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AMD Fusion is the marketing name for a series of APUs
Accelerated processing unit
An accelerated processing unit is a processing system that includes additional processing capability designed to accelerate one or more types of computations outside of a CPU. This may include a graphics processing unit used for general-purpose computing , a field-programmable gate array , or...

 by AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. or AMD is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets...

. There are two flavors of Fusion currently available, one with its CPU logic based on the Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 core and the other its CPU logic based on the 10h core. In both cases the GPU logic is HD6xxx, which itself is based on the mobile variant of the Radeon HD 5xxx Series. Fusion was announced in 2006 and has been in development since then. The final design is the product of the merger between AMD
Advanced Micro Devices
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. or AMD is an American multinational semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, that develops computer processors and related technologies for commercial and consumer markets...

 and ATI
ATI Technologies
ATI Technologies Inc. was a semiconductor technology corporation based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, that specialized in the development of graphics processing units and chipsets. Founded in 1985 as Array Technologies Inc., the company was listed publicly in 1993 and was acquired by Advanced Micro...

, combining general processor execution as well as 3D geometry processing and other functions of modern GPUs (like GPGPU
GPGPU
General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

 computation) into a single die
Die (integrated circuit)
A die in the context of integrated circuits is a small block of semiconducting material, on which a given functional circuit is fabricated.Typically, integrated circuits are produced in large batches on a single wafer of electronic-grade silicon or other semiconductor through processes such as...

. This technology was shown to the general public in January 2011 at CES
Consumer Electronics Show
The International Consumer Electronics Show is a major technology-related trade show held each January in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Not open to the public, the Consumer Electronics Association-sponsored show typically hosts previews of products and new...

. In the same year AMD introduced Bulldozer
Bulldozer (processor)
Bulldozer is the codename Advanced Micro Devices has given to one of the next-generation CPU cores after the K10 microarchitecture for the company's M-SPACE design methodology, with the core specifically aimed at 10-watt to 125-watt TDP computing products. Bulldozer is a completely new design...

 for Socket AM3+ and for the server market.

2011 platforms

Platform Series Codename Status Launch Date Process TDP
Thermal Design Power
The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

 
CPU cores Radeon Shader
Shader
In the field of computer graphics, a shader is a computer program that is used primarily to calculate rendering effects on graphics hardware with a high degree of flexibility...

 
DirectX Version OpenGL Version OpenCL Version
Brazos Z-series Desna Launched June 2011 40 nm Bulk W
Watt
The watt is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units , named after the Scottish engineer James Watt . The unit, defined as one joule per second, measures the rate of energy conversion.-Definition:...

 
2 Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 cores
Evergreen 80 DirectX 11  OpenGL
OpenGL
OpenGL is a standard specification defining a cross-language, cross-platform API for writing applications that produce 2D and 3D computer graphics. The interface consists of over 250 different function calls which can be used to draw complex three-dimensional scenes from simple primitives. OpenGL...

 4.1
OpenCL
OpenCL
OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. OpenCL includes a language for writing kernels , plus APIs that are used to define and then control the platforms...

 1.1
C-series
G-series
Ontario Launched Q1 2011 40 nm Bulk 9 W 1-2 Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 cores
Evergreen 80
E-series
G-series
Zacate Launched Q1 2011 40 nm Bulk 18 W 1-2 Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 cores
Evergreen 80
Lynx (Desktop)
Sabine (Mobile)
A8-series
A6-series
A4-series
E2-series
Llano Launched June 2011 32 nm SOI
Silicon on insulator
Silicon on insulator technology refers to the use of a layered silicon-insulator-silicon substrate in place of conventional silicon substrates in semiconductor manufacturing, especially microelectronics, to reduce parasitic device capacitance and thereby improving performance...

 
25 W-​100 W 2-4 K10
AMD K10
The AMD Family 10h is a microprocessor microarchitecture by AMD. Though there were once reports that the K10 had been canceled, the first third-generation Opteron products for servers were launched on September 10, 2007, with the Phenom processors for desktops following and launching on November...

 "Husky" cores
Evergreen 160-400

2012 platforms

Platform Series Codename Status Launch Date Process TDP
Thermal Design Power
The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

 
CPU cores Radeon Shader
Shader
In the field of computer graphics, a shader is a computer program that is used primarily to calculate rendering effects on graphics hardware with a high degree of flexibility...

 
DirectX Version OpenGL Version OpenCL Version
Brazos-T ? Hondo In Development H1 2012 40 nm Bulk <4.5 W
Watt
The watt is a derived unit of power in the International System of Units , named after the Scottish engineer James Watt . The unit, defined as one joule per second, measures the rate of energy conversion.-Definition:...


2 Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 cores
Evergreen DirectX 11  OpenGL
OpenGL
OpenGL is a standard specification defining a cross-language, cross-platform API for writing applications that produce 2D and 3D computer graphics. The interface consists of over 250 different function calls which can be used to draw complex three-dimensional scenes from simple primitives. OpenGL...

 4.1
OpenCL
OpenCL
OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. OpenCL includes a language for writing kernels , plus APIs that are used to define and then control the platforms...

 1.1
Deccan E2-series
E-series
C-series
G-series
Krishna In Development H1 2012 28 nm Bulk 9 W 1-2 Enhanced Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 cores
Northern Islands
Northern Islands (GPU family)
The Northern Islands series is a family of GPUs developed by Advanced Micro Devices for its Radeon line, based on the 40 nm process.Starting with this family, the former ATI brand was officially discontinued in favor of making a correlation between the graphics products and the AMD branding for...

Wichita In Development H1 2012 28 nm Bulk 20 W 2-4 Enhanced Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 cores
Northern Islands
Northern Islands (GPU family)
The Northern Islands series is a family of GPUs developed by Advanced Micro Devices for its Radeon line, based on the 40 nm process.Starting with this family, the former ATI brand was officially discontinued in favor of making a correlation between the graphics products and the AMD branding for...

Virgo (Desktop)
Comal (Mobile)
A8-series
A6-series
A4-series
Trinity
Weatherford
Richland
In Development H1 2012 32 nm SOI
Silicon on insulator
Silicon on insulator technology refers to the use of a layered silicon-insulator-silicon substrate in place of conventional silicon substrates in semiconductor manufacturing, especially microelectronics, to reduce parasitic device capacitance and thereby improving performance...

 
2-4 Enhanced Bulldozer
Bulldozer (processor)
Bulldozer is the codename Advanced Micro Devices has given to one of the next-generation CPU cores after the K10 microarchitecture for the company's M-SPACE design methodology, with the core specifically aimed at 10-watt to 125-watt TDP computing products. Bulldozer is a completely new design...

 "Piledriver" cores
Northern Islands
Northern Islands (GPU family)
The Northern Islands series is a family of GPUs developed by Advanced Micro Devices for its Radeon line, based on the 40 nm process.Starting with this family, the former ATI brand was officially discontinued in favor of making a correlation between the graphics products and the AMD branding for...


2013 platforms


According to presentations revealed by technology website DonanımHaber, the successor to Hondo is codenamed Samara.

Processing power



The available memory bandwidth of single-controller DDR3-1066, which both the CPU and the GPU have to share, is comparable to the available memory bandwidth of stand-alone graphics cards:
  • Bandwidth of single-controller DDR3-1066 interconnect bus
  • Comparison of AMD graphics processing units
  • Comparison of Nvidia graphics processing units
    Comparison of NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units
    This page contains general information about Nvidia's GPUs and videocards based on official Nvidia specifications.-Direct X version note:Direct X version indicates which graphics acceleration operations the card supports.* DirectX 6.0 - Multitexturing...

  • Comparison of Intel graphics processing units

Comparison of CPU core power
(using Prime95
Prime95
Prime95 is the name of the Microsoft Windows-based software application written by George Woltman that is used by GIMPS, a distributed computing project dedicated to finding new Mersenne prime numbers....

 Benchmark)
Platform CPU-Model
Frequency
Frequency
Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time. It is also referred to as temporal frequency.The period is the duration of one cycle in a repeating event, so the period is the reciprocal of the frequency...


(per core)
MHz
FFT Benchmark
Benchmark
-Geology:*Benchmark , a point of reference for a measurement**Benchmarking , an activity involving finding benchmarks*Benchmark , used in pricing crude oil-Technology:...


(FFT length 2048K)
ms
FFT Benchmark
(FFT length 4096K)
ms
Trial Factoring
Trial division
Trial division is the most laborious but easiest to understand of the integer factorization algorithms. Its ease of implementation makes it a viable integer factorization option for devices with little available memory, such as graphing calculators....

 Benchmark
(factor length 65bit)
ms
Intel Atom
Intel Atom
Intel Atom is the brand name for a line of ultra-low-voltage x86 and x86-64 CPUs from Intel, designed in 45 nm CMOS and used mainly in netbooks, nettops, embedded application ranging from health care to advanced robotics and Mobile Internet devices...

 330
1596 664.39 1399.43 46.63
Intel Atom D510 1664 585.91 1954.40 38.65
Intel Pentium III 1151 438.10 922.58 50.59
AMD Athlon 1054 457.40 774.49 56.08
AMD Fusion C-50 697 323.93 694.88 23.44
AMD Fusion E-350 1596 222.03 491.02 15.18
AMD Athlon XP 2000+ 1640 201.21 448.28 32.80
Intel Pentium 4 3078 72.40 162.02 14.91
AMD Phenom II X4 965 3414 34.86 76.27 4.59
AMD Phenom II X6 1100T 3310 32.68 69.54 3.85
Intel Core i5-2500K 3330 23.94 53.24 3.49
Intel Core i7-2600K 3463 21.75 45.35 3.67

Brazos (Ultra-portable)


AMD Ultrathin Platform was introduced on January 5, 2011, as the fourth AMD mobile platform targeting the ultra-portable
Subnotebook
A subnotebook is a class of laptop computers that are smaller and lighter than a typical laptop....

 notebook market. It features the 40 nm AMD Ontario (a 9-watt APU for netbooks and small form factor desktops and devices) and Zacate (an 18-watt TDP APU for ultrathin, mainstream, and value notebooks as well as desktops and all-in-ones) APUs.
Both low-power APU versions feature two Bobcat
Bobcat (processor)
Bobcat is the latest x86 processor core from AMD aimed at low-power / low-cost market.It was revealed during a speech from AMD executive vice-president Henri Richard in Computex 2007 and was put into production Q1 2011. One of the major supporters was executive vice-president Mario A...

 x86 cores and fully supports DirectX11, DirectCompute
DirectCompute
Microsoft DirectCompute is an application programming interface that supports general-purpose computing on graphics processing units on Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows 7. DirectCompute is part of the Microsoft DirectX collection of APIs and was initially released with the DirectX 11 API but...

 (Microsoft
Microsoft
Microsoft Corporation is an American public multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, USA that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions...

 programming interface for GPU computing) and OpenCL
OpenCL
OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. OpenCL includes a language for writing kernels , plus APIs that are used to define and then control the platforms...

 (cross-platform programming interface standard for multi-core x86 and accelerated GPU computing). Both also include UVD dedicated hardware acceleration for HD video including 1080p resolutions. This platform consists of:
AMD mobile Initial platform
Mobile processor
Mobile processor
A mobile processor is a CPU designed to save power. It is found in mobile computers and cellphones.A CPU chip designed for portable computers, it is typically housed in a smaller chip package, but more importantly, in order to run cooler, it uses lower voltages than its desktop counterpart and has...

Processors
  • Single or Dual-core 64-bit
    64-bit
    64-bit is a word size that defines certain classes of computer architecture, buses, memory and CPUs, and by extension the software that runs on them. 64-bit CPUs have existed in supercomputers since the 1970s and in RISC-based workstations and servers since the early 1990s...

     processors codenamed Ontario, Zacate and with the followings:
    • made on 40 nm CMOS process
    • support for DDR3 1066 MHz memory
    • 9 W or 18 W TDP
  • Radeon HD 6xxx GPU on 40 nm process
    • Cedar graphics core with 80 SP
    • DirectX
      DirectX
      Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms. Originally, the names of these APIs all began with Direct, such as Direct3D, DirectDraw, DirectMusic, DirectPlay,...

       11, OpenGL
      OpenGL
      OpenGL is a standard specification defining a cross-language, cross-platform API for writing applications that produce 2D and 3D computer graphics. The interface consists of over 250 different function calls which can be used to draw complex three-dimensional scenes from simple primitives. OpenGL...

