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post #31 of 90
Someone post some numbers for comparison. There's no way Trinity A8 will be faster than a 5770 with 2000mhz RAM. If it's quad-channel it'll still struggle. Recall that Llano A8 has 400 SPs and it's slower than a 5570 (320 SPs IIRC).
Edited by jrbroad77 - 1/23/12 at 3:42pm
 
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post #32 of 90
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Awesome.
That said, my 3500M has a boatload of undervolting headroom... AMD was very conservative about the clock speed and power consumption. But if Trinity is anything like BD, which was very near it's limits at stock clocks from what I hear, there won't be as much OCing/undervolting headroom. That would help explain the enormous 50% efficiency improvement. Even with a new architecture, with no process improvements, 50% is a HUGE number... SB was 32nm like it's predecessor, but we didn't see those kinds of gains.

The rumor is eSiGe didn't make it for Llano and Bulldozer but will be in all Piledriver

eSiGe increases performance(Higher Clock Rates or Lower Power Consumption)
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7650D2 -> 7550D + HD7730 or HD7770
384 + 768 => 7950 named wrong => 7650D1 once it releases

Also^

http://www.amd.com/us/products/technologies/dual-graphics/pages/dual-graphics.aspx#3

But it has to be 384 VLIW4 SPs + 768 VLIW4 SPs to get that performance
Edited by Seronx - 1/23/12 at 3:51pm
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http://vr-zone.com/articles/amd-trinity-slides-leaked-17w-apu-detailed/14525.html

that's suppose to be VS llano cores.

Question how did orb get an FM2 socket board already ? >_> ?
    
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You know prototype cores is like comparing the performance of a Lamborghini to a prototype Lamborghini, like playing a game in Alpha and thinking this is the final product. mad.gifrolleyes.gifbiggrin.gif
post #35 of 90
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http://vr-zone.com/articles/amd-trinity-slides-leaked-17w-apu-detailed/14525.html
that's suppose to be VS llano cores.
Question how did orb get an FM2 socket board already ? >_> ?

http://browse.geekbench.ca/geekbench2/503677

It's a validation board...so, he somehow got a Validation board
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The rumor is eSiGe didn't make it for Llano and Bulldozer but will be in all Piledriver
eSiGe increases performance(Higher Clock Rates or Lower Power Consumption)

Hell, 22nm isn't giving intel that kind of efficiency boost over 32nm.
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Hell, 22nm isn't giving intel that kind of efficiency boost over 32nm.

Intel is using Bulk so efficiency scaling decreases every node

GloFo is using SOI which is very scalable

check 45nm 965BE 140W @ 3.4GHz => 980BE 125Ws @ 3.7
but 32nm has HKMG and eSiGe with it not just 45nm SOI Low-K Dielectrics
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Iam so going to be getting a trinity for an energy efficient comp.
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pretty much what we expected i guess
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post #40 of 90
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Someone post some numbers for comparison. There's no way Trinity A8 will be faster than a 5770 with 2000mhz RAM. If it's quad-channel it'll still struggle. Recall that Llano A8 has 400 SPs and it's slower than a 5570 (320 SPs IIRC).

Here is a 6950 @ stock clocks for comparison. Very impressive that the Trinity is not far behind at all. Look at the fps for each test.

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Edited by computerparts - 1/23/12 at 4:53pm
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