In June AMD has announced its microarchitecture Carrizo, following the launch of the FX-8800P, A10-8700P and A8-8600P for laptop segment, including a dual-core (A6-8500P) class APU and a few more professional class processors only for these devices.
The A6-8500P is the only dual core processor (Excavator) for consumption. Each core reaches a base / turbo frequency 1.60 / 3.00 GHz and is accompanied by graphics Radeon R5 with 256 @ 800 MHz Processor Shadders throwing a TDP of 15W.
The professional class of APUs Carrizo consists of the A6 PRO-8500B, 8600B PRO-A8, A10 PRO-8700B and 8800B PRO-FX. All 4 cores keeping the 2MB cache while equipped with Radeon R6 / R7 Radeon graphics at different speeds with memory controller DDR3-2133 MHz maintaining a TDP of 15W.
The models AMD FX are the most potent and targeted for gamers with tight budgets who can not go to a high-performance gaming notebook. The AMD A10 will be available for powerful laptops, being able to move games and demanding video encoding 4K / 1080p HEVC hardware. The AMD A8 are treated with a solution SUV (games and multimedia) where prevail autonomy, which promises to reduce energy consumption by half while we reproduce a video.
AMD Carrizo Professional Notebook APUs lineup
|Model||Cores / |
|Frequency / |
|A6 PRO-8500B||2/2||1.6 / 3 GHz||1MB||R5||800 MHz||No info||15W|
|A6-8500P||2/2||1.6 / 3 GHz||1MB||R5||800 MHz||No info||15W|
|A8 PRO-8600B||4/4||1.6 / 3 GHz||2 MB||R6||720 MHz||DDR3-2133||15W|
|A8-8600P||4/4||1.6 / 3 GHz||2 MB||R6||720 MHz||DDR3-2133||15W|
|FX PRO-8800B||4/4||2.1 / 3.4 GHz||2 MB||R7||800 MHz||DDR3-2133||15W|
|FX-8800P||4/4||2.1 / 3.4 GHz||2 MB||R7||800 MHz||DDR3-2133||15W|
|A10 PRO-8700B||4/4||1.8 / 3.2 GHz||2 MB||R6||800 MHz||DDR3-2133||15W|
|A10-8700P||4/4||1.8 / 3.2 GHz||2 MB||R6||800 MHz||DDR3-2133||15W|