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FiXT September 10, 2010 01:45 PM

AMD to Demonstrate Fusion APU Codenamed "Zacate"
Next week in San Francisco, AMD will unveil the first North America public demonstrations of its AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) codenamed "Zacate," a new dual-core, 18-watt TDP processor containing discrete-level graphics capabilities on die and designed to dramatically improve the user's PC experience. Targeting value and mainstream ... [ Read full article ]

_dangtx_ September 10, 2010 02:18 PM

an 18 watt cpu with on die graphics is nice, regardless of performance vs intel's units :)

Zillerz September 10, 2010 03:12 PM

18 watts.. hmm... 18?.. wow... lmao thats uh.... low?

Id love to see this challenge intel though :) Just curious.

_dangtx_ September 10, 2010 03:15 PM

pretty soon we may find something similar in smart phones..1080p off your phone+cpu raw power? me want

fishingfanatic September 10, 2010 03:20 PM

Press Release
It'll be interesting to see how it performs against the current configuration. Power consumption reduction as well as lower thermals from gpu and less weight,....Should help to make laptops even lighter and help to prolong battery life between charges.

YoungMan September 10, 2010 04:50 PM

I suppose this is to compete with the Intel Atom on some degree? AMD doesn't have much of a foothold in the notebook department.

tri5cui7 September 11, 2010 08:20 AM

I'm no expert but it seems like AMD is steeping up it's game.

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