Finally, the real Trinity reviews arrive

Subject: Processors | October 2, 2012 - 04:56 PM |
Tagged: vishera, trinity, Steamroller, piledriver, bulldozer, amd, a8, a6, A4, a10, 5800K, 5600K

The NDA is over and we can finally tell you all about the new generation of Trinity, especially the compute portion which we were not allowed to discuss in the controversial preview.  Part of the good news is the price, Legit Reviews found the highest MSRP is $122 for the A10-5800K and it is currently available, though at $130.  The performance increase from the previous generation is decent for multicore applications though not so much for single threaded applications, overall you can expect general computing performance in line with Core i3 but not Core i5.  Gaming on the other hand did show much improvement, especially with you compare the built in HD7660D to Intel's current HD4000 and HD3500.  You can catch Josh's review right here.

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"The internal testing from AMD that we can see above shows a 37% increase in the 3DMark 11 score between the first generation A-Series Llano and this generation of A-Series Trinity. While our numbers don't match their numbers exactly, our Llano system scored 1115 3Dmarks while the AMD internal testing showed 1150 3DMarks. Our AMD A10-5800K scored 1521 3DMarks while they scored 1570. The overall difference was remarkably similar, AMD is boasting an increase of 37% and we saw a difference of 36.4%..."

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October 2, 2012 | 07:04 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

I think you mean Trinity reviews and not Vishera.

October 2, 2012 | 09:09 PM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

so, you mean josh's review, 2 posts before this one isn't a "real" review of this processor?
do you even read your own site?
Vishera is a AM3+ part is it not? and your posting on a Trinity part?

and i think any one that frequents this site knows that different hardware will give the .6% differences in performance that your re-post of some other site complains about
"AMD is boasting an increase of 37% and we saw a difference of 36.4%..."

thanks for the re-post Jeremy, but ill stick with josh's review.

October 3, 2012 | 06:51 PM - Posted by Jeremy Hellstrom

What, you mean the review I linked to in that post ?!?

... and did you miss the whole preview kerfuffle last week?

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