AMD's 8-Core Bulldozer CPU Is Here at Last

More than a year after its inception, AMD's eight-core FX CPU (codename: Bulldozer) is finally available for purchase. The $245 chip is geared towards resource heavy applications, such as HD video editing and multi-display gaming.


Also worth noting is that the high-end chip, which runs at a base speed of 3.6 GHz, has been left unlocked for those interested in overclocking. AMD says that with less than $100 in cooling parts, the chip can run at around 5GHz. And just in time for Battlefield 3, too! [AMD]

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