AMD adds prices for A4-Series APUs
This quarter AMD already launched five A-Series CPUs. AMD A6-3650 and A8-3850 quad-core models have been shipping for two months now. Three other microprocessors, or APUs, appeared in AMD pricelist and product specifications in the middle of August, and up to this week were almost impossible to find in retail. Two dual-core APUs, A4-3300 and A4-3400, were also expected to launch this quarter. Prices of these two processors were added today to official AMD pricelist:
AMD A4-3300 and A4-3400 have two CPU cores, 1 MB L2 cache, 65 Watt TDP, and they support standard nowadays 64-bit and Virtualization technologies. Both chips integrate HD 6410D graphics processing unit (GPU) with 160 shaders. The difference between these chips is in the CPU and GPU clock frequency. The A4-3300 operates at 2.5 GHz, and has graphics unit clocked at 443 MHz. The A4-3400 runs at 2.7 GHz core and 600 MHz GPU frequency. Official prices for A4-Series 3300 and 3400 models are $64 and $69 in 1K quantities, and they are identical to prices of Athlon II X2 260 and 265 microprocessors.
In related news, some of the recently released AMD A-Series processors started to appear in stores. Amazon currently has in stock boxed AMD A6-3500 APU for $114 with free shipping. Newegg also sells this model. A4-3400 APU can be bought from EXcaliberPC, which claims to have it in stock.
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