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AMD FX-9590 Pre-order Pricing Sticks, Starts At US $878

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FX-9590, AMD's FX "Vishera" based limited edition processor targeting overclockers, which also stakes claim to being the first commercially-available CPU with 5.00 GHz clock speed, is available with certain retailers. The final pricing of the chip is no different from its pre-order pricing. PC Connection has the chip listed under "Call for Availability," it's priced at a staggering $964.71 a piece. Next up, is eCost, where it's priced at $878.99. AntaresPro has the chip priced at $910.99. FX-9590 is an eight-core processor in the AM3+ package, with CPU clock speeds of 5.00 GHz, 16 MB of total cache (L2 + L3), and a staggering 220W rated TDP.

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I wonder if Microcenter will get these, and if so, what they'd charge.
 
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damn, that's roughly how much I spent on my whole intel gaming rig :wtf:
 

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Are there any reason to get this over other things?
 

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Are there any reason to get this over other things?
Dont know as we don't know how it performs/overclocks yet. Afaik.

And are still people still thinking this is a CPU for the common folk? Good grief.
 
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Best "reviews" you'll see of these will be over at hwbot.org ...

Wonder if they could break 9GHz snapshot stable or ~8GHz bench stable...
 

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thats a lot of money.
 
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I'd take two 4770k instead for that price. Or four 8320's.
 
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This reminds me of the AMD Phenom II 42 TWKR Black Edition
 
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Lol
 
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ROFL, and how is this going to beat a i7-4930K?
It's not supposed to. It's a one off chip Limited Edition chip, designed for breaking OC records. In 10 years time it'll be worth a fortune because you'll be one of the only ones with one.
 

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Considering "good" i7-3770Ks tend to go around $5,000~$10,000, $900 is a good price.
 
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damn, that's roughly how much I spent on my whole intel gaming rig :wtf:
if you only spent 900.00 on a intel comp .. or any comp .. i would not call it a gaming rig lol
 
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Binned 3770K's go for 5-10K easily they are all over the place. These are pre-binned AMD chips and hopefully this preorder pricing is just ridiculous and we see a nice drop to common folk land.
 
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Are there any reason to get this over other things?
Coz someone could be an AMD fanboy with $900 burning a hole in their pocket? :D
 

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Coz someone could be an AMD fanboy with $900 burning a hole in their pocket? :D
Heavily binned chips searching for a person to push them for a world record ;)