       4.0 and OpenCL
      OpenCL
      OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. OpenCL includes a language for writing kernels , plus APIs that are used to define and then control the platforms...

       1.1
    • UNB/MC Bus
      Computer bus
      In computer architecture, a bus is a subsystem that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers.Early computer buses were literally parallel electrical wires with multiple connections, but the term is now used for any physical arrangement that provides the same...

       interface
    • no double-precision FP
    • angle independent anisotropic filtering, UVD 3
      Unified Video Decoder
      The Unified Video Decoder, previously called Universal Video Decoder, or UVD in short, is the video decoding unit from ATI Technologies to support hardware decode of H.264 and VC-1 video codec standards, and being a part of ATI Avivo HD technology....

    • Eyefinity capabilities, supporting up to 3 outputs
Mobile chipset
Chipset
A chipset, PC chipset, or chip set refers to a group of integrated circuits, or chips, that are designed to work together. They are usually marketed as a single product.- Computers :...

  • A50M (Hudson-M1)

  • Brazos IGP Overview
    Model Released Code name
    Code name
    A code name or cryptonym is a word or name used clandestinely to refer to another name or word. Code names are often used for military purposes, or in espionage...

    Fab (nm) Core Clock (MHz
    Hertz
    The hertz is the SI unit of frequency defined as the number of cycles per second of a periodic phenomenon. One of its most common uses is the description of the sine wave, particularly those used in radio and audio applications....

    )
    Config core1 Fillrate
    Fillrate
    The term fillrate usually refers to the number of pixels a video card can render and write to video memory in a second. In this case, fillrates are given in megapixels per second or in gigapixels per second , and they are obtained by multiplying the number of raster operations by the clock...

    Shared Memory GFLOPS Combined TDP2 (W) Notes
    Pixel (GP
    Pixel
    In digital imaging, a pixel, or pel, is a single point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable screen element in a display device; it is the smallest unit of picture that can be represented or controlled....

    /s)
    Texture (GT
    Texel (graphics)
    A texel, or texture element is the fundamental unit of texture space, used in computer graphics. Textures are represented by arrays of texels, just as pictures are represented by arrays of pixels....

    /s)
    Bandwidth (GB
    Gigabyte
    The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information storage. The prefix giga means 109 in the International System of Units , therefore 1 gigabyte is...

    /s)
    Bus type Bus width (bit
    Bit
    A bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications; it is the amount of information stored by a digital device or other physical system that exists in one of two possible distinct states...

    )
    Idle Max.
    Radeon HD 6250 Nov 9, 2010 Palm
    , Sumo, Wrestlerused in C-30 (1.2 GHz) and C-50 (1.0 GHz) APU, paired with Hudson-M1 SB, socket FT1 (BGA-413)
    40 280 80:8:4 1.12 2.24 8.525 DDR3-1066 64 44.8 9
    Radeon HD 6290 500
    Radeon HD 6310 2.0 4.0 80 18
    Radeon HD 6320 500/508(?)-600 DDR3-1333
    • 1 Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

    • 2 TDP specified for AMD reference designs, includes CPU power consumption. Actual TDP of retail products may vary.


    "Ontario" (40 nm)

    • All models support: SSE
      Streaming SIMD Extensions
      In computing, Streaming SIMD Extensions is a SIMD instruction set extension to the x86 architecture, designed by Intel and introduced in 1999 in their Pentium III series processors as a reply to AMD's 3DNow! . SSE contains 70 new instructions, most of which work on single precision floating point...

      , SSE2
      SSE2
      SSE2, Streaming SIMD Extensions 2, is one of the Intel SIMD processor supplementary instruction sets first introduced by Intel with the initial version of the Pentium 4 in 2001. It extends the earlier SSE instruction set, and is intended to fully supplant MMX. Intel extended SSE2 to create SSE3...

      , SSE3
      SSE3
      SSE3, Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, also known by its Intel code name Prescott New Instructions , is the third iteration of the SSE instruction set for the IA-32 architecture. Intel introduced SSE3 in early 2004 with the Prescott revision of their Pentium 4 CPU...

      , SSSE3
      SSSE3
      Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 is a SIMD instruction set created by Intel and is the fourth iteration of the SSE technology.- History :...

      , SSE4a, NX bit
      NX bit
      The NX bit, which stands for No eXecute, is a technology used in CPUs to segregate areas of memory for use by either storage of processor instructions or for storage of data, a feature normally only found in Harvard architecture processors...

      , AMD64, PowerNow!
      PowerNow!
      PowerNow! is speed throttling and power saving technology of AMD's processors used in laptops. The CPU's clock speed and VCore are automatically decreased when the computer is under low load or idle, to save battery power, reduce heat and noise...

      , AMD-V
    • Memory support: DDR3 SDRAM
      DDR3 SDRAM
      In computing, DDR3 SDRAM, an abbreviation for double data rate type three synchronous dynamic random access memory, is a modern kind of dynamic random access memory with a high bandwidth interface. It is one of several variants of DRAM and associated interface techniques used since the early 1970s...

      , DDR3L SDRAM (Single-channel, up to 1066 MHz)
    • Config GPU are Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...


    Model Number | Step. | CPU | GPU | Memory
    Support
    | UMI | TDP
    Thermal Design Power
    The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

     
    | Socket
    CPU socket
    A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board . This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering....

     
    | Released | Part Number
    Cores Freq. Turbo L2 Cache  Multi  Voltage
    CPU core voltage
    The CPU core voltage is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU , GPU, or other device containing a processing core...

     
    Model Config Freq. (Turbo)
    C-30 B0 1 1.2 GHz rowspan="2" 512 KB 12× 1.25 - 1.35 HD 6250  80:8:4 276 MHz DDR3-1066 2.5 GT/s 9 W Socket FT1
    (BGA-413)
    January 4, 2011 CMC30AFPB12GT
    C-50 2 1.0 GHz 2 × 512 KB 10× 1.05 - 1.35 277 MHz CMC50AFPB22GT
    C-60 1.33 GHz HD 6290 276(400) MHz August 22, 2011

    "Zacate" (40 nm)

    • All models support: SSE
      Streaming SIMD Extensions
      In computing, Streaming SIMD Extensions is a SIMD instruction set extension to the x86 architecture, designed by Intel and introduced in 1999 in their Pentium III series processors as a reply to AMD's 3DNow! . SSE contains 70 new instructions, most of which work on single precision floating point...

