AMD teases us with their upcoming 2nd generation of APUs
Subject: General Tech | September 24, 2012 - 02:57 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Tagged: trinity, A10-5800k, socket fm2
Apart from the model numbers the only solid information of when we will start to hear about AMD's second generation of Trinity APUs is the date, October 2nd is when the NDAs start to expire and we might see some results. Many of the model numbers are relatively familiar, with the A10-5800K, A10-5700, A8-5600K, A8-5500, Athlon X4 750K/740, A6-5400K and A4-5300. New to the chipset family will be the the A55, A75 and A85X, all with Socket FM2. SemiAccurate posted the news here; keep your eyes peeled next week for the actual release.
"Two more interesting tidbits appeared in the news letter, “…platform longevity with FM2 motherboards for future upgrades” and, “AMD Memory Profile Support for automatic performance.” You can read into these statements as far as you’d like, but it appears that AMD is planning on keeping its FM2 socket around for a bit longer than FM1 lasted. Additionally, AMD may finally be rolling out it’s own version of Intel’s XMP predefined RAM overclocking profiles next month."
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