Report: AMD Launching Trinity APUs Soon; Desktop in August

We've been getting a bit impatient when it comes to waiting for AMD's Trinity APUs to arrive. Lucky for us, the latest scuttlebutt has the company's latest A series APUs launching this month.

AMD confirmed in mid-April that it had started shipping Trinity and it looks like things are on moving along nicely and still on track for a release this quarter. Word comes via Digitimes, which is citing sources from notebook players in reporting that AMD is gearing up to launch the notebook versions of its Trinity APU this month.

Perhaps more interesting is the fact that AMD is apparently planning the launch of its desktop Trinity processors for later this summer, in August. Digitimes sources say we can expect to see the A10-5800K, A10-5700, A8-5600K, and A8-5500, as well as the A6 (Weatherford) and A4 (Richland) series processors. The site also pegs entry-level Brazos 2.0 in June.

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  • Chainzsaw
    IMO trinity will make a great gaming laptop. I don't think trinity will be that great in the high desktop end. It would however make a great HTPC.
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  • Wisecracker
    TheBigTrolli personally think APUs are stupid for the desktop because most people would just buy a entry level graphics card if they really needed to play games. its better on the laptops because battery life is importnatn


    The graphics engine in the Trinity APU is essentially a Turks HD6570.

    Presumably, TrinityII, or Kaveri, will be a 28nm GCN-core HD7750, on Hudson FM2.

    Is that entry-level enough for you?

    :)
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  • vaughn2k
    I hope AMD will remove itself from too much false hope. I really want to see an improve CPU/APU from them and not just another Bulldozer fiasco. We need them to compete with over-priced over-hyped CPUs from Intel.
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  • Regor245
    I'll start saving money from now.. Desktop
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  • vaughn2k
    I hope AMD will remove itself from too much false hope. I really want to see an improve CPU/APU from them and not just another Bulldozer fiasco. We need them to compete with over-priced over-hyped CPUs from Intel.
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  • zooted
    Trinity will use fm2? This is what I have heard, but I don't remember seeing it officially.
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