FUSION

August 2nd, 2011

AMD A6-3650 Llano APU Review

When AMD’s Llano desktop architecture was introduced, the A8-3850 was the only APU available but another, more budget-friendly version soon followed.   The  A6-3650 retains all of the features which made its bigger brother so successful but core speeds and the onboard graphics processor have been cut down to  a slightly lower level.  The result [...]

June 29th, 2011

AMD A8-3850 APU Review: Llano Hits the Desktop

We’ve been hearing about it for years but AMD is finally launching their Fusion architecture into the mid-range desktop market with the Lynx platform’s A8 and A6 processors alongside A75 and A55 motherboards.  These accelerated processing units (or APUs) integrate a quad core CPU, 400 shader GPU and fully functional Northbridge onto a single die [...]

June 9th, 2011

MSI Teases their Upcoming Llano A75 FM1 Board: The A75MA-G55

With AMD’s Llano right around the corner, MSI shows off a small A75 mATX board that’s packing features like SATA 6G, USB 3.0 and dual GPU support. It seems like motherboard manufacturers have been more than happy to selectively “leak” upcoming products in order to get the upper hand on their competition.  Gigabyte did it before the [...]