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AMD FX-4100 Zambezi 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo) Socket AM3+ 95W Quad-Core Desktop Processor FD4100WMGUSBX

  • 32nm Zambezi 95W
  • 8MB L3 Cache
  • 2 x 2MB L2 Cache
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Unlock and load. Blow away the competition with the unrestrained power of an AMD FX processor. Experience unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with the 32nm 4-core desktop processor. Get the speed you crave with AMD Turbo CORE Technology to push your core frequencies to the limit when you need it most. Go beyond the limits of maximum speed with easy-to-use AMD OverDrive and AMD Catalyst Control Center software suites*. But the best part of all? You’ll get all this impressive performance at an unbelievable price. You’ll be asking yourself “what competition?” in no time.

Combine an AMD FX CPU with an AMD 9-series chipset motherboard and AMD Radeon HD 6000 series graphics cards to create the AMD “Scorpius” platform. Get lost in the action with ultra-responsive gameplay and insanely lifelike HD powered by VISION FX Technology from AMD. Overtake your rivals with the raw power and superior performance of an unlocked CPU*. Immerse yourself in an accelerated HD experience with AMD Radeon GPU and Microsoft DirectX 11 capable graphics. *Note: AMD’s product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking (even when overclocking is enabled via AMD Overdrive software).

 

  • newegg Unlocked AMD FX 4-Core Processor The native 4-core desktop processor delivers unmatched multitasking and pure core performance with all-new “Bulldozer” architecture. New 32 nanometer die shrink was designed to reduce leakage for improved efficiency, increased clock rate headroom and better thermals. Watch rich, crisp HD video. Run multiple compute-intensive applications seamlessly.
  • newegg AMD Turbo CORE Technology The AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology, a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
  • newegg New Instruction Capabilities – AVX, FMA4 and XOP, AES Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) increase parallelism tailored for scientific and 3D applications that use heavy floating point calculations. Floating Point Vector Multiply-Accumulate improves throughput and performance on many vector functions (integer and floating point). Advanced Encryption Standard noticeably increases performance on the latest encryption applications like TrueCrypt and benchmarks like PCMark.
  • newegg AMD HyperTransport Technology HyperTransport Technology (HT or HTT) is a high-speed, low latency, point-to-point link which helps reduce the number of buses in a system thus reducing system bottlenecks and enabling today's faster microprocessors to use system memory more efficiently in high-end multiprocessor systems. With HTT, the AMD FX-4100 enjoys up to 37GB/s total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus).
  • newegg Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology The AMD FX Processor features a high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller that supports up to DDR3-1866 and new low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V and provides new Pre-Fetcher improvements and direct communications to each core in Dual-Core module (APIC registers in each core).
  • newegg AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Technology with IOMMU Silicon feature-set enhancements designed to improve the performance, reliability, and security of existing and future virtualization environments by allowing virtualized applications with direct and rapid access to their allocated memory. IOMMU is an extension to AMD64 architecture to support address translation and access protection on DMA transfers. AMD-V with IOMMU helps virtualization software to run more securely and efficiently enabling a better experience when dealing with virtual systems.

Learn more about FX-4100

Model

Brand
AMD
Series
FX-Series
Model
FD4100WMGUSBX

CPU Socket Type

CPU Socket Type
Socket AM3+

Tech Spec

Core Name
Zambezi
# of Cores
Quad-Core
Name
FX-4100
Operating Frequency
3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo)
L2 Cache
2 x 2MB
L3 Cache
8MB
Manufacturing Tech
32nm
64-Bit Support
Yes
Hyper-Transport Support
Yes
Virtualization Technology Support
Yes
Thermal Design Power
95W
Cooling Device
Heatsink and fan included

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 2/23/2014 6:45:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsfx4100

Pros: owned this processor since mid way through October of 2012, still going!
bought for 94 dollars. hah!
overclocked to 4.4ghz on stock cooler with artic silver 5.
plays games like guild wars 2, Skyrim(with mods) borderlands 1,2, bioshock infinite, civ 5, tomb raider (the new one) even.

Cons: just the usual really, bulldozer hype, power draw, discontinued (on here)

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/11/2014 2:39:46 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsmean little bugger

Pros: for the price id say this is one of the better cpu available if you want a quad core

stays a good temp even when multitasking

Cons: none that i noticed been doing perfect for a year now

Other Thoughts: love this cpu

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  • David M.
  • 1/31/2014 2:10:49 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs9 months later

Pros: I liked the cpu processing speed, the overall performance and to take stress off of the cpu, I added 16gb's of ram instead of 8.

Cons: It broke.

Other Thoughts: I have never seen or heard of this happen before, but I heard a pop and my whole computer powered down. After unplugging all the power coards and flipping the power switch, I flipped up the lock to the cpu cooler. I picked it up to check the pins on the cpu, but the cpu was connected to the mb still and I was still holding the cooling system in my hand. I am always delicate with my things and obviously that pop was the cpu breaking away from the cooling system.

In effect, I now have a cpu and a motherboard to return because it will no longer power up either. I hope the rest of my hardware is fine. I just upgraded my graphics card, bought a better hdd, and have ordered a different monitor. Everything I had in my rig was according to spec and I had a techy friend of mine go over all the specs to make sure everything would work, so there is no excuse in my mind for how thorough I was in building/upgrading the parts.

Since I play high-end grapically based games, I have been in the habit of watching temperatures of CPU and GPU to make sure there isn't overheating. None of that showed this morning and I hope I get a refund.

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  • James S.
  • 1/28/2014 3:07:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great sppeds, fast processing

Cons: none

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  • Alex M.
  • 1/25/2014 2:14:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsVery nice Quad Core

Pros: Easily over clocked to 4.0 GHz. Handles everything I throw at it.
The included fan is fairly quiet.

Cons: None

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  • Adam H.
  • 1/20/2014 1:12:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIs what it is.

Pros: Pretty fast...not i5 fast tho.

Cons: Battlefield uses up 100% of this processor while playing...WOW

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  • Steven E.
  • 1/11/2014 4:13:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Processor

Pros: Even after a year, I still love it.

Cons: None

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  • justin s.
  • 1/2/2014 8:19:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid

Pros: solid, dependable unit. always worked when i needed it to, played various games such as Skyrim, Battlefield, and other similar games without a hiccup. OC'd itself on my msi gd80 with OC geni to 4.7ghz.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: First one was DOA, got a replacement and went off without a hitch.

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  • Colton M.
  • 12/29/2013 9:32:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPretty Awesome

Pros: Easy to install, works wonderful. I have yet to have a problem. I plan on using this CPU for years to come.

Cons: None

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  • Rigoberto I.
  • 12/5/2013 3:54:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRock Solid as always

Pros: I have gotten this little guy stable at 4.1ghz stable since launch and still rock solid. i dont really need it any higher to be honest.

Cons: runs a little warm but no performance loss so its all good to me.

Other Thoughts: just make sure you get good cooling for all bulldozers and you should be fine

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