perfect with no issues, running very cool even with a air cooler... The biggest mistake that people make is OCing a CPU before they even verify the setup stable at stock settings and clocks. You should always do a stock bench to rule out any issues with RAM, or other hardware before Overclocking. thumb.gif

AMD is still producing a unbeatable price to performance ratio! biggrin.gif


AMD FX-9590 5.0GHz Socket AM3+ Eight-Core Desktop Processor
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The new FX-9590 processor is an emphatic performance statement to the most demanding gamers seeking ultra-high resolution experiences including AMD Eyefinity technology. These 8-core CPUs deliver new levels of gaming and multimedia performance for desktop enthusiasts. Additionally, these processors feature AMD Turbo Core 3.0 technology to dynamically optimize performance across CPU cores and enable maximum computing for the most intensive workloads. 8-core processor with 5.0 GHZ Max Turbo speed, and 4.7 GHz CPU base. Fully unlocked. Processor does not include heatsink fan.

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BindingPersonal Computers
BrandAMD
EAN0730143303637
FeatureFrequency: 4.7/5.0GHZ (Base/Overdrive) Cores: 8 Cache: 8/8MB (L2/L3) Socket Type: AM3+ Power Wattage: 220W
LabelAMD
ManufacturerAMD
ModelFD9590FHHKWOF
MPNFD9590FHHKWOF
PublisherAMD
StudioAMD
TitleAMD FD9590FHHKWOF FX-9590 FX-Series 8-Core Black Edition
UPC730143303637
CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElementRV3907 108443
Item Height8.9 inches
Item Length0.98 inches
Item Width5.71 inches
Package Height1 inches
Package Length1 inches
Package Weight1 pounds
Package Width1 inches
PackageQuantity1
PartNumberFD9590FHHKWOF
ProductGroupPersonal Computer
ProductTypeNameCOMPUTER_PROCESSOR
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Item Weight0.1 pounds
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