AMD Ushers in Next Generation of Computing with AMD A-Series APUs

AMD Ushers in Next Generation of Computing with AMD A-Series APUs

AMD today announced the next generation in mainstream consumer computing with the availability of the new high-performance AMD Fusion A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). Enabling truly immersive computing experiences in consumer notebooks and desktops, the AMD A-Series APUs enable brilliant HD graphics, supercomputer-like performance and over 10.5 hours of battery life.

 

In an increasingly digital and visually oriented world, consumers are placing ever-higher priorities on multitasking, vivid graphics, lifelike games, lag-free videos, and ultimate multimedia performance. To meet these needs, the AMD A-Series APUs combine up to four x86 CPU cores with powerful DirectX®11-capable discrete-level graphics and up to 400 Radeon™ cores along with dedicated HD video processing on a single chip. AMD A-Series APUs also allow for advanced capabilities such as gestural interfaces, multi-monitor support, 3D entertainment and real-time image stabilization.

 

“The AMD A-Series APU represents an inflection point for AMD and is perhaps the industry’s biggest architectural change since the invention of the microprocessor,” said Rick Bergman, senior vice president and general manager, AMD Products Group. “It heralds the arrival of brilliant all-new computing experiences, and enables unprecedented graphics and video performance in notebooks and PCs. Beginning today we are bringing discrete-class graphics to the mainstream.”

 

The AMD A-Series APUs (previously codenamed “Llano”) are currently shipping and scheduled to appear in more than 150 notebooks and desktops from leading OEMs throughout the second quarter of 2011 and beyond. Delivering powerful serial and parallel computing capabilities for HD video, 3D rendering and data-intensive workloads in a single-die processor, the AMD A-Series APUs offer software developers unprecedented power and potential in an ever smaller package.

 

AMD AllDay™ Power: Battery Life that Lasts

The AMD A-Series APU delivers the power to match how consumers actually use their PCs: all day – without sacrificing performance. Delivering more than 10.5 hours of resting battery life – a more than 50 percent increase compared to the 2010 AMD Mainstream Platform – users can get their work done or watch multiple HD movies on a single charge. Additionally, AMD dynamic switchable graphics optimize battery life on PCs featuring AMD dual-graphics solutions by intelligently managing power states on the APU and separate discrete AMD Radeon™ GPU.

 

“The battery life of the AMD A-Series APU is a huge leap forward and will surprise many consumers and commercial customers,” said Chris Cloran, Vice President and General Manager, Client Division, AMD. “And the supercomputer-like performance will give people some revolutionary capabilities, like real-time image stabilization –taking out all the shakes and jitters in those hand-held videos on the fly, while you’re watching.”

 

Brilliant HD: Every Pixel Matters

People are making, sharing and enjoying more digital content than ever on their PCs, and the AMD VISION Engine  - cutting-edge hardware and software featured with every AMD A-Series APU that automatically helps digital content like videos, games and photos look their best. HD video is crystal clear through dedicated video playback technology and dynamic post-processing, and websites render faster with accelerated HTML5 and Direct2D performance. Editing, transferring and viewing HD content is fast and easy with support for advanced connection standards, including HDMI 1.4a, DisplayPort 1.1, and USB 3.0, along with native support for multiple monitors.

 

Also introduced with the AMD A-Series APU is a new feature called AMD Steady Video designed to stabilize videos during playback – making unsteady, jumpy content look steady and smooth. The AMD A-Series APU can also enables advanced capabilities like gestural interfaces, 3D gaming and 3D Blu-ray video entertainment – features that are now key to consumer PC experiences and expectations.

 

Every PC built with an AMD A-Series APU delivers brilliant HD by offering discrete-class DirectX® 11-capable graphics – with models available at virtually every price point. Only AMD Fusion APUs offer true AMD Dual Graphics, with up to 75 percent graphics performance boost, when paired with an AMD Radeon™ discrete graphics card[vii].  This faster, higher-quality, more vivid and lifelike delivery makes consumers feel fully present in their digital world, especially when gaming.

 

Personal Supercomputing: Ultimate Performance

Consumers are doing more than ever before with their PCs – from work to play – and with the AMD A-Series APU, even their laptops can keep up, delivering  next generation  parallel processing.  Starting at up to 400 gigaflops for notebook, and up to 500 gigaflops for desktops[viii], AMD A-Series APUs ensure users have the horsepower needed to handle the most demanding applications such as video and image processing, facial recognition, gesture recognition and multitasking scenarios. For the most challenging environments, AMD Fusion A-Series APUs offer AMD Turbo Core Technology, which dynamically optimizes and boosts CPU and GPU performance to power-efficient levels depending on the applications being run.

