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Compatible discrete card for AMD A10-5800K

By pw2much
Jan 29, 2013
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  1. raypozas

    raypozas TS Rookie

    These guys should go work for Sony or Microsoft. To change their minds about the processors for their consoles.
     
  2. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +965

    The reason Sony and MS use APUs from AMD is that they are cost effective, powerful, and dont consume much energy.
     
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  3. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,115   +9

    Pretty sure that a dedicated system that does nothing but play games vs a full blown PC are two very different things. Also the PS4 will have a desktop grade Video Card in it and 8gb of ddr5 ram.
     
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  4. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +965

    That was very confusing on Sony's part, I am not sure if it is 8GB of GDDR5 onboard or of VRAM. I think they may just use GDDR5 instead of DDR3 because they want to future proof it.
     
  5. klepto12

    klepto12 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,115   +9

    Yeah its 8gb ddr5 but the video cad can use that ram along with the system I believe
     
  6. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,475   +965

    Oh ok, that is what I was wondering.
     

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