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Basically these fusion APUs put both Video and General processing on one die to save power, be more efficient and so on. The Video Processing Element is DX11 capable so it must be pretty decent, though not much is known on the General Processing Element.

So what do you guys think? I think it is alright for the average consumer but not so much for Gamers. Also HP and I think Asus are the first vendors of this APU.
    
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Basically these fusion APUs put both Video and General processing on one die to save power, be more efficient and so on. The Video Processing Element is DX11 capable so it must be pretty decent, though not much is known on the General Processing Element.

So what do you guys think? I think it is alright for the average consumer but not so much for Gamers. Also HP and I think Asus are the first vendors of this APU.
I Woulden't of thought it would be as powerfull as today's Graphics Card's as today... Even if it was, it would probably create too much heat So it might be a cutdown version of the 6000 series and it must be a really weak GPU
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Llano (K10 Stars + Redwood), I'm totally buying. The lower-end ones (Brazos, Zacate, Ontario), I'm giving a pass.
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for a small form netbook its great, for a htpc maybe not.
    
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for a small form netbook its great, for a htpc maybe not.
Llano would be perfect for an HTPC. It'll be like an Athlon II (X2 - X4) CPU paired with a Radeon HD 5570/5670 except with lower power consumption and likely a much sexier form factor. Heck, it would probably make for a pretty decent machine for casual gamers.
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