      , SSE2
      SSE2
      SSE2, Streaming SIMD Extensions 2, is one of the Intel SIMD processor supplementary instruction sets first introduced by Intel with the initial version of the Pentium 4 in 2001. It extends the earlier SSE instruction set, and is intended to fully supplant MMX. Intel extended SSE2 to create SSE3...

      , SSE3
      SSE3
      SSE3, Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, also known by its Intel code name Prescott New Instructions , is the third iteration of the SSE instruction set for the IA-32 architecture. Intel introduced SSE3 in early 2004 with the Prescott revision of their Pentium 4 CPU...

      , SSSE3
      SSSE3
      Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 is a SIMD instruction set created by Intel and is the fourth iteration of the SSE technology.- History :...

      , SSE4a, NX bit
      NX bit
      The NX bit, which stands for No eXecute, is a technology used in CPUs to segregate areas of memory for use by either storage of processor instructions or for storage of data, a feature normally only found in Harvard architecture processors...

      , AMD64, PowerNow!
      PowerNow!
      PowerNow! is speed throttling and power saving technology of AMD's processors used in laptops. The CPU's clock speed and VCore are automatically decreased when the computer is under low load or idle, to save battery power, reduce heat and noise...

      , AMD-V
    • All models use the BGA-413 CPU socket
      CPU socket
      A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board . This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering....

    • All models support single-channel DDR3 SDRAM
      DDR3 SDRAM
      In computing, DDR3 SDRAM, an abbreviation for double data rate type three synchronous dynamic random access memory, is a modern kind of dynamic random access memory with a high bandwidth interface. It is one of several variants of DRAM and associated interface techniques used since the early 1970s...

      , DDR3L SDRAM
    • Config GPU are Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

      Model Number | Step. | CPU | GPU | Memory
      Support
      | UMI | TDP
      Thermal Design Power
      The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

       
      | Socket
      CPU socket
      A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board . This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering....

       
      | Released | Part Number
      Cores Freq. Turbo L2 Cache  Multi  Voltage
      CPU core voltage
      The CPU core voltage is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU , GPU, or other device containing a processing core...

       
      Model Config Freq.
      E-240 B0 1 1.5 GHz rowspan="4" 512 KB 15× 1.175 - 1.35 HD 6310  80:8:4 500 MHz DDR3-1066 2.5 GT/s 18 W Socket FT1
      (BGA-413)
      January 4, 2011 EME240GBB12GT
      E-300 B0 2 1.3 GHz 2 × 512 KB 13× 488 MHz August 22, 2011 EME300GBB22GV
      E-350 B0 1.6 GHz 16× 1.25 - 1.35 492 MHz January 4, 2011 EME350GBB22GT
      E-450 B0 1.65 GHz 16.5× HD 6320 508–600 MHz DDR3-1333 August 22, 2011 EME450GBB22GV

    "Desna" (40 nm)

    • All models support: SSE
      Streaming SIMD Extensions
      In computing, Streaming SIMD Extensions is a SIMD instruction set extension to the x86 architecture, designed by Intel and introduced in 1999 in their Pentium III series processors as a reply to AMD's 3DNow! . SSE contains 70 new instructions, most of which work on single precision floating point...

      , SSE2
      SSE2
      SSE2, Streaming SIMD Extensions 2, is one of the Intel SIMD processor supplementary instruction sets first introduced by Intel with the initial version of the Pentium 4 in 2001. It extends the earlier SSE instruction set, and is intended to fully supplant MMX. Intel extended SSE2 to create SSE3...

      , SSE3
      SSE3
      SSE3, Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, also known by its Intel code name Prescott New Instructions , is the third iteration of the SSE instruction set for the IA-32 architecture. Intel introduced SSE3 in early 2004 with the Prescott revision of their Pentium 4 CPU...

      , SSSE3
      SSSE3
      Supplemental Streaming SIMD Extensions 3 is a SIMD instruction set created by Intel and is the fourth iteration of the SSE technology.- History :...

      , SSE4a, NX bit
      NX bit
      The NX bit, which stands for No eXecute, is a technology used in CPUs to segregate areas of memory for use by either storage of processor instructions or for storage of data, a feature normally only found in Harvard architecture processors...

      , AMD64, PowerNow!
      PowerNow!
      PowerNow! is speed throttling and power saving technology of AMD's processors used in laptops. The CPU's clock speed and VCore are automatically decreased when the computer is under low load or idle, to save battery power, reduce heat and noise...

      , AMD-V
    • Memory support: DDR3 SDRAM
      DDR3 SDRAM
      In computing, DDR3 SDRAM, an abbreviation for double data rate type three synchronous dynamic random access memory, is a modern kind of dynamic random access memory with a high bandwidth interface. It is one of several variants of DRAM and associated interface techniques used since the early 1970s...

      , DDR3L SDRAM (Single-channel, up to 1066 MHz)
    • Config GPU are Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...


    Model Number | Step. | CPU | GPU | Memory
    Support
    | UMI | TDP
    Thermal Design Power
    The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

     
    | Socket
    CPU socket
    A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board . This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering....

     
    | Released | Part Number
    Cores Freq. Turbo L2 Cache  Multi  Voltage
    CPU core voltage
    The CPU core voltage is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU , GPU, or other device containing a processing core...

     
    Model Config Freq.
    Z-01 B0 2 1.0 GHz 2 x 512 KB 10× HD 6250  80:8:4 276 MHz DDR3-1066 2.5 GT/s 5.9 W Socket FT1
    (BGA-413)
    June 1, 2011

    Lynx (Desktop)

    • All models support: MMX, SSE
      Streaming SIMD Extensions
      In computing, Streaming SIMD Extensions is a SIMD instruction set extension to the x86 architecture, designed by Intel and introduced in 1999 in their Pentium III series processors as a reply to AMD's 3DNow! . SSE contains 70 new instructions, most of which work on single precision floating point...

