- Frequency: 4.7/5.0GHZ (Base/Overdrive)
- Cores: 8
- Cache: 8/8MB (L2/L3)
- Socket Type: AM3+ motherboard that supports 220 Watt processors. At the time of writing, the compatible motherboard list is as follows: Asus Crosshair V Formula-Z,Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0, Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0,Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3/Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3 R5,Gigabyte 990FXA-UD5/Gigabyte 990FXA-UD5 R5,Gigabyte 990FXA-UD7,MSI 990FXA-Gaming,Asrock 990FX Extreme9,Asrock 990FX Extreme6,Asrock Fatal1ty 990FX Professional.
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 heat sink fan