Originally Posted by LOL_Wut_Axel
Wat. I'm seriously having a hard time comprehending what you're saying.
The Radeon HD 6620M should be somewhat slower than the Radeon HD 5670 (by ~15-20%, not 50%) and should be a bit faster than the Radeon HD 5650M (by 5-10%). Obviously, it's a whole lot faster than anything Intel has come up with, and because of the GPU most games should run in medium/high settings combo and decent resolutions (1280x720). Not bad at all.
Also, I don't know how in the name you can say the AMD E-350 is slow given its pricepoint. It's good for any normal computer task, even when multitasking. Certainly feels a lot faster than any Atom.
I didn't say it's slow. I said it's a total dog on integer operations which really aren't that big of a deal. Because it's buried under what has evolved. It's like saying a graphics card needs a faster text mode.
And no there are 2 versions of llano a 1/2 package a 20 watter that is 1/2 the graphics and dual cores. It will probably be a really really good experience at 1366x768 all the way up to 1440x900. The 60 watter will probably be a fantastic experience all the way up to 1920x1080.
Will the 60 watter quad beat an i3 in cpu blowfish? I doubt it. Does it matter? Not to me.
And you're crazy talking medium to high settings. This thing will run most things at max. You just aren't screwing around at 5670 power levels. That's 9800gt with more horsepower and that's the target spec most things shoot for in the best experience category. And if the e350 is anything to go by this thing is likely to have way way above a 5670 compute ability. Likely 50 percent more.
I just kind of wonder about the resource allocations. I mean you gotta bake these things in the same oven for 72 hours straight. The 1/2 package dual core version can't be much more cost effective than the 350e given the input costs of 72 hours of uninterrupted power running the clean room and scrubbers and going through the laundry list of 10000 things the chip has go through before it's done. At most they'll be able to get 20 to 30 percent more e350's per wafer than these so if the rumors of a dual core version of this are true then it's going to beat up the 350 market pretty bad.
It looks like a really fantastic chip. I3 30 watt package and 6570 would be a good setup too.
I just have a bad feeling the dual cores will end up in laptops and won't make it to the desktop. So that gives us 500 dollar e350 nettops which are a bit light and 700 laptops which are a bit heavy on power and mainstream desktops which are about double the power level of graphics that most game designers will shoot for for top end experience with normal sized monitors. This is kind of a vicious chip though because it's going to expand the number of systems that don't have graphics boards and never will have them by several hundreds of percent. It's kind of a vicious graphics board industry killer.