      , SSE2
      SSE2
      SSE2, Streaming SIMD Extensions 2, is one of the Intel SIMD processor supplementary instruction sets first introduced by Intel with the initial version of the Pentium 4 in 2001. It extends the earlier SSE instruction set, and is intended to fully supplant MMX. Intel extended SSE2 to create SSE3...

      , SSE3
      SSE3
      SSE3, Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, also known by its Intel code name Prescott New Instructions , is the third iteration of the SSE instruction set for the IA-32 architecture. Intel introduced SSE3 in early 2004 with the Prescott revision of their Pentium 4 CPU...

      , SSE4a, Enhanced 3DNow!
      3DNow!
      3DNow! is an extension to the x86 instruction set developed by Advanced Micro Devices . It adds single instruction multiple data instructions to the base x86 instruction set, enabling it to perform simple vector processing, which improves the performance of many graphic-intensive applications...

      , NX bit
      NX bit
      The NX bit, which stands for No eXecute, is a technology used in CPUs to segregate areas of memory for use by either storage of processor instructions or for storage of data, a feature normally only found in Harvard architecture processors...

      , AMD64, Cool'n'Quiet
      Cool'n'Quiet
      Cool'n'Quiet is a CPU speed throttling and power saving technology introduced by AMD with its Athlon 64 processor line. It works by reducing the processor's clock rate and voltage when the processor is idle. The aim of this technology is to reduce overall power consumption and lower heat...

      , AMD-V, Turbo Core (AMD equivalent of Intel Turbo Boost
      Intel Turbo Boost
      Intel Turbo Boost is a technology implemented by Intel in certain versions of their Nehalem- and Sandy Bridge-based CPUs, including Core i5 and Core i7 that enables the processor to run above its base operating frequency via dynamic control of the CPU's "clock rate". It is activated when the...

      )
    • Memory support: DDR3 SDRAM
      DDR3 SDRAM
      In computing, DDR3 SDRAM, an abbreviation for double data rate type three synchronous dynamic random access memory, is a modern kind of dynamic random access memory with a high bandwidth interface. It is one of several variants of DRAM and associated interface techniques used since the early 1970s...

      -1866 (up to PC3-15000)
    • All models support DirectX
      DirectX
      Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms. Originally, the names of these APIs all began with Direct, such as Direct3D, DirectDraw, DirectMusic, DirectPlay,...

       11, OpenGL
      OpenGL
      OpenGL is a standard specification defining a cross-language, cross-platform API for writing applications that produce 2D and 3D computer graphics. The interface consists of over 250 different function calls which can be used to draw complex three-dimensional scenes from simple primitives. OpenGL...

       4.0 and OpenCL
      OpenCL
      OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. OpenCL includes a language for writing kernels , plus APIs that are used to define and then control the platforms...

       1.1
    • All models feature the UNB/MC Bus
      Computer bus
      In computer architecture, a bus is a subsystem that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers.Early computer buses were literally parallel electrical wires with multiple connections, but the term is now used for any physical arrangement that provides the same...

       interface
    • All models do not feature double-precision GPU FP
    • All models feature Angle independent anisotropic filtering, UVD3, & Eyefinity capabilities, supporting up to 3 outputs.

    Lynx IGP Overview
    Model Released Code name
    Code name
    A code name or cryptonym is a word or name used clandestinely to refer to another name or word. Code names are often used for military purposes, or in espionage...

    Fab (nm) Core Clock (MHz
    Hertz
    The hertz is the SI unit of frequency defined as the number of cycles per second of a periodic phenomenon. One of its most common uses is the description of the sine wave, particularly those used in radio and audio applications....

    )
    Config core1 Fillrate
    Fillrate
    The term fillrate usually refers to the number of pixels a video card can render and write to video memory in a second. In this case, fillrates are given in megapixels per second or in gigapixels per second , and they are obtained by multiplying the number of raster operations by the clock...

    Shared Memory GFLOPS Combined TDP2 (W) Notes
    Pixel (GP
    Pixel
    In digital imaging, a pixel, or pel, is a single point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable screen element in a display device; it is the smallest unit of picture that can be represented or controlled....

    /s)
    Texture (GT
    Texel (graphics)
    A texel, or texture element is the fundamental unit of texture space, used in computer graphics. Textures are represented by arrays of texels, just as pictures are represented by arrays of pixels....

    /s)
    Bandwidth (GB
    Gigabyte
    The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information storage. The prefix giga means 109 in the International System of Units , therefore 1 gigabyte is...

    /s)
    Bus type Bus width (bit
    Bit
    A bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications; it is the amount of information stored by a digital device or other physical system that exists in one of two possible distinct states...

    )
    Idle Max.
    Radeon HD 6370D 4th quarter 2011 WinterPark, Sumo2 32 443 160:8:4 1.77 3.54 25.6 DDR3-1600 128 142 65
    Radeon HD 6410D Jun 20, 2011 WinterPark, Sumo2 32 600 160:8:4 2.4 4.8 29.9 DDR3-1866 128 192 65
    Radeon HD 6530D Jun 20, 2011 BeaverCreek 32 443 320:16:8 3.54 7.08 29.9 DDR3-1866 128 284 65-100
    Radeon HD 6550D 600 400:20:8 4.8 12 480
    • 1 Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

    • 2 TDP specified for AMD reference designs, includes CPU power consumption. Actual TDP of retail products may vary.

    "Llano" (32 nm)

    • All models feature upgraded Stars (Mobile Phenom II
      Phenom II
      Phenom II is a family of AMD's multi-core 45 nm processors using the AMD K10 microarchitecture, succeeding the original Phenom. Advanced Micro Devices released the Socket AM2+ version of Phenom II in December 2008, while Socket AM3 versions with DDR3 support, along with an initial batch of...

       architecture) CPU cores (Husky) with no L3 cache, and with Evergreen family graphics, specifically Redwood-class integrated graphics on die (WinterPark for the dual-core variants and BeaverCreek for the quad-core variants).
    • All models are manufactured on GlobalFoundries
      GLOBALFOUNDRIES
      GlobalFoundries Inc. is the world's third largest independent semiconductor foundry, with its headquarters located in Milpitas, California. GlobalFoundries was created by the divestiture of the manufacturing side of AMD on March 2, 2009, and was expanded through its merger with Chartered...

      ' 32 nm SOI process.
    • All Lynx desktop models support up to 4 DIMM
      DIMM
      A DIMM or dual in-line memory module, comprises a series of dynamic random-access memory integrated circuits. These modules are mounted on a printed circuit board and designed for use in personal computers, workstations and servers...

      s of DDR3-1866 memory and Sabine mobile models support up to 2 DIMMs of DDR3-1333 / DDR3-1600 dual-channel memory.
    • All models feature UVD3 for hardware video decoding, including 120 Hz stereoscopic 3D support.
    • All models have an integrated PCIe 2.0 controller.
    • Select models support AMD's Turbo Core technology for faster CPU operation when the thermal specification permits.
    • Select models support Hybrid Graphics technology to assist a discrete Radeon HD 6450, 6550, or 6570 discrete graphics card. This is similar to the Hybrid CrossFireX technology.

    Model
    Number
    | Step. | CPU | GPU | Memory
    Support
    | UMI | TDP
    Thermal Design Power
    The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

     
    | Socket
    CPU socket
    A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board . This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering....

     
    | Release Date | Price at
    introduction2
    | Part Number(s)
    Cores Freq. Turbo L2-Cache  Multi !! Voltage
    CPU core voltage
    The CPU core voltage is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU , GPU, or other device containing a processing core...

     !! Model !! Config1 !! Freq.
    E2-3200 B0 2 2.4 GHz 2 × 512 KB 24x 0.9125 - 1.4125 HD 6370D 160:8:4 443 MHz DDR3-1600 5 GT/s 65 W Socket FM1
    Socket FM1
    Socket FM1 is a CPU socket used by AMD's A-series mainstream Fusion processors released in July 2011.- References :* http://www.tomshardware.com/news/amd-llano-socket-fm1-sample,12549.html...

    4th quarter 2011 ED3200OJZ22GX
    ED3200OJGXBOX
    A4-3300 2.5 GHz 2 × 512 KB 25x HD 6410D 443 MHz 65 W September 7, 2011 64$ AD3300OJZ22GX
    AD3300OJGXBOX
    A4-3400 2.7 GHz 27x 600 MHz 65 W September 7, 2011 69$ AD3400OJZ22GX
    AD3400OJGXBOX
    A6-3500 3 2.1 GHz 2.4 GHz 3 × 1 MB 21x HD 6530D 320:16:8 443 MHz DDR3-1866 65 W August 17, 2011 89$ AD3500OJZ33GX
    AD3500OJGXBOX
    A6-3600 4 2.1 GHz 2.4 GHz 4 × 1 MB 21x 443 MHz 65 W August 8 2011 109$ AD3600OJZ43GX
    AD3600OJGXBOX
    A6-3650 2.6 GHz 26x 443 MHz 100 W June 30, 2011 115$ AD3650WNZ43GX
    AD3650WNGXBOX
    A8-3800 2.4 GHz 2.7 GHz 24x HD 6550D 400:20:8 600 MHz 65 W August 8 2011 129$ AD3800OJZ43GX
    AD3800OJGXBOX
    A8-3850 2.9 GHz 29x 600 MHz 100 W June 30, 2011 135$ AD3850WNZ43GX
    AD3850WNGXBOX
    A8-3870K 3.0 GHz 30x 600 MHz 100 W 4th quarter 2011
    • 1 Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

    • 2 Per 1000 units

    Sabine (Mobile)

    • All models support: SSE
      Streaming SIMD Extensions
      In computing, Streaming SIMD Extensions is a SIMD instruction set extension to the x86 architecture, designed by Intel and introduced in 1999 in their Pentium III series processors as a reply to AMD's 3DNow! . SSE contains 70 new instructions, most of which work on single precision floating point...

      , SSE2
      SSE2
      SSE2, Streaming SIMD Extensions 2, is one of the Intel SIMD processor supplementary instruction sets first introduced by Intel with the initial version of the Pentium 4 in 2001. It extends the earlier SSE instruction set, and is intended to fully supplant MMX. Intel extended SSE2 to create SSE3...

      , SSE3
      SSE3
      SSE3, Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, also known by its Intel code name Prescott New Instructions , is the third iteration of the SSE instruction set for the IA-32 architecture. Intel introduced SSE3 in early 2004 with the Prescott revision of their Pentium 4 CPU...

      , SSE4a, Enhanced 3DNow!
      3DNow!
      3DNow! is an extension to the x86 instruction set developed by Advanced Micro Devices . It adds single instruction multiple data instructions to the base x86 instruction set, enabling it to perform simple vector processing, which improves the performance of many graphic-intensive applications...

      , NX bit
      NX bit
      The NX bit, which stands for No eXecute, is a technology used in CPUs to segregate areas of memory for use by either storage of processor instructions or for storage of data, a feature normally only found in Harvard architecture processors...

      , AMD64, PowerNow!
      PowerNow!
      PowerNow! is speed throttling and power saving technology of AMD's processors used in laptops. The CPU's clock speed and VCore are automatically decreased when the computer is under low load or idle, to save battery power, reduce heat and noise...

      , AMD-V
    • All models support 1.35 V DDR3L-1333 memory, in addition to regular 1.5 V DDR3 memory specified.
    • mobile platform
    • All models support DirectX
      DirectX
      Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms. Originally, the names of these APIs all began with Direct, such as Direct3D, DirectDraw, DirectMusic, DirectPlay,...

       11, OpenGL
      OpenGL
      OpenGL is a standard specification defining a cross-language, cross-platform API for writing applications that produce 2D and 3D computer graphics. The interface consists of over 250 different function calls which can be used to draw complex three-dimensional scenes from simple primitives. OpenGL...

       4.0 and OpenCL
      OpenCL
      OpenCL is a framework for writing programs that execute across heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPUs, GPUs, and other processors. OpenCL includes a language for writing kernels , plus APIs that are used to define and then control the platforms...

       1.1
    • All models feature the UNB/MC Bus
      Computer bus
      In computer architecture, a bus is a subsystem that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers.Early computer buses were literally parallel electrical wires with multiple connections, but the term is now used for any physical arrangement that provides the same...

       interface
    • All models do not feature double-precision FP
    • All models feature Angle independent anisotropic filtering, UVD3, & Eyefinity capabilities, supporting up to 3 outputs.
    • 1 Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

    • 2 TDP specified for AMD reference designs, includes CPU power consumption. Actual TDP of retail products may vary.

