AMD to release Richland APUs on March 19

March 2013 will bring the first update to AMD’s Socket FM2 platform in the form of the rumored Richland APUs. According to information regarding AMD’s plans the company will release the first batch of Richland APUs on March 19.

There’s no information on model changes so the APU range should be as follows:

  • A10-6800K – four cores, integrated Radeon HD 8670D, unlocked multiplier and TDP of 100W;
  • A8-6600K – four cores, integrated Radeon HD 8570D graphics, unlocked multiplier and TDP of 100W;
  • A10-6700 – four cores, integrated Radeon HD 8670D graphics and TDP of 65W;
  • A8-6500 – four cores, integrated Radeon HD 8570D graphics and TDP of 65W;
  • A6-6400K – two cores, integrated Radeon HD 8470D graphics, unlocked multiplier and TDP of 65W;
  • A4-6300 – two cores, integrated Radeon HD 8370D and TDP of 65W;

All Richland APUs will be made on 32 nm technology and will support AMD’s FM2 socket. Richland APUs will also support DDR3 memory that works at up to 1866 MHz and can be used in motherboards that feature the AMD A85X chipset.

Also on May 7 AMD will release low power Richland APUs for notebooks in BGA form factor. Kabini chips will follow at the end of May with updated FX chips with the Piledriver architecture coming out in June 2013.


Source: Tom’s Hardware

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