AMD's 8-Core Bulldozer CPU Is Here at Last

By Adrian Covert on at

More than a year after its inception, AMD's eight-core FX CPU (codename: Bulldozer) is finally available for purchase. The £160 chip is geared towards resource heavy applications, such as HD video editing and multi-display gaming.

Also worth noting is that the high-end chip, which runs at a base speed of 3.6 GHz, has been left unlocked for those interested in overclocking. AMD says that with less than £65 in cooling parts, the chip can run at around 5GHz. And just in time for Battlefield 3, too! [AMD]