LLANO

February 1st, 2012

AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano APU Review

Being the newest and highest-end addition to AMD’s A-series APU lineup, not only does the A8-3870K feature the much raved about integrated Radeon HD 6550D, but it comes with fully unlocked multipliers for both the CPU and GPU portions.

August 11th, 2011

MSI Announces A75A-G55 Socket FM1 Motherboard

The world-renowned motherboard and video card manufacturer MSI has officially announced the all-new AMD Llano series motherboard – A75A-G55 today. In addition to continuing the motherboard advantages of the first model A75MA-G55 and scoring P1646 points for 3DMark 11′s built-in display performance record, it also displayed MSI’s superb R&D strength, crossing the OC Genie II [...]

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 19th, 2011

Gigabyte A75-UD4H FM1 Llano Motherboard Preview

With AMD’s Llano architecture about to make its way into the desktop market via the Lynx platform and FM1 socket, motherboard manufacturers are ready with supporting A75 and A55 products.  In this article we take a quick tour around Gigabyte’s upcoming A75-UD4H; a fully featured yet well priced FM1 board that supports everything from Crossfire to [...]

June 9th, 2011

Llano Benchmarks Found Online

Someone at the Taiwanese hardware website Coolaler.com has managed to get their hands on a AMD Llano A8-3800 quad-core APU as well as a Gigabyte GA-A75-UD4H motherboard and have taken both for a benchmark test drive. The A8-3800 chip has clock speed of 2.4Ghz which can turbo up to 2.7Ghz. It runs at 0.992V with [...]

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 [...]