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AMD claims its G-Series APUs offer up to 3 times the performance per watt of previous generation parts. Other notable features include DirectX 11 support, OpenGL 4.0, OpenCL 1.1, and AMD Turbo on select models



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5.5W and 6.4W power consumption? Very nice. If AMD continued the AMD Geode series there would be some wickedly high performance for sub 1W APUs.
    
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5.5W and 6.4W power consumption? Very nice. If AMD continued the AMD Geode series there would be some wickedly high performance for sub 1W APUs.
AMD Geode is long dead... 5 years now? Branding was never that strong either.


Also, sub-1w designs are generally built from the ground up and not just scaled down designs that use 5-10 times the power.
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Hooooly mooooooly...

That's a very, very low power consumption!! Wonder what will Intel do with their Atoms.
   
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they will probably discontinue them for desktop use, and focus on their low power factor i3's that are competing in direct line of amd's apu's. Course I'm just guessing and speculating, but 100% facts are that amd are destroying intel atom
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AMD Geode is long dead... 5 years now? Branding was never that strong either.


Also, sub-1w designs are generally built from the ground up and not just scaled down designs that use 5-10 times the power.
I know, I worded that badly, I meant how the concept of an APU would further reduce power consumption for the whole system
    
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damn amd is making a killing with these APU's. time to put the hurting on intel! bulldozer will pawn..I hope..lmao
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damn amd is making a killing with these APU's. time to put the hurting on intel! bulldozer will pawn..I hope..lmao
The APU's are the Bobcat line, not Bulldozer.
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Despite the low power draw, these chips nonetheless offer decent performance; the processor is able to run a full blown operating system, such as Windows 7, and the graphics chip has been seen pulling scores of around 1800 in 3DMark 06 - about 300 points more than an nVidia ION chip and in a more compact solution.
A related link: Hexus

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can't wait till the quad core amd apu is out! I heard this is the budget gamers ultimate dreams for price/performance on a laptop! Comes out this june with bulldozer. and judging from the amd vids it destroyes intel's i3's.
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