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AMD A10-5800K APU Review: Trinity Comes to the Desktop

AMD A10-5800K APU Review: Trinity Comes to the Desktop

AMD has continued refining its Fusion offerings since launching the first APUs early last year. Just four months ago the company launched Trinity for mobile platforms -- arguably where its APUs provide the most value.

Now AMD is finally prepared to offer a desktop version, which brings a new socket and a new high-end chipset. Given that Piledriver improved Bulldozer's power consumption, we expect Trinity to be more efficient than Llano, while Cayman's VLIW4 architecture should boost the GPU's speed -- or so we hope.

AMD Trinity APU internal benchmark slides surface

AMD Trinity APU internal benchmark slides surface

AMD's upcoming 'Trinity' APU is expected to swing into production as early as January 2012 and arrive in actual products somewhere around late Q1 and early Q2. Although details are rather thin regarding performance, the Turks over at DonanimHaber have…