Editors Liked

  • Gorgeous graphics performance
  • Improved power efficiency
  • Small CPU performance improvements
  • GCN and TrueAudio in an APU
  • Upgraded quad-core CPU
  • 45/65W TDP ideal for compact systems
  • Primed for general-purpose compute

Editors Didn't Like

  • Four AMD cores not always as fast as two Intel cores
  • Not yet available
  • HSA-optimised programs thin on the ground
  • CPU core performance not a match for Intel
  • New socket, requires new FM2+ motherboard