AMD introduces the A10-7870K, its new "Godavari" desktop APU. This 95W TDP quad-core Kavari-based chip has eight Radeon R7 graphics execution engines and is made on a 28nm process. It's basically a slightly faster version of the A10-7850K, with a 3.9GHz base clock, 4.1GHz Turbo and 866MHz GPU frequency. The MSRP is $139.
?AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today introduced the latest addition to its line of desktop A-Series processors, the A10-7870K APU, a refresh to the existing line of processors codenamed “Kaveri”. The A10-7870K delivers a best-in-class experience for eSports and online gaming with superior performance1, best-in-class efficiency in DirectX® 122, and unique features. The new processor also delivers exceptional performance in modern workloads and is designed for the future with Microsoft Windows® 10.
The latest iteration of the popular and powerful AMD A-Series APU family provides premium performance and multitasking powered by up to 12 compute cores (4 CPU + 8 GPU).* The responsiveness and processing power of the A10-7870K APU enables an immersive user experience on Windows® 10 PCs while offering an easy path for PC builders looking to upgrade to discrete-level graphics and faster processing at an afforadable price. The A10-7870K APU is available at e-tail now at a suggested price (SEP) of US $137, and through participating system builders.
“AMD takes a major step forward today by unveiling the world’s most advanced eSports and online gaming processor technology in the A10-7870K APU, giving players the ability to game like a pro without spending like one,” said Matt Skynner, corporate VP and general manager, Computing and Graphics Business Unit at AMD. “eSports is one of the fastest-growing pastimes in the world with hundreds of millions of gamers worldwide playing games like StarCraft II, League of Legends, DOTA 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. With the new A10-7870K APU, gamers can play the most popular online and eSports games right out of the box with features to make that experience even better.”
“AMD continues to blaze the trail at the forefront of PC technology,” said Ahmed Aziz, CEO and founder of CybertronPC. “With the new AMD A10-7870K processors in a custom gaming CybertronPC, our customers will experience unbelievable gaming performance and the leading edge gaming features of AMD FreeSync and Virtual Screen Resolution – a marked improvement over existing desktop PC capabilities, and unique to AMD.”