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AMD officially announces new A-series APUs
by Slobodan Simic on20 December 2011
Five desktop and eight notebook SKUs
AMD has now officially updated its A-series lineup of Llano based APUs including a total of five desktop and eight mobile SKUs.
The lineup starts with previously detailed and rumoured A8-3870K and A6-3670K, both unlocked quad-core APUs. The rest of the desktop lineup includes the A8-3820 quad-core, packing 4MB of L2 cache, 400 stream processors, clocked at 2.5GHz (2.8GHz Turbo) for the CPU part and 600MHz for the HD 6550D GPU part (the same one on the A8-3870K). The next one is the A6-3620 quad-core clocked at 2.2GHz (2.5GHz Turbo) for the CPU part, with same 4MB L2 cache, 320 stream processors and a GPU clock of 444MHz. Both the A8-3820 and the A6-3620 will have the same 65W TDP. The last in the desktop lineup is the dual-core A4-3420 clocked at 2.8GHz with 1MB of L2 cache, 160 stream processors, GPU clock of 600MHz and a same 65W TDP.
The mobile lineup is a bit more serious and packs a total of eight new APUs including the top A8-3550MX quad core APU with 2.0GHz CPU clock (2.7GHz Turbo), featuring Radeon HD 6620G graphics part with 400 stream processors, 444MHz GPU clock, 4MB of L2 cache and a 45W TDP. The lowest ranked mobile part is the dual-core A4-3305M clocked at 1.9GHz (2.5GHz Turbo) with 1MB of L2 cache, featuring Radeon HD 6480G graphics with 160 stream processors and a 592MHz clock.
The new dekstop APUs should start showing up in the next two weeks while mobile ones depend on the notebook manufacturers and their speed. You can check out the full lineup in the tables below. (via hardwareluxx.de).