    Sabine IGP Overview
    Model Released Code name
    Code name
    A code name or cryptonym is a word or name used clandestinely to refer to another name or word. Code names are often used for military purposes, or in espionage...

    Fab Core Clock (MHz
    Hertz
    The hertz is the SI unit of frequency defined as the number of cycles per second of a periodic phenomenon. One of its most common uses is the description of the sine wave, particularly those used in radio and audio applications....

    )
    Config core1 Fillrate
    Fillrate
    The term fillrate usually refers to the number of pixels a video card can render and write to video memory in a second. In this case, fillrates are given in megapixels per second or in gigapixels per second , and they are obtained by multiplying the number of raster operations by the clock...

    Shared Memory GFLOPS Combined TDP2 (W) Notes
    Pixel (GP
    Pixel
    In digital imaging, a pixel, or pel, is a single point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable screen element in a display device; it is the smallest unit of picture that can be represented or controlled....

    /s)
    Texture (GT
    Texel (graphics)
    A texel, or texture element is the fundamental unit of texture space, used in computer graphics. Textures are represented by arrays of texels, just as pictures are represented by arrays of pixels....

    /s)
    Bandwidth (GB
    Gigabyte
    The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information storage. The prefix giga means 109 in the International System of Units , therefore 1 gigabyte is...

    /s)
    Bus type Bus width Idle Max.
    Radeon HD 6380G June 14, 2011 WinterPark 32 nm 400 160:8:4 1.6 3.2 17.06 DDR3-1333 128-bit
    Bit
    A bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications; it is the amount of information stored by a digital device or other physical system that exists in one of two possible distinct states...

    128 35
    Radeon HD 6480G BeaverCreek 444 240:12:4 1.77 3.55 17.06 DDR3-1333 213.1 35-45
    Radeon HD 6520G 400 320:16:8 3.2 6.4 17.06 DDR3-1333 256 35-45
    Radeon HD 6620G 444 400:20:8 3.55 8.88 25.6 DDR3-1600 355.2 35-45
    • 1 Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

    • 2 TDP specified for AMD reference designs, includes CPU power consumption. Actual TDP of retail products may vary.

    "Llano" (32 nm)

    Model Number | Step. | CPU | GPU | Memory
    Support
    | UMI | TDP
    Thermal Design Power
    The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

     
    | Socket
    CPU socket
    A CPU socket or CPU slot is a mechanical component that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board . This allows the CPU to be replaced without soldering....

     
    | Release Date | Part Number(s)
    Cores Freq. Turbo L2-Cache  Multi !! Voltage
    CPU core voltage
    The CPU core voltage is the power supply voltage supplied to the CPU , GPU, or other device containing a processing core...

     !! Model !! Config1 !! Freq.
    E2-3000M B0 2 1.8 GHz 2.4 GHz 2 × 512 KB 18x 0.9125 - 1.4125 HD 6380G 160:8:4 400 MHz DDR3-1333 2.5 GT/s 35 W Socket FS1 June 14, 2011 EM3000DDX22GX
    A4-3300M 1.9 GHz 2.5 GHz 2 × 1 MB 19x HD 6480G 240:12:4 444 MHz 35 W AM3300DDX23GX
    A4-3310MX 2.1 GHz 2.5 GHz 21x HD 6480G 240:12:4 444 MHz 45 W AM3310HLX23GX
    A6-3400M 4 1.4 GHz 2.3 GHz 4 × 1 MB 14x HD 6520G 320:16:8 400 MHz 35 W AM3400DDX43GX
    A8-3500M 1.5 GHz 2.4 GHz 15x HD 6620G 400:20:8 444 MHz 35 W AM3500DDX43GX
    A6-3410MX 1.6 GHz 2.3 GHz 16x HD 6520G 320:16:8 400 MHz DDR3-1600 45 W AM3410HLX43GX
    A8-3510MX 1.8 GHz 2.5 GHz 18x HD 6620G 400:20:8 444 MHz 45 W AM3510HLX43GX
    A8-3530MX 1.9 GHz 2.6 GHz 19x HD 6620G 400:20:8 444 MHz 45 W AM3530HLX43GX
    • 1 Unified Shaders
      GPGPU
      General-purpose computing on graphics processing units is the technique of using a GPU, which typically handles computation only for computer graphics, to perform computation in applications traditionally handled by the CPU...

       (Vertex shader/Geometry shader/Pixel shader) : Texture mapping unit
      Texture mapping unit
      A texture mapping unit is a component in modern graphics processing units , historically it is a separate physical processor. A TMU is able to rotate and resize a bitmap to be placed onto an arbitrary plane of a given 3D object as a texture...

       : Render Output unit
      Render Output unit
      The Render Output Unit, often abbreviated as "ROP", and sometimes called Raster Operations Pipeline, is one of the final steps in the rendering process of modern 3D accelerator boards. The pixel pipelines take pixel and texel information and process it, via specific matrix and vector operations,...

    • Hidden APU info found in an AMD System Monitor (v1.0.0.2) config file, showing graphics segment model numbers with core/mem clocks; no other APU info available (model, cores, clocks, etc.). HD 6480M may be current model name for older G prefix from the file, thus the G clock info may be applicable.

    Future platforms

    • AMD's Financial Analyst Day 2010 revealed a new generation of Fusion APUs for 2012. Further details for the 2012 Fusion line was released in late-May 2011, by technology website DonanımHaber.

    2012: Piledriver

    • Piledriver is the codename for the new core design (Enhanced-Bulldozer based) that will replace the Husky (Stars
      AMD K10
      The AMD Family 10h is a microprocessor microarchitecture by AMD. Though there were once reports that the K10 had been canceled, the first third-generation Opteron products for servers were launched on September 10, 2007, with the Phenom processors for desktops following and launching on November...

      based) cores in the A- and E2-series (Llano).
    • Like Llano, Piledriver based APUs will be manufactured on the 32 nm SOI process.
    • Comal is the mobile platform codename for the Piledriver based APU line. It is to replace the Sabine mobile platform.
    • Virgo is the desktop platform codename for the Piledriver based APU line. It is to replace the Lynx desktop platform.
    • The chipset series for both Sabine and Lynx will be carried over to Comal and Virgo respectively.
    • The processor package for the mobile variant will be revised from FS1 uPGA package to FS1r2 uPGA package.
    • The desktop variant will be equipped with Radeon 7000 GPU, 2nd generation Bulldozer core, DDR3-2133 memory controller.
    • The processor socket format for the desktop variant will be revised from Socket FM1 to Socket FM2.

