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AMD "Kaveri" Desktop APU Launch Date Revealed

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I'd like 8-Core APUs please, with some L3 cache please, thanks.
 
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I would be quite happy with a 4 core APU that clocks to 5gig on 1.4V to be honest, ohhh and for less than $100.
 
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Brings them back to the IPC they had with Phenom II before all this Bulldozer nonsense started.
Wrong the IPC will be better than on any Phenom II. The 10% improvement is not the estimate of AMD but of the idiot who wrote the piece. The IPC improvement is more likely to be 15 to 20% higher than on Piledriver. Remember , however that is only a 4 core cpu, so the multi-threaded performance will be more like a 5 core Piledriver chip , not up to the performance of an 8 core piledriver. That is why the chip does not interest me. I think I'll wait the extra year for Excavator to release on .20nm process and then the likelihood of an FX excavator with 6 or 8 cores will be more likely. I am still happy with my FX-8350 at this point.
 

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I would be quite happy with a 4 core APU that clocks to 5gig on 1.4V to be honest, ohhh and for less than $100.
Please stop, I'm getting all nerdy thinking about it! :p
 
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A leaked AMD slide detailed key dates in the product launch cycle for the company's next-generation desktop APU, codenamed "Kaveri." The chip will be officially announced on December 5, 2013. This is when AMD will post press-releases about the chip, but lack of market availability will make it more of a soft-launch. The chips should begin to ship to OEM vendors by late-December, 2013. It won't be until mid-February, 2014, that you'll be able to buy one of these chips in the retail channel. Built in the new socket FM2+ package, supporting the company's new A88X chipset, "Kaveri" will feature CPU cores based on the next-generation "Steamroller" micro-architecture, which offers an incremental (conservatively, around 10 percent) performance upgrade over "Piledriver;" a new GPU based on the Graphics CoreNext micro-architecture, TrueAudio technology, support for faster DDR3 memory standards, and PCI-Express gen 3.0 bus interface.

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Source: VR-Zone
The stated "10% incremental increase in performance over Piledriver" is not merely conservative it is baloney. The IPC increase will be closer to 20% over Piledriver. The frequency of the cpu will be about the same as Piledriver.