AMD officially released their first round of Kaveri APUs on January 5th and they shipped on the 14th. Three APUs made up AMD’s first round and they included the A10-7850K, A10-7700K and A8-7600. It has been reported that the second wave of AMD Kaveri APUs will debut in the second quarter of 2014.
The second wave of AMD Kaveri APUs will more focused on the mid to lower end of the spectrum. Here are the details for these new APUs.
Starting first is the higher-end low power A10-7800. The quad-core APU is locked with R7 Radeon, 4 MB of L2 cache and 512 cores. The TDP is set lower at 65W instead of 95W of its higher-end counterparts. Max DDR3 supported is 2133 MHz, which soon be moved up to 2400 MHz.
The A6-7400K and A4-7300 are both dual core chips and are aimed at the HTPC market. The Radeon cores have been lowered down to 256 and 192 respectively and the cache is set at 2MB for both chips. Both also feature Radeon R3 series graphics and have a TDP of 65W. The A6-7400K is unlocked whereas the A4-7400 is not.
Jan 30, 2015 0