X-bit Labs received word that AMD is preparing to launch three new FX processors on September 1, 2014. This includes the FX-8370, FX-8370E and FX-8320E. At the same time, AMD will cut the pricing of older FX processors and there are also plans for new chipsets, including a chipset for inexpensive PCs with USB 3.0 support.
The new FX-series microprocessors from AMD, which are due to be formally introduced on September 1, 2014, are the FX-8370 and the FX-8370E. Both chips feature eight cores, 4.10GHz/4.30GHz clock-rates, 8MB L2 cache, 8MB L3 cache and dual-channel DDR3 memory controllers. The FX-8370 will have thermal design power of 125W, whereas the FX-8370E will feature TDP of 95W. Both microprocessors will be priced at $189 in mass quantities.
In addition, AMD will also slash prices on existing FX-8300-series chips and introduce the model FX-8320E with 95W TDP.