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AMD Bulldozer FX-8150 8 Core Processor 3.6GHZ Socket AM3+ 125W Retail Box

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Part #: FD8150FRGUBOX

SKU: 64404
Shipping Weight: 1.2 lbs
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Experience: 10 Days


- 8 cores
- Pretty fast cpu
- Nice packaging
- Stock fan suck
- Runs hot
Built my machine and was getting idle temp of 60c. Reseated it twice with different amounts of AS5 and got it down to 52c. Finally purchased a third party fan cooler and it's now at 39c idle.

This review was modfied by poster @ 06-17-13 06:03 PM

Experience: 6 Months


Good CPU, good overall system price
price premium for the metal case or guarantee of overclocking capacity ?
I do some development and this beast is good for me.
FYI, timed linux kernel compilation (my cfg): 2min vs. 17 min for my previous (temporary) CPU (Athlon II X2 245).

A nice thing is that it gets very quiet when idle (1.4GHz).
When busy+overclocked (currently very stable at 4.062GHz), my Antec Earthwatts 650W PSU is making new noises.
So you can know when the computer has finished its work !

I took this one over the 8120, because I'm stupid and I don't want AMD to die.

Experience: 4 Days


very fast cpu
Very good processor for the price. This is a processor that is designed for overclocking it does get up to some pretty high speeds.

Experience: 10 Weeks


-faster than my old CPU
-packaging saved the CPU
-tons of heat
-does not perform as well as a i5 2500k in gaming
Good processor overall if you are to upgrade from a older chip but id get ivy bridge or piledriver if they are not much more

Experience: 4 Months


nice and fast
no hassle
8 cores of power
runs a little warm
stock heat sink woefully inadeaquate
all in all a nice upgarde from the quad core althoough the heatsink issue causes concen for all out performance.
my upgrade to a hyper212+ coolermaster cooler cured that.
this with a 7850 ati 2 gb card put my futurebenachmark 11 scores to 5900.(also the 2 hotfixes from microsoft for the fx were a big help)
prices have come down for this cpu and i would recommend for any multimedia system

Experience: 11 Months


Great price and performance
Horrible stock fan
A lot of people have some bad things to say about this cpu's performance. It's true that it does not perform as good as others for single threaded applications (but is still fast), but for multi-threaded apps it is amazingly fast. I use this cpu for 3d rendering and if I wanted just a little more performance, I would have to spend almost double. The stock fan that comes with this cpu is horrible and should be replaced. I will definitely buy this processor again.

Experience: 1 Weeks


Powerful right out of the box, only gets better.
Extremely poor heatsink and fan.
This processor is awesome. Out of the box you get wicked performance, and it only gets better. However the heatsink and fan included are extremely poor quality, I would highly recommend getting a bitter heatsink if you are going to overclock this.

Experience: 6 Months


overclocks price bench 8 cores ,,,
this is very good overclocker , very good price 8 cores unlocked 3.6 ghz very very very nice

Experience: 3 Days


Runs super fast !
Overclocked to 4.9GHZ !
None Yet
Super awesome CPU that runs everything without any problems ! I also overclocked it to 4.9GHz using my Corsair H80 CPU cooler. Best CPU I ever had yet ! I recommend it to everyone who can afford it !

Experience: 5 Months


Stable, fast
Good product, stable and fast. I didn't see any problem with this processor. It's working well

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Blow away the competition with the unrestrained power of an AMD FX Processor. Unlocked out of the box and competitively-priced, AMD FX Processor give you more bang for your buck with aggressive performance and lightning-fast responsiveness.

Quick Specs:
Process Technology 32 nm
Clock Speed 3.60 GHz
Processor Socket Socket AM3+
L2 Cache 8 MB
L3 Cache 8 MB
Processor Core Octa-core (8 Core)
64-bit Processing Yes
Thermal Specification 141.8°F (61°C)
Thermal Design Power 125 W
Processor Manufacturer AMD
Overclocking Speed 3.90 GHz

Specifications [ Edit | History ]

Environmental Conditions  
     Cooler Type: Fan Heatsink
     Thermal Specification: 141.8°F (61°C)
General Information  
     Brand Name: AMD
     Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: FD8150FRGUBOX
     Manufacturer Website Address: https://www.amd.com
     Package Type: Retail
     Product Model: FX-8150
     Product Name: FX Processor
     Product Series: FX
     Product Type: Processor
     Platform Supported: PC
Power Description  
     Thermal Design Power: 125 W
Technical Information  
     64-bit Processing: Yes
     Clock Speed: 3.60 GHz
     HyperTransport Speed: 2200 MHz
     L1 Cache: 384 KB
     L2 Cache: 8 MB
     L3 Cache: 8 MB
     Overclocking Speed: 3.90 GHz
     Process Technology: 32 nm
     Processor Core: Octa-core (8 Core)
     Processor Manufacturer: AMD
     Processor Socket: Socket AM3+
     Processor Technology: HyperTransport Technology
PowerNow Technology
Turbo CORE Technology
AMD64 Technology
Virtualization Technology

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operating system (David_S- Feb 21, 13, 8 Replies)
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URL: http://www.anandtech.com/show/4955/the-bulldozer-review-amd-fx8150-tes
Comment: "If you're considering buying new, I feel like the 2500K is a better overall part. You get more predictable performance across the board regardless of application type or workload mix, and you do get features like Quick Sync. In many ways, where Bulldozer is a clear win is where AMD has always d
Posted by: Darren_G @11/04/11
URL: http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/4348/amd_fx_8150_am3_3_6ghz_bulldoze
Posted by: Butkick @10/12/11
URL: http://www.techspot.com/review/452-amd-bulldozer-fx-cpus/
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URL: http://www.pureoverclock.com/article1376.html
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URL: http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Processors/AMD-FX-8150-Processor-Review-C
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URL: http://www.overclockers.com/amd-fx-8150-bulldozer-processor-review
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URL: http://www.overclockersclub.com/reviews/amd_fx8150/
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URL: http://techreport.com/articles.x/21813
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