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AMD FX-9590 Vishera 8-Core 4.7GHz Socket AM3+ 220W FD9590FHHKWOF Desktop Processor - Black Edition

  • 32nm Vishera 220W
  • 8MB L2 Cache
  • Vishera
  • 8-Core
  • Socket AM3+
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This CPU is only compatible with the selected 990FX motherboards.

For example:

ASUS Crosshair V Formula-Z, GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD7 and ASRock 990FX Extreme9.

Please check motherboard manufacturers for CPU compatibility.

*AMD’s product warranty does not cover damage caused by overclocking (even when overclocking is enabled via AMD OverDrive software).

  • newegg AMD Turbo CORE Technology The AMD FX Processors come equipped with AMD Turbo CORE Technology. AMD Turbo CORE Technology is a performance boosting technology that helps increase performance on the applications that need it the most.
  • newegg New Instruction Capabilities AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions) increase parallelism tailored for scientific and 3D applications that use heavy floating point calculations. FMA4 and XOP - Floating Point Vector Multiply - Accumulate improves throughput and performance on many vector functions (integer and floating point). AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) noticeably increases performance on the latest encryption applications like TrueCrypt and benchmarks like PCMark.
  • newegg AMD Balanced Smart Cache Shared L3 cache (up to 8MB), improved scheduling and pre-fetch capabilities, 64-ways (16-ways/sub-cache), increased data queue sizes, and coherency for eight-cores.
  • newegg HyperTransport Technology One 16-bit link at up to 5600MTps, up to 8.0GBps HyperTransport I/O bandwidth, up to 16GBps in HyperTransport Generation 3.0 mode, and up to 37GBps total delivered processor-to-system bandwidth (HyperTransport bus + memory bus). Benefit: Quick access times to system I/O for better performance.
  • newegg Integrated DRAM Controller with AMD Memory Optimizer Technology A high-bandwidth, low-latency integrated memory controller, supports up to DDR3-1866, supports new low voltage memories of 1.35V and 1.2V, up to 29.9GBps memory bandwidth for DDR3, new pre-fetcher improvements, and direct communications to each core in the dual-core module (APIC registers in each core). Benefit: Optimized memory controller to feed more cores.
  • newegg AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Technology with IOMMU Silicon feature-set enhancements are 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. An array of security options delivers the maximum protection for user-level applications and virtual machine guest operating systems, including address translation and access control, device isolation, device assignment in virtualized systems, security and trusted boot support, and unified interrupt management.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year

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  • JACK R.
  • 4/26/2015 6:32:12 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsHmm...

Pros: It runs brilliantly when not crashing, it is a very fast CPU

Cons: Like many of the men before me, I agree too that it crashes when playing a physically demanding game, I have stressed for a month thinking it was my graphics card when all along it's been the freakin' CPU. Everything the other guys have said is exactly what'll happen, not GUARANTEED if you buy it, I'd hope you have better luck than I, but it does crash. Now to try and fix it, hopefully I don't need to replace it.

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  • Santos P.
  • 4/22/2015 12:17:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsVery fast and Dependable CPU!

Pros: Fast CPU, 8 cores, the best CPU I've ever dealt with! I've ran Photoshop, played dying light , watched a movie at 1080p , and ran a benchmark on two hard-drives all at the same time and it didn't even break a sweat!

Cons: The ONLY problem I have, is that the CPU does run hot. Even at idle I can feel the water tubes pretty warm. My room does get pretty toasty (its no problem during the winter), but in the summer things get pretty hectic.
Idle temps range from 35°C to 48°C
I've overclocked it twice to 4.95Ghz and temps reach 56°c, at this point my room is as warm as a sauna.

Other Thoughts: I have a Amd FX 4350 and 6300, the 9590 does gaming (anything really) alot better. Sometimes during a game it would lag randomly (i thought it was the game itself), but after swapping to the 9590 that has completely stopped.
Crosshairs V Formula/Thunderbolt
Amd FX 9590
XFX 7970 Ghz Edition
Crucial MX100 512Gb
Corsair Vengance 16gb
Rosewill Photon 1050watts
Custom open Loop Water cooling kit with a 480mm radiator

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  • Timothy W.
  • 4/22/2015 6:35:16 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsreally pleased, no regrets

Pros: Really fast, was simple to re-paste and upgrade from my 8150. I thought the extra thermal output would make my liquid cooling radiator fans run really loud but I haven't noticed anything. So much better than an 8150.

Long division runs almost twice as fast at stock speeds as my 8150 overclocked to the base speed of this CPU.

Other math operations, easily a 25% gain across the board. Even speeds up my graphics card.

Cons: none.

