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[WCCF]AMD to Release New Quad/Dual Core APU Lineup in Q4 2011

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AMD is planning to update its current APU lineup with two new Quad Core models which will be followed up by two new Quad/Dual Core lineups in Q4 2011. According to Mydrivers.com, The current lineup will get two more accelerated processing units (A8-3800 and A6-3600).



The A8-3800 features 4Cores clocked at a stock 2.4Ghz (Turbo Core – 2.7Ghz), 4Mb L2 Cache, 65W TDP Design. The IGP consists of HD6550D with 400SP’s running at 600mhz. A6-3600 is another Quad Core model featuring 2.1Ghz Stock (2.4Ghz Turbo Core), 4Mb L2 Cache, 65W TDP Design while the IGP is made up of HD6530 Core with 320 Stream Processors clocked at 433mhz. A Three Core Model “A6-3500″ previously known to be OEM only would also launch for consumer market with 2.1Ghz (2.4Ghz T.C), 3Mb L2 Cache and same IGP as A6-3600. These processors will be included in the current Q3 lineup.


Later, In Q4 2011 we would see the arrival of 4 new APU’s along with the flagship A8-3870 Black Edition Processor which we already reported here. Looks like the clock speed of 3.1Ghz is true as seen in the chart, Other specs of the CPU are 4Mb L2 Cache, 100W TDP design. Turbo Core would be disabled but the chip will come with an unlocked multiplier which would make overclocking possible. The Other 3 Quad Core CPU’s are listed below:
  • A8 3820 – 4Core, 2.6Ghz (2.9 T.C), 65W TDP, HD6550D IGP
  • A6-3670 – 4Core, 2.8Ghz (N/A T.C), 100W TDP, HD6530D IGP
  • A8 3620 – 4Core, 2.3Ghz (2.6 T.C), 65W TDP, HD6530D IGP
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I'm really liking that A8-3800. Low TDP and powerful.
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I'm really liking that A8-3800. Low TDP and powerful.
You mean the

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A8 3820 – 4Core, 2.6Ghz (2.9 T.C), 65W TDP, HD6550D IGP
The A3800 had already been announced before and is not so fast on the CPU side.
 
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Awesome, just bought one last week and new ones are already coming out.
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how well do these peforme against phenoms and i3/i5 1155s?
    
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they are about as good as PII's at the same frequencies...
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Early warning...
Please maintain a civilized discussion.No fighting,offtopic posts or inflammatory comments .
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I can't help but be unimpressed by the specs of the E2-3200 since it remains at 65w TDP. The chopped down L2 cache, SP's and both clock speeds don't make it a very attractive option at all. Considering that some of the quad-core variants have the same TDP, I wouldn't see myself even using this for the most basic HTPC.

On the other hand, I guess I understand. They can't just waste all that low binned silicon.
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Black edition is all I care about.
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While the CPU architecture may be quite slow and antiquated by today's standards, it's really nice to see a powerful IGP like that. Being able to game on a budget is made a lot easier now.
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