Amd carrizo news.AMD Carrizo APU With Excavator Core Architecture Targets Higher Efficiency, Longer Battery Life

 

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The heat issue.AMD Carrizo APU Massive Leak – 40W TDP, Excavator Cores, SP and Assorted Benchmarks

 

Oct 31,  · Massive leak reveals AMD ‘Gardenia’ Carrizo specs: 2MB L2 Cache, 4 Cores clocked at Ghz with Stream Processors I received the original leak . Feb 24,  · AMD first started dishing out details on Carrizo, the successor to Kaveri, during the closing months of AMD is claiming that Carrizo, which is Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Nov 20,  · We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more.

 

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Nov 20,  · We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Mar 19,  · To make its more efficient parts, AMD opted to stick with 28nm transistors and arranged them into a more tightly wound bundle made of eight layers. AMD Corporate Fellow Sam Naffziger Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins. Feb 23,  · AMD Unveils ‘Carrizo’ Laptop Chips SAN FRANCISCO—Advanced Micro Devices on Monday unveiled a new processor line for laptops and all-in-one desktops dubbed Carrizo which promises a 40 percent gain Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins.
 
 
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Note: Notice very carefully, the tiny but incredibly self-satisfied tag in the corner labeled ‘Rumor’. The sources behind this leak are given and are probably authentic, not to mention very difficult to fake; however this news has not been confirmed either by official or unofficial channels.

The motherload of leaks concerning Carrizo APU has just occurred. The test results of an Engineering Sample of the chip have leaked online and we now know everything from hardware details to assorted benchmarks, including GFX Bench and Sisoft Sandra. Do keep in mind however, that this is an engineering sample so, alot of things can change between here and the consumer version of Carrizo. The first thing that you will notice is the interesting nomenclature employed by AMD before Carrizo, namely Gardenia.

These suffixes usually denote the target market of a specific product in AMD’s lineup so Gardenia most likely denotes either an embedded or a workstation application. The second thing I noticed, and thanked the gods for, were two identifying IDs that I could use to track the APU in other sites as well. While the former yielded no results and led me back to the starting place the latter hit the jackpot and led me straight to GFXBench results of the chip in question.

Lets start with the GPU side first. The new iteration of Carrizo is supposed to feature next generation GCN cores, although it is not known which specific architecture AMD chooses alongside this. A viable option would be the Pirates Island Architecture. Interestingly, the numbers over at the compute side are pretty skewed.

The clock speed that was used is not the maximum listed 2. The general arithmetic of the core is The only thing that really bugs me is the memory support of DDR3, which was also revealed in a leak published by us just a few weeks ago.

Oh and incase anyone is wondering, the fact that the benchmark shows ‘Normal Desktop’ means nothing. Mobile Chips are usually tested at desktops early in their cycle. In all probability and in accordance with all the leaks so far, the first APU we are going to be seeing is Carrizo-L; the mobile version of the chip.

At any rate, we will know more about the Carrizo APU as we get ever closer to its leaked launch date December. Interesting numbers, though its sad to see DDR3 confirmed. By Usman Pirzada. Nov 1, EDT. Share Tweet Submit. Subscribe to our newsletter.