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AMD A10-6800K and A4-4000 APU Review

AMD A10-6800K and A4-4000 APU Review

Little over 6 months since launching Trinity on the desktop, AMD is updating their product lineup with a minor refresh. Codenamed Richland, these new APUs offer no substantial changes to either the CPU or GPU. Other than some clock speed improvements and better power management, everything is mostly the same.

Leading the pack is the A10-6800K, which is stepping in to replace the A10-5800K. Both processors are identical with a few minor exceptions. The A10-6800K is clocked slightly higher and has an updated Radeon HD 8670D GPU. We're also taking a look at the bargain basement A4-4000 at the other end of the spectrum, which we suspect is going to be a slightly slower version of last year’s A4-5300.

AMD announces dual-core Llano APUs for under $70

AMD announces dual-core Llano APUs for under $70

AMD today announced its first dual-core Llano APUs, the A4-330 and A4-3400, extending the lineup beyond the five models currently available and bringing the entry-level desktop APU price down to just $70. Both chips integrate a Radeon HD 6410D GPU…