Exclusive: AMD to Launch “New” FX-9590 CPU

It all started with a tweet. A few days ago AMD’s Roy Taylor teased an unnamed new FX-series chip on Twitter and enthusiast websites promptly exploded with all manner of wild theories. Naturally, we were all left wondering what it was about. A Kaveri APU? The introduction of a Steamroller-based CPU? Well, after poking and prodding the right people at AMD and Overclock.net’s ExtravaLANza, we got the scoop about what’s actually launching and everyone can now take a collective breather. It’s interesting and “newish” but not a brand new processor or even a refreshed architecture.

Exclusive: AMD to Launch “New” FX-9590 CPU.

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