AMD launches R Series APUs
Ryan Martin / 4 years ago
AMD today launched a new series of APUs. They will be available in two different sockets FS1r2 PGA and FP2 BGA with two supporting chipsets the A70M and A75. There will be four dual core models and four quad core models. All will come with discrete class HD 7000 series graphics which AMD have been configured to support resolutions up to 4k by 2k. AMD is targeting these APUs for industrial and commercial use for things such as digital signage, casino gaming, point-of-sale systems and kiosks. AMD’s list of key features and benefits is below. You can find more detailed information on the R series APUs here if you are interested.
Features & Benefits
- Innovative CPU architecture integrates a combination of dedicated and shared resources to deliver exceptional performance.
- AMD Turbo CORE 3 Technology automatically delivers an optimized balance between performance and power consumption.
- APU Thermal Design Power (TDP) ranging from 17 to 35 Watts and average power below 13 Watts.
- Discrete-class AMD Radeon HD 7000G Series graphics.
- AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics technology can more than double graphics performance compared to using discrete graphics alone.
- Secure Asset Management Unit lowers power/CPU overhead when dealing with protected content.
- Drive up to 4 displays from a single highly integrated processor.
- Drive multiple displays simultaneously as independent displays, or as a single large surface with AMD Eyefinity technology.
- Display resolutions of up to 4k x 2k @ 30 Hz utilizing a single display output.