AMD brings mobile Carrizo CPUs and confirms new GPU on June 16




AMD has at Computex its sixth generation APUs introduced laptops. The processors, codenamed “Carrizo” are economical and can decode hevc video hardware, AMD also promised on June 16 to bring new video cards are out.

The Carrizo processors using x86 cores codenamed ‘ Excavator ‘. The cores were compared to the previous generation Kaveri processors have a fifteen percent higher IPC, while power consumption has dropped by forty percent. Although the processor still to be baked on the 28nm process, the surface of the new cores decreased by twenty-three percent. However, the total area of ​​the processor is not diminished by the AMD Fusion Controller Hub now also integrated, which also leads to lower energy consumption.

Besides faster CPU cores has also improved the onboard Radeon GPU. As with Kaveri has the fastest processor with twelve ‘compute cores, “which equates to four CPU cores and eight’ GPU cores,” which probably equates to 512 stream processors. The GPU in the mobile Carrizo-processor will receive hardware support for decoding hevc-video. AMD brings at least a A8-8600P-, A10-8700P- and FX-8800P processor. More details, such as the configuration of the GPU clock speeds or at the press conference were not apparent, but no doubt soon follow.

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AMD’s new mobile A8, A10 and FX processors designed for laptops that cost between four hundred and seven hundred dollars. Lenovo will at least release a Flex3 laptop with the new processors, but other manufacturers will soon laptops with new AMD hardware announce which then must also be purchased within two months.

Lisa Su, CEO of AMD ended the press conference by showing AMD’s long-awaited new “f iji ‘GPU with hbm memory to bring the GPU and announced on June 16 at the E3 trade show officially.


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