Other Thoughts: most important thing with this chip is to use 3rd party liquid cooling with dual radiator fans and to use a very thin thermal paste coating (I recommend a nanodiamond compound, with some in the middle and make sure it gets out towards the four corners because there are pairs of CPU cores in each corner, but not all the way to the edge because the pressure on the CPU squirts the thermal paste out the sides.)

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  • John W.
  • 4/17/2015 5:05:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: This CPU is great and has plenty of power. I run every game on high without problems as it never gets over 40% usage.

Cons: Heat.

Other Thoughts: Its a great cpu and iv never had any problems with it but they say it has a ton of heat. I have had it for 4 months now and when I bought it I got the Corsair H100i and iv never had and heat problems as it idles at 3 degrees Celsius.

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  • Moutaz H.
  • 4/16/2015 10:19:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNever buying AMD again

Pros: None

Cons: Unable to run stable at factory defaults. I tried EVERYTHING in BIOS settings - bump up voltage, disable C1E/C6 states, spread spectrum tweaking. Was able to get it to run kind of stable - but it locks up every now and then still.

Other Thoughts: I bought this for my friend, and it doesn't work. Such a shame. Can't even RMA it from AMD since OEM CPUs are not under warranty. Do not buy this CPU. I will be getting a new mobo and Intel CPU for my friend's PC, and my own PC upgrades in the future will be all Intel. I was a loyal AMD customer for many years, but no more.

FYI, the setup:
CORSAIR H100i watercooling setup
ASRock 990FX Extreme9 motherboard

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  • Gregory M.
  • 4/12/2015 11:23:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsDisregard the haters

Pros: Fast like you wouldn't believe. I'm not even touching the overclocking on it. No need to do so. This, 16gigs of RAM, and my SSD, Speedy Gonzalez. Less than 30 seconds from hitting the power button to having windows 100% ready. No joke.

Cons: Blah it's hot blah blah. If you are a moron and get anything other than liquid cooling, you will have issues. However, I'm running a Corsair H80i with both fans (push/pull) and it rarely gets above 50 C. I don't know what others are doing, but the heat hasn't been a problem really.

Other Thoughts: Not a fanboy. Went from an i7 Q740 and I'm still very happy.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/10/2015 8:02:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: easy installation, have not gotten into any over clocking features yet,happy so far

Cons: power consumption is high but I planned for it so no problems yet

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  • David K.
  • 4/9/2015 9:45:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAMD FX-9590 Vishera 8-Core 4.7GHz Socket AM3+ 220W FD9590FHHKWOF Desktop Processor - Black Edition

Pros: Great Processor when I get the rest of the parts I need for the new system am building

Cons: The Processor box has been opened so don't know if the Processor has been tampered with or working - I did not expect this from Newegg

Other Thoughts: have the computer case, CMSTORM TROOPER, LEPA LPWAC240-HF AquaChanger 240 Liquid CPU Cooler 240mm, OC 240 GB SSH, going to BUY SAPPHIRE 100362-3L Radeon R9 290 4GB 512-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support Tri-X OC Version (UEFI) Video Card, Asus Black SATA 24X Internal Burner Drive CD DVD RW writer for PC & Duplicator, CORSAIR Vengeance 32GB (4 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model CMZ32GX3M4X1866C10, MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition

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  • Aidan A.
  • 4/6/2015 3:11:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

2 out of 5 eggsOutputs way to much heat

Pros: Very fast and the 8 cores to wonders for 7-zip.

Cons: This cpu gets way to hot, it is so hot in fact that even with a corsair H100i my motherboard COUGHT ON FIRE. It also requires a a huge amount of power to run for something that is not as fast as most new gen intel cpus.

Other Thoughts: Do not buy this product. Save up a little more and buy a I7-4790k for more power and much less heat output.

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  • Murat P.
  • 3/23/2015 7:39:08 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJunk

Pros: None

Cons: I thought this processor was going to be the one to replace my 8350. Guess not. For this processor alone I upgraded my gigabyte ud3 rev. 1.1 to rev. 4.0 just for this garbage processor. Boy, do I feel like I got ripped off. Set everything up and updated the bios. Checked the bios, checked cabling, checked everything. Oh, I even thought it was the liquid cooler causing the problem went from Cooler Master Seidon 120M to Corsair H60 still didn't fix issue. Finally, reverted back to the AMD 8350 and found out that this 9590 processor was the culprit causing my system to freeze constantly. So, then I proceeded to leave the 8350 in and no more freezing issues. Next time I buy an AMD processor. There will be no next time I'll buy an AMD processor because the 9590 just changed my mind on buying another AMD processor ever. Next processor I buy will be an INTEL processor due to this blunder of a purchase I made on the 9590 having the hopes that I'll have the flagship processor running in my pc. Next time I'll go flagship on INTEL and waste money for something that works.

Other Thoughts: Stay away from this one.

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