    "Trinity" (32 nm), "Weatherford" (32 nm), and "Richland" (32 nm)


    Piledriver based APUs will be divided into three main versions for specific price-points and markets:
    • Trinity covers the performance segment of the APU line. It will replace the Llano based A8-series.
    • Weatherford covers the upper-mainstream segment. Replacing the Llano based A6-series.
    • Richland covers the lower-mainstream segment. It is to replace the Llano based A4-series.

    2012: Deccan and Brazos-T

    • Deccan is the codename for the Enhanced-Bobcat based platform. It is to replace Brazos platform.
    • Processors for Deccan are to be manufactured on the 28 nm bulk process.
    • The chipset series for Deccan is Yuba.
    • For tablets, the power optimised Brazos T (Bobcat-based) will replace Brazos (AMD Z-01) platform.
    • The tablet variant chipset is Hudson A55T FCH.
    • Processors for Brazos-T are to be manufactured on the 40 nm process.
    • The processor package will be revised from FT1 BGA package to FT2 BGA package. While for tablets, the processor package remains as FT1 BGA.

    "Krishna" (28 nm), "Wichita" (28 nm), and "Hondo" (40 nm) (Cancelled)

    • For the Budget desktop and notebook markets (18 W TDP), Krishna was scheduled to replace the Zacate based E-series. It was expected to be available in 2 to 4-core variants.
    • For the Low-power/netbook markets (9 W TDP), Wichita was scheduled to replace the Ontario based C-series. It was expected to be available with 1 to 2 core versions.
    • For the Tablet market (<4.5 W TDP), Hondo was scheduled replace the Desna based Z-series. It was also expected to be available with 1 to 2 core versions. AMD had scheduled Hondo to begin sampling in December 2011, and start production in Q2, 2012. Hondo is a low power re-architectured variant of Desna. It would have been still manufactured under the 40nm process by TSMC.

    2013: Steamroller

    • Steamroller is the codename for the new core design (Next-Generation Bulldozer based) that will replace the Piledriver cores in the A-series line.
    • Indus is the mobile platform codename for the Steamroller based APU line. It is to replace the Comal mobile platform.
    • The chipset for Indus will be codenamed Bolton.
    • The processor package for the mobile variant will be revised from FS1r2 uPGA package to FS2 uPGA package.

    Kaveri


    Steamroller based APUs will be divided into versions for specific price-points and markets:
    • Kaveri APU covers the A8-, A6-, A4-, and E2-series of the 3rd generation Fusion APUs.

    2013: Kerala and Samara

    • Kerala is the codename for the Jaguar cores based platform. It is to replace the Enhanced-Bobcat cores based Deccan platform.
    • The chipset for this platform is codenamed Yangtze.
    • Samara is the codename for the Jaguar cores based tablet platform. It is to replace Brazos-T platform.
    • The chipset for this tablet platform is codenamed Salton.
    • The processor package will be remain as FT2 BGA package.

    "Kabini" and "Samara"

    • For the Budget desktop and notebook markets (18 W TDP), Kabini will replace the Krishna based E-series.
    • For the Low-power/netbook markets (9 W TDP), Kabini will also replace the Wichita based C-series.
    • For the Tablet market, Samara (codename also used for platform), will replace the Hondo based Z-series.

    Competition


    The direct competitor of the Intel Atom
    Intel Atom
    Intel Atom is the brand name for a line of ultra-low-voltage x86 and x86-64 CPUs from Intel, designed in 45 nm CMOS and used mainly in netbooks, nettops, embedded application ranging from health care to advanced robotics and Mobile Internet devices...

     processor line is the AMD Fusion C- and E-series. The C-series (C-30: single core, C-50: dual cores) has a TDP
    Thermal Design Power
    The thermal design power , sometimes called thermal design point, refers to the maximum amount of power the cooling system in a computer is required to dissipate. For example, a laptop's CPU cooling system may be designed for a 20 watt TDP, which means that it can dissipate up to 20 watts of heat...

     (9 W) similar to the Atom, the higher clocked E-series (E-240: single core, E-350: dual core) comes with a TDP of 18 Watts what corresponds more to an Atom including a dedicated GPU (e.g. ION2, ATI 5430). The processors include a single or dual core 64-bit CPU with out-of-order execution, DDR3 memory controller and an 80-core Radeon
    Radeon
    Radeon is a brand of graphics processing units and random access memory produced by Advanced Micro Devices , first launched in 2000 by ATI Technologies, which was acquired by AMD in 2006. Radeon is the successor to the Rage line. There are four different groups, which can be differentiated by...

     GPU. The performance for games is significantly better for the E-series - up to 326.5% better, although neither of the platforms is well suited for gaming.

    Mainboard System RAM
    Ram
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     sharing memory


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    512MB, 1024 MB.

    See also

    • List of AMD Fusion microprocessors
    • List of AMD mobile microprocessors
    • AMD mobile platform
      AMD mobile platform
      The AMD mobile platform is an open platform for laptops from AMD. Though little marketing was done on this platform, it has been competing with the Centrino platform in the segment to gain more marketshare. Each platform has its own specification, catching up the latest technology developments...

    • AMD Bulldozer
    • Unified Video Decoder
      Unified Video Decoder
      The Unified Video Decoder, previously called Universal Video Decoder, or UVD in short, is the video decoding unit from ATI Technologies to support hardware decode of H.264 and VC-1 video codec standards, and being a part of ATI Avivo HD technology....

    • Radeon
      Radeon
      Radeon is a brand of graphics processing units and random access memory produced by Advanced Micro Devices , first launched in 2000 by ATI Technologies, which was acquired by AMD in 2006. Radeon is the successor to the Rage line. There are four different groups, which can be differentiated by...


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