AMD A10-5700 Trinity Desktop APU - Going Back for Seconds

Launch SRP: S$136

Results - SYSmark 2007 Preview & Lightwave 3D 9.0

SYSmark 2007 Results

In this platform-intensive benchmark, our AMD A10-5700 was found to be trailing about 7.7% behind the top-end A10-5800K. This sounds in-line with its 11% difference in raw clock speed. Despite this, the A10-5700 still came out to be 12% speedier than the previous generation Llano APU.

 

Lightwave 3D 9.0 Results

Performance on Lightwave 3D was in-line with what we had witnessed earlier in the SYSmark 2007 benchmark as the A10-5700 only managed to outclass the previous generation Llano APU - barely. In some test situations like the 4- or 8-thread runs, the A10-5700 actually ranks in slower than the best Llano-based desktop APU.

8.0
Performance
7.5
Features
8
Value
8.5
The Good
Ideal top-tier Trinity APU for non-overclockers
Great for HTPC and compact desktops
Multi-monitor gaming capable
Low power consumption
Affordable
The Bad
Needs new Socket FM2 motherboards
Poor compute performance in some tests
Doesn't perform better than Llano all the time
Limited overclocking capabilities