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The 7th Generation AMD A-Series Desktop APUs Revealed

The 7th Generation AMD A-Series Desktop APUs Revealed

Today, AMD officially revealed the first 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop APUs running on the new Socket AM4. Previously codenamed Bristol Ridge, the new 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop APUs will start shipping soon in HP and Lenovo devices.

Be sure to check out our companion articleThe New AMD Socket AM4 Chipsets Revealed.

 

The 7th Gen AMD A-Series Desktop APU Revealed

With up to four “Excavator” cores, the 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop APUs consist of 65-watt and 35-watt versions, with greatly improved graphics capabilities and power efficiency. Check out this presentation by Peter Amos, APU Product Marketing Manager, AMD Client Business Unit, AMD. You may recall his earlier presentation here.

 

The First 7th Generation AMD A-Series Desktop APUs

Here is the first slew of 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop APUs released by AMD :

APU Models Cores Base Frequency Max Frequency Processor Graphics Graphics CUs Graphics Frequency
AMD A12-9800 4 3.8 GHz 4.2 GHz Radeon R7 8 CUs 1108 MHz
AMD A12-9800E 4 3.1 GHz 3.8 GHz Radeon R7 8 CUs 900 MHz
AMD A10-9700 4 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz Radeon R7 6 CUs 1029 MHz
AMD A10-9700E 4 3.0 GHz 3.5 GHz Radeon R7 6 CUs 847 MHz
AMD A8-9600 4 3.1 GHz 3.4 GHz Radeon R7 6 CUs 900 MHz
AMD Athlon X4 950 4 3.5 GHz 3.7 GHz None
AMD A6-9500 2 3.5 GHz 3.8 GHz Radeon R5 6 CUs 1029 MHz
AMD A6-9500E 2 3.0 GHz 3.4 GHz Radeon R5 4 CUs 800 MHz
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The 7th Generation AMD A-Series Desktop APU Slides

For those who prefer to go through the presentation slides in detail, here they are for your perusal :

Be sure to check out our companion article – The New AMD Socket AM4 Chipsets Revealed.

 

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AMD A10-7890K APU & Athlon X4 880K CPU Launched

March 1, 2016 – AMD today officially launched the AMD A10-7890K APU, which will come with the new AMD Wraith cooler. They also launched the AMD Athlon X4 880K CPU. Check out the details below!

 

AMD A10-7890K APU

The new AMD A10-7890K APU delivers the following features :

  • 1.02 TFLOPS of theoretical compute performance; the fastest AMD desktop APU released to date
  • Top-of-the-line AMD Wraith Cooler offering a premium experience with near-silent operation and illuminated fan shroud
  • Built-in AMD Radeon R7 graphics offering best-in-class online gaming in some of the most popular online and eSports games right out of the box
  • Support for today’s and tomorrow’s applications including DirectX 12, OpenGL, Vulkan, and FreeSync, in addition to Microsoft Xbox One game streaming

 

AMD A10-7890K APU

The new AMD Athlon X4 880K CPU delivers the following features :

  • Near-silent operation with a new 125W AMD Thermal Solution
  • Excellent quad-core performance; the fastest Athlon X4 processor that AMD has ever produced, running at 4.2 GHz turbo clock
  • An unlocked multiplier allowing users to exercise a highly configurable power and performance curve via AMD OverDrive software
  • Smooth online gaming performance at 1080p when paired with a Radeon R7 360, or at 1440p and 4K when paired with a Radeon R7 370-class discrete graphics card

 

AMD A10-7870K Now With 125W Silent Cooler

[adrotate banner=”4″]Finally, AMD also updated their existing A10-7870K APU, replacing the existing cooler with the new near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution without raising the price. A10-7870K buyers will now benefit from AMD Wraith Cooler-class near-silent operation and capable thermal performance, just without the illuminated shroud.

 

Availability

The new AMD A10-7890K, and Athlon X4 880K processors and thermal solutions are planned to be available for sale at the end of March 2016 at select retailers/e-tailers and participating system vendors.

 

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