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Report: AMD's Richland Flagship Will Be A10 6800K APU

According to Fudzilla, the high-end Richland APU will be called A10 6800K and replace the current 5800K.

The 3.8 GHz/4.2 GHz, quad-core 5800K sits on the top of AMD's APU series with four CPU cores, 384 Radeon (HD 7660D) cores, and a TDP of 100 watts. AMD will be able to squeeze more power efficiency out of the 28 nm Richland chips. On the high-end, it is unlikely that the company will be changing the power envelope, but rather increase the off-the-shelf clock speed, which should easily be touching 4 GHz/ 4.4 GHz. Richland will also include AMD's new HD 8000 Radeon graphics core.

The A10 6800K as well as other Richland APUs are expected to be announced in June of this year.

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  • TheBigTroll
    if they can get the GPU to perform at a 550ti or above levels, im picking one up
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  • Nice APU!

    Graphic-Units become more and more potential. - Hopefully, the cpu will also become better.
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  • alvine
    go amd!
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  • unionoob
    TheBigTrollif they can get the GPU to perform at a 550ti or above levels, im picking one up
    Indeed, if they could bring such power there would be no second thought to buy it or no. with APU's AMD could actually have a chance to expand in casual market. You could get great GPU power with decent CPU power for reasonable price ( cheaper then competitor) and that would be big yes for many I think.
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  • refillable
    No matter whether this APU's GPU is going to perform better than a 550 Ti or not, budget gamers will still get an intel with a GPU. Especially when say an 8770 performs like a 660/7870.
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  • virtualban
    And I still wish somebody would kick Intel's ass in the pure performance cpu session, though hope is slowly drifting away as Intel is probably intentionally holding back full performance jumps and just giving users 5-10% performance increases, so, the only true hope I see in the future is a world where the x86 license won't be held so tight and companies can innovate easily if they want to enter the race not 20 years behind.
    But I will still cheer for AMD when they kick Intel's ass in any direction they can. May, when time comes, the x86 monopolist be buried along with their tightly held IP.
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  • mazty
    refillableNo matter whether this APU's GPU is going to perform better than a 550 Ti or not, budget gamers will still get an intel with a GPU. Especially when say an 8770 performs like a 660/7870.Budget gamers don't buy intel. That's just stupid.
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  • unionoob
    refillableNo matter whether this APU's GPU is going to perform better than a 550 Ti or not, budget gamers will still get an intel with a GPU. Especially when say an 8770 performs like a 660/7870.
    from my own experience budget gamers don't care if that is intel or AMD or something else, they just care is money, as it has to be cheap with good performance.
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  • sonofliberty08
    virtualbanso, the only true hope I see in the future is a world where the x86 license won't be held so tight and companies can innovate easily if they want to enter the race not 20 years behind.But I will still cheer for AMD when they kick Intel's ass in any direction they can. May, when time comes, the x86 monopolist be buried along with their tightly held IP.if those major software developer start to program their software for ARM......
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  • The_Trutherizer
    All they really have to do is ensure that their APU grpahics cores can operate in hybrid/crossfire (whatever it's called with APUs) mode with a wider variety of Graphics cards. If the current APUs could co-operate with my 6950 I'd have bought one faster than you can say GG All Ur Base Are Belong To Us. I mean hello... Cheers Intel (for us gamers at least).

    They can't seriously not have thought of that themselves. Why limit their own products?
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