Although marketed as a quad-core processor, the AK includes only two modules with four integer-cores and two floating-point units in total. Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing. Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. There are six new Piledriver-based APUs, four of which are of the Trinity line, and we’ll be testing the AK, a quad-core part that operates at 3. In graphics terms we’re less worried about comparisons and more concerned with outright rendering ability.

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It’s very close on paper thanks to having the same core and module count. In graphics terms we’re less worried about comparisons and more concerned with outright rendering ability. With s10 covered, let’s have a gander at performance. For many of those application you’ll notice a bigger difference with a SSD over a traditional hard drive than you will a faster processor.

AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD AK Processor – Tech

It has some extra cache that the Trinity architecture lacks. For example, the L3 cache has been abandoned. Whereas the smaller dedicated L2 cache can be enabled or disabled as the cores are needed, the entire L3 cache stays awake even when only one core is being used.


Although L3 cache increases performance in certain situations, it also elevates power consumption and essentially ruins the efficiency of these chips. Apparently, AMD felt the performance tradeoff wasn’t worth it.

You can select more than one device. This week, AMD is finally prepared to offer a am version of Trinity, which brings a new socket and a new high-end chipset. Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark. Comments Showing 1 comment. But on paper, this is the fastest integrated graphics core we’ve seen in a Fusion chip. What People Are Saying Give it to me straight.

AMD A series A10-5800K / 3.8 GHz processor Series

How efficiently does the processor use electricity? That said, Trinity and its ilk are incredible when you look at processors and platforms from just a few years ago. Geekbench 2 – 32 Bit – Floating Point. Like Zacate, we felt Llano was going to be a success for AMD, and for the most part, it has been a hit among certain users.

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In other words, the Piledriver update is pretty small fry. In many ways, it’s the integrated graphics that’s most interesting. However, AMD has changed the design slightly. More than that, the future is expected to eventually hold nothing but PCs based on system-on-a-chip SoC devices.


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We’re not, in other words, looking at a monster gaming GPU. Created at Tue, 25 Dec In the context of a proper desktop PC, the answer has to be no.

AMD FX 3. But here’s the thing. Individual core benchmark performance. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used.

All of Intel’s mainstream PC processors are, in fact, already Fusion chips with a fully functioning graphics core. Naturally, larger dies cost more to produce, and considering the Trinity APUs are significantly larger than their competition, ajd have no doubt this will cut into AMD’s bottom line. AMD is only letting us look at game performance in this preview, so sit back and check it out!