AMD’s upcoming Godavari APU lineup has been leaked by the guys over at VR-Zone ahead of its summer launch. These new APUs will be part of the Kaveri-refresh platform, which is aimed to refresh current Kaveri APUs with the new 8000 series branding. AMD is planning 12 new APUs that utilize the x86 Steamroller core and GCN graphics architecture.
Up until now there were no FM2+ motherboards in ASUS’s Republic of Gamers motherboard portfolio. FM2+ of course replaced AMD’s FM2 socket to support Steamroller and Kaveri APUs. So if you do prefer AMD’s APUs you now have a ROG Gaming board to choose from, the ROG Crossblade Ranger.
BIOSTAR has released the A88MQ motherboard based on the new AMD FM2+ socket design that supports AMD Multi-Core (x4, x2) socket FM2+/FM2 processors AMD A-series/ E2-series processors all in a micro ATX form factor. Using the AMD A88X Chipset, the A88MQ, gives users the options for small build using the MicroATX form factor.
BIOSTAR has just released their Hi-Fi A88W 3D motherboard. This motherboard is based on AMD’s FM2+ socket design that supports multi-core (x4, x2) socket FM2+/FM2 processors in AMD’s A-Series and E2-Series.
MSI unveiled their first FM2+ socket motherboards at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month and they are launching them today. The A88X-G45 Gaming and the A88XM Gaming motherboards are the first gaming motherboards from MSI for the AMD FM2+ socket.
For upcoming Kaveri APUs, the latest MSI A88X-G43 motherboard has been launched by the MSI team. Featuring all the military class IV components, the 6+2 Phase PWM also comes with OC Certified components to deliver the best in quality and performance. The FM2+ socket supports all Kaveri APUs and is fully usable with Richland/Trinity.
With the upcoming APUs on the way many motherboard manufacturers are launching their A88X chipset based FM2+ motherboards. Gigabyte announced its new FM2+ motherboard lineup supporting the forthcoming ‘Keveri’ AMD APUs with support for existing socket FM2 Trinity and Richland APUs.
ASUS is considered to be the world’s first producer to expose their FM2+ motherboards lineup for the next generation of Kaveri APUs. The new FM2+ motherboards from ASUS include the A88XM-A and A55BM-A motherboards which include the FM2+ socket to support AMD’s current and soon to come generation of APUs.
Are you looking for a budget efficient motherboard which can rightly fit your needs and at the same time comes with reasonable performance? Well, the waiting is over since Gigabyte has released just the same kind of motherboard for the users. Gigabyte’s new F2A75M-DS2 motherboard is compatible with socket FM2 AMD CPUs and APUs which also includes the newest Richland’s platform. The motherboard isn’t exactly targeted at the overclockers since it offers a moderately low end 4+1 phase VRM for the socket FM2 and memory. It also uses a Micro-ATX form factor.
Biostar, which is a manufacturer of embedded IPC solution, graphic cards and motherboards has launched their latest motherboard that supports AMD’s FM2 APU family, called the Hi-FI A85W 3D. It comes with Biostar in-house audio-technology known as the Hi-Fi 3D. It is an ATX form factor that features support for AMD socket FM2 APU and 4 DDR3 memory slots, packing in the typical high-end motherboard features like USB 3.0, HDMI ad PCI-E slots. For additional convenience BIOSTAR includes: Watch Dog, BIO Relief, B, IO-Flasher, e-Hotline, BIO-Watch, T-overclocker, GPU and Smart Speed LAN.