 

The Growing AMD Fusion Ecosystem

AMD has seen great momentum in the software developer community since the launch of AMD Fusion APUs in January 2011, with more than 50 leading applications now accelerated by the family of AMD Fusion APUs and advanced browsers like Internet Explorer 9 delivering even more immersive, next generation web experienceswhen running on an AMD Fusion APU-powered PC. And, the inaugural AMD Fusion Developer Summit, running now through June 16 in Seattle, Washington, is providing a forum for developers, academics and innovators to collaborate around parallel programming andindustry standards, like OpenCL™, helping the software ecosystem build on the promise of the latest computing methodologies.


Link: AMD

Skrevet af Martin den 15. Jun 2011. Nyheden er læst 410 gang(e).

Del med dine venner

     

0 kommentarer
Skriv kommentar til nyheden Kommentarer til nyheden fra Facebook

 

Logitech MX Master 2S

Tilbage i 2015 lancerede Logitech deres MX Master mus, som vi her på siden roste til skyerne. Vi skriver nu 2017, hv

Læs Mere

Sandberg EarBuds plus Powerbank

I dag skal vi se på Sandbergs nyeste skud på stammen, nemlig deres bud på et par trådløse i

Læs Mere

Cooler Master MasterWatt MIJ 1200 Watt

Strømforsyninger kan fås i alle størrelser og prisklasser alt efter behov. Man kan sagtens købe

Læs Mere

Bitfenix Portal Window

Et computer kabinet er typisk en firkantet kasse, eller det var ihvertfald tilfældet en gang. Nutidens kabinetter by

Læs Mere

EL33t Elite v2 Black gaming chair

Vi skal i dag have besøg af El33t og deres Elite v2 Black, som er deres nuværende topmodel inden for gamingst

Læs Mere

Gioteck FL-400 Wireless Bluetooth Gaming Headset

Vi skal i dag se på lidt af en særling. Det drejer sig om Giotecks headset med det mundrette navn, FL-400, som

Læs Mere

OnePlus 5

OnePlus, der startede med at være en lille kinesisk mobilproducent, er efterhånden ved at være anerkendt

Læs Mere

Hori Racing Wheel Apex

Vi skal i dag se på et entry level racing wheel, nemlig RWA eller Racing Wheel Apex, fra Hori. Hori er kendt som pro

Læs Mere

 

Nyeste Videoer og Trailers

Seneste nyheder

Microsoft arbejder stadig på Halo TV-serie

Halo-fansene har ingen grund til at opgive håbet om den længe ventede TV-serie fra Microsoft. Det er nu blevet
Læs Mere

Samsung indgår angiveligt et headset-samarbejde med Bixby

De to virksomheder meldes på vej med et nyt spændende produkt. Denne gang drejer det sig om et Bluetooth-heads
Læs Mere

AMD fremviser indpakningen til deres første HEDT CPU.

Normalt er indpakningen kedelig, og ofte bestående af grimme papkasser. Her skiller AMD sig ud, når det handle
Læs Mere

Ti nye DLC opdateringer til Dying Light henover de næste 12 måneder

Techland fortæller, de planlægger 10 nye DLC opdateringer til Dying Light henover de næste 12 måneder, gratis.
Læs Mere

ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI og ASRock løfter sløret for X399 bundkort i morgen hos AMD

ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI og ASRock løfter sløret for X399 bundkort i morgen hos AMD, og langt om længe får vi et ki
Læs Mere

Priser og data på MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning X og MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z

Til glæde for os nørder, så har MSI sænket de først omtalte priser på deres nye MSI GTX 1080 Ti Lightning X og
Læs Mere

Her er den officielle release dato for AMD ThreadRipper og deres HEDT platform.

Skal man lytte til Akihabara, så hedder den officielle release dato for AMD ThreadRipper og deres HEDT platfor
Læs Mere

Så lækker er det nye Asus ROG Crosshair VI Extreme

Asus formål om nogen producent af bundkort, at fremstille fede produkter, og det er ingen indtagelse med deres
Læs Mere
Partner sider
Indsend nyhed
Har du fundet en fed nyhed så indsend den så alle andre på Tweak.dk kan få glæde af den.