Sunday, 31 Mar 2013 in Desktop Systems
We upgraded the earlier reviewed Sapphire Edge VS8 with a high-end SSD to investigate how much it can improve the system's performance or if the platform is still underpowered. Find out in our follow-up review of the this mini system and if it's worthwhile to do so.
Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013
AMD's latest interpretation of Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) has been brought to the desktop and mobile computing fronts in the form its Trinity A-series APUs. We've put together resources on what you need to know about these new processors and the hardware ecosystem such as motherboards and even notebooks.
Monday, 18 Feb 2013 in Motherboard
With the introduction of the AMD Trinity desktop APUs that require the new AMD FM2 CPU socket, there has been a trickle of such motherboards from the usual board makers. We gathered four motherboards from ASUS, ASrock, Gigabyte and MSI that feature the AMD A85X chipset and put them to the test.
Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 in CPU
The AMD A10-5700 Trinity desktop APU is a 'quad-core' processor that's just a shade slower than the top tier AMD A10-5800K chip. With a rated clock speed of 3.8GHz, a Turbo Speed of up to 4.0GHz, a 65W TDP rating, it features a slightly slower Radeon HD 7660D graphics core. Would this multiplier-locked APU still present compelling value? We check it out!
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 in CPU
We've seen the AMD Triniy A10-5800K APU perform admirably from an integrated graphics perspective, but can its other aspects also ring a positive bell? We tackle that question and its overall platform value in this review.
Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 in CPU
The wait for AMD desktop Trinity APUs is over. This next generation of APU is built on the mature 32nm SOI process technology and features a second revision of the Bulldozer architecture with a more powerful GPU. Step right in as we reveal its integrated graphics and its latest iteration of AMD Dual Graphics performance!
Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 in CPU
The wait for AMD desktop Trinity APUs is almost over. This next generation of APU is built on the mature 32nm SOI process technology and features a second revision of the Bulldozer architecture. Step right in as we take a sneak peek at its integrated graphics performance!
Monday, 11 Jun 2012
AMD's Trinity APUs for the desktop market won't hit retail till late this year, but almost every major motherboard vendor has FM2 socket based motherboards all lined up and ready to go. Here's a quick roundup of the various Socket FM2 equipped motherboards from Computex.
Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012
AMD has just announced the release of two new E-Series APUs, the E2-1800 and E1-1200, at Computex 2012. They also took some time to talk at length about the benefits of Trinity.