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Published on March 2nd, 2016 | by admin

AMD Announces updates to Processors and Coolers for increased performance and near-silent operation

The New A10-7890K APU with AMD Wraith Cooler

The new AMD A10-7890K APU delivers superb innovation and value at every opportunity providing:
•    Great performance with 1.02 TFLOPS of theoretical compute performancei; the fastest AMD desktop APU we’ve released to date •    A premium experience with near-silent operation and illuminated fan shroud via the included top-of-the-line AMD Wraith Cooler
•    Best-in-class online gaming in some of the most popular online and eSports games right out of the box thanks to high clock rates and built-in Radeon™ R7 graphicsii,iii
•    Support for today’s and tomorrow’s applications including DirectX® 12, OpenGL, Vulkan™, and FreeSync™, in addition to Microsoft® Xbox One™ game streaming

The New AMD Athlon™ X4 880K with Near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution

The new AMD Athlon™ X4 880K CPU provides a superb experience and performance with:
•    Near-silent operation with a new 125W AMD Thermal Solutioni
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•    Excellent quad-core performance; the fastest Athlon™ X4 processor that AMD has ever produced, running at 4.2 GHz turbo clockv
•    An unlocked multiplier allowing users to exercise a highly configurable power and performance curve via AMD OverDrive™ softwarevi
•    Smooth online gaming performance at 1080p when paired with a Radeon™ R7 360, or at 1440p and 4k when paired with a Radeon™ R7 370-class discrete graphics card

The A10-7870K, Now includes the New, Near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution

Finally, we also thought our existing A10-7870K APU could use some love, so we’ve replaced the existing cooler with the new near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution without raising the price. A10-7870K buyers will now benefit from AMD Wraith Cooler-class near-silent operation and capable thermal performance, just without the illuminated shroud.ix,x

Availability The new AMD A10-7890K, and Athlon™ X4 880K processors and thermal solutions are planned to be available for sale at the end of March 2016 at select retailers/e-tailers and participating system vendors. Learn More For more information on this or other AMD products check out these resources:

  • To download the press deck with further product information about the AMD processor updates please click here
  • Learn more about the AMD A10-7890K and A10-7870K here
  • Learn more about the AMD Athlon™ X4 880K here


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