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Isn't this just an excavator refresh?
post #22 of 29
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I got fairly decent CS:GO performance out of my A8-6410 which is a 15w TDP APU with proper tuning of the settings it was fine. Upgrading to 1866mhz ram helped a bit over the stock 1600mhz but the chip is limited to single channel unfortunately. I'd imagine these apu's with 2133-2400mhz ddr3 or ddr4 (can't recall if they are using it) will be quite nice overall. I mean, my 15w tdp laptop can even play Crysis pretty decently as the cpu side is more of the bottleneck in many cases so something like this will be plenty for most gamers.

The 5800k rig I built for my GF a ways back plays most games fine as well, paired with 2133mhz of course.
Uhm, you mean your GF's rig has more muscle than yours, right? thumb.gif
post #23 of 29
APU with single channel ram... can't say that I was expecting much better from HP rolleyes.gif
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post #24 of 29
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Isn't this just an excavator refresh?

Yep, 8th gen APU with DDR4 in (early?) 2017 is what will interest me.
post #25 of 29
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Isn't this just an excavator refresh?

Bristol Ridge will be AM4 based Excavator Cores while Summit Ridge will be done with Zen cores instead.
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Uhm, you mean your GF's rig has more muscle than yours, right? thumb.gif

Yea, her desktop rig has more muscle than my $270 laptop, sure. Now if you compare it to my desktop you'll see the odd's are very much in my favor.. wink.gif
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post #27 of 29
Zen APU's will be absolutely beast.

I need to buy some stock, but Bulldozer makes me weary.
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the envy looked really nice. On the live stream they said 256 gb ssd+ 1 tb hard-drive. Come to look at actual specs, no ssd, and single channel memory.... NO thanks

dang it, is it so hard to put a ssd, and dual channel memory? Oem's still cutting corners with AMD product. I don't have any idea why either, they need dual channel memory to get the gpu performance! Makes no sense to take away the only advantage these cpus have over their intel counterparts.
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post #29 of 29
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the envy looked really nice. On the live stream they said 256 gb ssd+ 1 tb hard-drive. Come to look at actual specs, no ssd, and single channel memory.... NO thanks

dang it, is it so hard to put a ssd, and dual channel memory? Oem's still cutting corners with AMD product. I don't have any idea why either, they need dual channel memory to get the gpu performance! Makes no sense to take away the only advantage these cpus have over their intel counterparts.

I am guessing it is very early but I do think some more versions will be coming out, it's not like this is gonna be the only offering they have for it until Summit Ridge.
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