Saturday, October 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
DVDFab Debuts 4K Ultra HD Copy Software
Razer Unveils New Broadcasting Camera and Microphone
Microsoft's Cortana Gets Into Smart Speakers Market With Harman Kardon Invoke
Samsung, LG Electronics are Lagging in Autonomous Car Race
TSMC Raises Forecasts for 2017 Due to 10nm Demand, Outlines 7 and 5nm Roadmap
Samsung Said to Have Placed Huge EUV Equipment Order From ASML
Samsung Launches the Ruggedized Galaxy Tab Active2 for Business
Intel Capital Announces $60 million of New Investments in Data-Focused Startups
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > AMD Ann...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, March 04, 2014
AMD Announces New AM1 Platform


AMD today introduced its AM1 platform featuring the AMD quad-core and dual-core "Kabini" APU into the component channel for system builders.

Combined with motherboards from manufacturers, the new AM1 platform will deliver Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture and AMD "Jaguar" CPU cores, and bear the AMD Athlon and AMD Sempron APU brands.

AMD's Sempron chips will go into low-priced desktops priced at up to $399. Barebones desktops could be built starting at $60 with just a Sempron chip and motherboard.

This will create an ecosystem of upgradable budget platforms that also feature USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s support, and microATX and miniITX motherboards for small form factor PCs.



The Kabini processors will feature up to four Jaguar based CPU cores, a single memory controller supporting up to 1600 MHz memory and 128 streaming processors from the Graphics Core Next architecture. There is no chipset on the motherboard and all the IO will be present on the CPU itself. The Kabini APUs will source two SATA 6 Gbps ports, two USB 3.0 ports, eight USB 2.0 ports, four PCIe 2.0 lanes and video outputs (DisplayPort, HDMI, and VGA).

The AM1 systems will support memory overclocking above the verified DDR3-1600 MHz speed but they do not have any Turbo Core technology however, nor will they support CPU overclocking.

Sempron will compete with Intel's latest Atom, Pentium and Celeron chips code-named Bay Trail, which have started appearing in low-cost desktops and laptops.

Motherboard manufacturers including, ASRock, ASUS, BIOSTAR, ECS, Gigabyte and MSI are poised to deliver a range of desktop motherboards based on socket FS1b. These motherboards will support the latest specifications of native USB 3.0 and SATA 6GB/s for AMD Athlon and Sempron-series APUs for the AM1 platform.

Availability of "Kabini" desktops and components are slated to be on-shelf beginning early April, with global availability expected on April 9.




Previous
Next
Kingston Ships Dual Interface USB Drives        All News        AMD Announces Rebadged Radeon HD 7950 Boost Card - The R9 280
Kingston Ships Dual Interface USB Drives     PC Parts News      OCZ Launches New Z-Drive 4500 PCIe SSD Series with Windows Accelerator Software

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD Unveils the Embedded Radeon E9170 GPU Based on Polaris Architecture
AMD's Ryzen Threadripper CPUs Get NVMe RAID Support
AMD 'Pinnacle Ridge' Series of 12nm Ryzen Processors Coming Early 2018
AMD Zen 2 "Matisse" Architecture Coming in 2019: report
GPU Shipments Increased from Previous Quarter
AMD Radeon RX Vega Graphics Cards and Radeon Packs Available Now
AMD Launches the Ryzen Threadripper High End Desktop Processors
AMD's new Threadripper 1900X Costs $549
AMD's Radeon RX Vega 64 will cost $499, Radeon RX Vega 56 is $100 Cheaper
AMD Completes Ryzen Mainstream Desktop Lineup with the Affordable Ryzen 3 processors
GPUs and Ryzen Processors Help AMD's Financial Figures
AMD Tests Memory Overclocking On Ryzen Systems

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .