AMD’s upcoming low power APU “Kabini” lineup has been detailed in a leaked HP spec sheet. The series will launch with no less than five models and chips could be built in both the AM1 and BGA packages. The series will start with the dual core E1-2100 and E1-2150. These will feature clock speeds of 1.0 GHz and 1.05 GHz respectively, 1 MB of L2 cache and Radeon HD 8210 graphics. The CPUs are based on the “Jaguar” micro-architecture. The HD 8210 has 128 stream processors and is based on the Graphics CoreNext architecture.
Intel’s first processor in the BGA package is expected to arrive by the end of this year, according to one of the leaked roadmap slides. Among the first few processors will cover across entry-level market sector, including the Celeron and Pentium brands. Motherboards with BGA processors come with the processors that cannot be the replaced and are hard-wired to the board along with a stock fan-heatsink. The SOC completely put together the processor as far as we know it, with the motherboard chipset.
Feb 01, 2016 0