Shackled, overpriced by OEM ball and chain
AMD’s hopes that its Carrizo might boost performance are being stuffed up by its OEM partners crippling the chip and over-pricing products made with it.
The A10-7860K and the A6-7470K
AMD has updated its Kaveri desktop APU lineup with two new SKUs, the quad-core A10-7860K and the dual-core A6-7470K.
New FM2+ and AM3+ moterboards incoming as well
During CES 2016 show, AMD has announced the new flagship Kaveri-based APU, the AMD A10-7890K, as well as an announced that new FM2+ and AM3+ motherboards with USB 3.1 and M.2 should be incoming.
A few new SKUs could be on the way
It appears that a couple of new Kaveri APUs are on the way, but don’t expect any miracles.
65W, 3.1GHz quad-core
The new AMD Athlon X4 840 is all about value and should make the transition to FM2+ cheaper, provided you don’t need integrated graphics.
Cheap and unlocked
AMD has confirmed that it is releasing new AMD A8-7650K APUs on February 20.
Not bad for €100
A new Kaveri desktop SKU has tipped up in the European channel and the A8-7650K appears to offer good value for money.
100 MHz faster, Computex-ish launch
We have reported that Kaveri gets a desktop refresh but apparently due to ambient noise at the noisy CES, we didn’t catch the right name.
DeKaveri we heard
We have learned yet another thing about AMD in 2015. The publicly discussed the Carrizo APU that is coming to All-in-Ones and notebooks in the second half of 2015, but many punters have been wondering what is happening on the desktop front.
Full HD, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD