AMD officially unveils Trinity APUs

AMD has officially unveiled the next generation of company APUs codenamed Trinity. The new chips promise more power, better graphics capabilities and lower power consumption compared to the current Llano APU generation.

AMD aims Trinity at mobile gamers and professionals who use multimedia software such as Photoshop as well as users who are budget conscious. AMD says Trinity provides double the power of Llano on a per-watt basis although the overall boost is around 29 per cent.

AMD Trinity A8 chips

But Trinity shines most in the graphics department where users will find numerous improvements especially in the field of photos and video. Trinity’s Media Accelerator tries to improve video playback with color adjustments, noise reduction and image stabilization of shaky video. But even better, the chip can prioritize video streaming over poor Wi-Fi connection, ensuring you don’t get that “buffering” message unless you absolutely have to. Photoshop users will be able to enjoy more than 30 hardware-accelerated features that accelerate certain filters such as Blur, Warping and Liquify on high-resolution photos. In addition to all this Trinity supports HD video chats with up to four people.

Built on 32 nm manufacturing process Trinity can offer up to 12 hours of battery life, AMD says. Currently there are three quad-core models and two dual-core chips, which range between 17 watts and 35 watts of power consumption and these chips can already be found in the recently announced HP Sleekbook offerings.


Source: Mashable.com

Related posts

It’s Heating Up: The Never-Ending Samsung & Apple Rivalry

It’s Heating Up: The Never-Ending Samsung & Apple Rivalry

Why can’t we all just get along!? Rivalry in the technology industry is certainly nothing new but now with the mobile market increasing as rapidly as it is there’s undoubtedly nothing wrong with a little good old fashioned competition. Apple and Samsung have are just two such companies that seem...

Thermaltake intros the SilverRiver II series HDD enclosures

Thermaltake, leading DIY chassis and storage enclosure brand, introduces the newest series of exclusively elegant hard drive enclosures, the Silver River II series. The aluminum enclosures come in two sizes. The ST0016 and ST0017 models are designed to host 3.5” hard drives and come with a...

Huawei presents GR3 and GR5 smartphones

Huawei presents GR3 and GR5 smartphones

Huawei has presented two new smartphones to the public – called GR3 and GR5 the new devices are mid-range communicators that come with decent specs so they will get some attention for sure. The new handsets share most of the tech specs they come with – the GR3 is based on a MediaTek MT6753T...

Leave a comment