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Ok, I've been following AMD's tech for years, but I'm genuinely confused now.

How Fusion and Bulldozer are related? As far as I understand it, bulldozer is just the new CPU architecture, which will be part of the Fusion architecture, which will include compatible APU, GPU and chipset components.. Is that even close to the truth?

Also, what are Llano, Zacate and Zambezi, which are bulldozer, which are fusion, are any of them released yet?
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i think Llano has been released but that is all i know but sadly i am confused right now with Intel and AMD architecture naming scheme
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Bulldozer - CPU/GPU architecture - top end - AM3+ socket
Llano - APU (combined CPU/GPU architecture) - mainstream - FM1 socket
Bobcat - APU (entry-level CPU/GPU) - nettop/netbook - soldered onto mobos like Intel Atom
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I'm confused...

Will my Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5 Rev2.1 with bios version F6 be able to support a new Bulldozer cpu's?
If not, why? Other Motherboard brands seem to be releasing updates that allow support of Bulldozer.

If Gigabyte is unwilling to support their hardware and release updates to support the new cpu's then this will influence the brand selection (Gigabyte vs Asus vs the rest) of the system builds I do for friends.

It will also heavily influence how I talk about Gigabyte.
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