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AMD FX-9590
9.1 out of 10

AMD FX-9590

Great Deal: $219.99

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Overall 10
10

Win!

Christopher L., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I paired this with the ASRock Fatal1ty 990FX Killer, but ended up replacing the NB heatsink. I bought this to boost the FPS on ARMA 3 in multiplayer. Those of you who play know what I'm talking about. Before my fan upgrade, it ran at 45fps high, 20fps low, and 32fps average in multiplayer.
  • Pros: Extremely powerful. It's AMD. Excellent OC and multi-tasking potential. Everything?
  • Cons: Difficult to air-cool. Impossible to air-cool stable completely enclosed in a full ATX tower without having your PC sound like a 1U server/jet engine (mine does). Very high power requirements. A good rule of thumb to determine if you need a new MoBo for this CPU is if the heatsinks over the VRs (...
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Overall 2
2.0

False Adertisement

K G., Newegg
2 weeks ago
  • Pros: Nothing
  • Cons: Windows only reports 4 cores hyper threaded. Get's killed by a 6 core intel in my tests. Returned. Don't buy.
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Overall 2
2.0

Would not recommended at all.

spencer v., Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I will never purchase AMD again.
  • Pros: Meh
  • Cons: I got this to replace my old i5 2600k, it was starting to get out dated and I wanted an upgrade. Unfortunately I wish I would have stuck with intel. This processor has given me nothing but trouble while trying to use it for simple gaming. It gives me OS crashes constantly for almost every game th...
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Overall 10
10

Great Processor

George H., Newegg
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I have this cpu running on an Asus Sabertooth R-2 Gen 3 board. I have had no problems with heat or stability. I have it cooled by a Corsair H110 with fans just in the pull configuration and it idles @34-36. It is also clocked @ 5.3, all day long with no hiccups. Memory runs @ 2600.
  • Pros: Eight cores, fast, cheaper than the other guy. Runs like a scalded dog.
  • Cons: what??????
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Overall 10
10

First time with AMD

Jared P., Newegg
6 April 2016
  • Summary: I usually go with Intel CPU's but couldn't beat the price vs the cores + clocks. I am very happy with my purchase so far.
  • Pros: 8 cores, 4.7 ghz, easy to overclock.
  • Cons: Wish it came with a cheese sandwich?
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Overall 4
4.0

Not a realistic processor.

Benjamin W., Newegg
2 April 2016
  • Summary: I'm not going to shell out another $200 for a high-end motherboard that isn't guaranteed to work. Hopefully Newegg will take it back so I can buy the FX-8350 (125W) and save $70.
  • Pros: I'm sure it would have worked great if there existed a MOTHERBOARD capable of handling it's 220W power demand.
  • Cons: I bought a Corsair H110i GTX water cooler and a Corsair HX1000i power supply (1000W) and this CPU still freezes under heavy load because my ASUS M5A97 R2.0 AM3+ motherboard apparently can't handle the CPU current.
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Overall 2
2.0

Good but not what was advertised. Mine can't even OC but very little. I watch some ASUS ROG Crosshair V Formula-Z videos to help but im let down

Matthew L., Newegg
27 March 2016
  • Summary: This chip fails under any type of OC past 4.7/8ghz...
  • Pros: It is the best of the am3+ platform
  • Cons: If you like AMD go for it or a 8320 like i have and do better with OC'ing gor the cost
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Overall 10
10

Exactly what i needed.

Anonymous, Newegg
27 March 2016
  • Summary: If you have this CPU in mind I recommend it now if you don't need all the cores but still enjoy heavy gaming then I'd say go ahead and jump on the Intel fan wagon I myself will stay with my amd CPUs.
  • Pros: This thing is perfect I haven't over clocked it yet but its still just blowing away everything I throw at it games tasks etc I haven't had any issues with it at all running it with a deepcool captain 360 honestly if that could keep it below 60c then most could. Extremely powerful for sure.
  • Cons: The cons is that its not free haha but seriously the only thing I could think of at all would be maybe you have a heated room but that isn't a big deal if you have your window open then its just fine.
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Overall 4
4.0

Nice chip, but.......

Robert W., Newegg
26 March 2016
  • Summary: I returned this and bought an 8350, for the 100W difference and the fact that I can use stock air-cooling I think it's a better buy. Also it's $55 cheaper. If you need the extra boost from an AMD no matter the cost this might be the way to go, but after buying the liquid cooler and top-end MoBo to...
  • Pros: This is AMD's fastest chip
  • Cons: -Requires liquid cooling -Doesn't really give intel competition -Sucking 225W through the chipslot can't be good for the longevity of the motherboard, I run mine for about 5yrs -so that's important to me. -Runs unbelievably hot
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Overall 10
10

AMD's hotrod chip.... Emphasis on "HOT"

Anonymous, Newegg
21 March 2016
  • Summary: Not knocking off any eggs just because it runs hot, the chip is what it is and made that way on purpose. If you decide to buy it, that's your choice and failure to heed repeated warnings about the chip are on the buyer, not the chip itself so....
  • Pros: It's AMD's top of the line chip that is overclocked right out of the box. Has 8 cores so multitasking isn't a big deal for it either and wil do whatever you want it to. If you can keep it cool enough (Good Luck with that) it will give you some nice clocks beyond stock.
  • Cons: As others have said it's hot-hot-HOT when it comes to it's operating temps. Do not even dream of running it on air, ain't happening for long since it will fry itself nicely in short order if you try it. Also requires a board with a strong VRM phase count, boards such as the top Asus models (CHV-Z...
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