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Bit confused about the whole idea of fusion, i know it involves APUs, but how exactly does this work, do we still buy our own gfx cards, and how does it work e.t.c.?

Also does bulldozer use fusion, if not are amd releasing models next year that will???

Thanks
post #2 of 6
i think amd fusion is for the portable series, like the netbooks, a while they said something about the new cpus using low power and the apu is strong as a 9800gt.


amd bulldozers have apu
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*I think* the higher end desktop computers will have more cores and more cache, but no apu.

Mainstream "Athlon" chips will have up to four cores with 4mb of l3 and an apu.

Meanwhile high end chips will have 4-8 cores, 8mb of l3, and no apu.

I dunno if this is even true anymore, or if Jeff can even comment on non server chips.
    
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If you intend on doing serious PC gaming, you are still going to need a dedicated PCI-E graphics card.
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Bulldozer products will not have GPUs built in during 2011. They will some time in the future but we have not indicated the timing yet.

Who is Jeff?
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My other AMD informant...





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