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I'm willing to wager that they'll trade blows at stock as far as CPU performance goes.

But the IB i3 can't overclock. And that's when the difference becomes apparent.

On top of that, the IGP on the A10 will probably end up multiple times faster than the HD 2500...

Looks like AMD will be offering a great value.
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If this is true, the chips will sell very well! I will probably buy one!
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I just want to see benches done by decent review sites, and a high res die shot.
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I just want to see benches done by decent review sites, and a high res die shot.

Tom's HW isn't good enough?
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Is that supposed to be cheap? That's $20 more than the top Llano part.

It's the same price that the top Llano parts launched at, so yes its a good price, and of course a part a year old will be cheaper then its replacement.
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Tom's HW isn't good enough?

Agreed!
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i'd definately pick one up and add another 7660 for hybrid crossfire
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Tom's HW isn't good enough?
I enjoy some of their content — like the "best CPU/GPU for your buck" articles — but I don't particularly care for their actual reviews. Particularly, I don't like how they present their data. Also, sites like Anandtech get far more into the architectural nitty-gritty stuff. As a student that hopes to be designing things like this for a living, I enjoy that.
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Is that supposed to be cheap? That's $20 more than the top Llano part.
FM1 is entry level.
lol @ out of scale graph. 50% better performance but the bar is 350% bigger. rolleyes.gif
amd-a10-gaming-benchmarks.jpg


Compared to Llano launch prices, Trinity launch prices are lower.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Fusion#Current_platforms
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I enjoy some of their content — like the "best CPU/GPU for your buck" articles — but I don't particularly care for their actual reviews. Particularly, I don't like how they present their data. Also, sites like Anandtech get far more into the architectural nitty-gritty stuff. As a student that hopes to be designing things like this for a living, I enjoy that.

Good enough explanation! Also, good luck on that career path! thumb.gif
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