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post #51 of 139
The PS4 APU is a custom design that won contracts from both Sony and MS. Will have a guaranteed lifespan of at least 4 years, can't be directly compared to the desktop/laptop OEM ecosystem.
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post #52 of 139
Seems like AMD has something special up their sleeves thumb.gif
 
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post #53 of 139
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I think this would be cool for laptops, but I can't see why you'd want to put it in an FM2 socket Desktop even if you could. It's not going to have any of the Sony proprietary modifications, and looking at where the Jaguar based APU's are placed on the road map surely the Kaveri APU would be the better option for a desktop? I know the GPU side is obviously powerful but what GPU are they putting in Kaveri?
post #54 of 139
If the APU has delicious specs such as 8-core, with 7850, "7790" or 7870 class gpu and the price stay dirt cheap, my money is yours, AMD!
post #55 of 139
I'm just curious how the Jaguar cores are going to perform in a desktop environment. They're a low power draw design and positioned below the Steamroller based Kaveri Cores on the AMD Road map.
post #56 of 139
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I'm just curious how the Jaguar cores are going to perform in a desktop environment. They're a low power draw design and positioned below the Steamroller based Kaveri Cores on the AMD Road map.

These are what should go into the surface pro 2.0:)
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So.... people are excited that they will be able to use a slower version of the GPU/CPU that is going to be featured in a console, why?
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post #58 of 139
Looks like I'm upgrading pretty soon then biggrin.gif Can't wait to have 8-Cores!
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post #59 of 139
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So.... people are excited that they will be able to use a slower version of the GPU/CPU that is going to be featured in a console, why?

Exactly what I was thinking, and another thing. If this APU is being developed for the PS4, doesn't that mean it wouldn't be as optimized for PC gamer's since console developers get hardware level access unlike the PC?
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Probably because it will be the APU with the strongest integrated graphics ever, by far. That's my guess.
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