Desktop PC AMD Accelerated Processors

AMD’s A-Series processors combine dual-core and quad-core CPUs and AMD Radeon™ Graphics on a single power-efficient chip to enable premium performance and low power consumption.

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Impressive performance and 3D gaming with AMD A10 APU

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Superior multitasking performance with AMD A8 APU

Features and benefits

  • AMD Accelerated Video Converter – Take your tunes & movies with you – convert, sync and enjoy your video and music files quickly and easily with AMD Accelerated Video Converter.
  • AMD App Acceleration – Speed up everyday applications with the power of more graphics cores and AMD App Acceleration.
  • AMD Eyefinity Technology – Immerse yourself in panoramic gaming and entertainment across up to four monitors with AMD Eyefinity Technology.
  • AMD HD Media Accelerator – Experience HD video the way you should with accelerated conversion and smooth playback from AMD HD Media Accelerator.
  • AMD Internet Acceleration – Get your browsing done quickly with Web sites that load fast with AMD Internet Acceleration.
  • AMD Perfect Picture HD – Images jump off the page and burst into life in vivid color with enhanced resolution and contrast of AMD Perfect Picture HD.
  • AMD Performance Advantage– Go beyond the notebook with the power only a desktop can deliver with AMD Performance Advantage.
  • AMD Quick Stream Technology – Stop waiting for the buffer to catch up – get fast, smooth internet streaming with the powerful APU graphics with AMD Quick Stream Technology.
  • AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics – Push graphics and gaming performance to the extreme with the power of two – AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics.
  • AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics – Get everything you ever wanted out of your graphics – crisp & sharp photos, movies and games with the phenomenal discrete-level performance of AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics.
  • AMD Steady Video Technology 2.0 – Vacation video shouldn’t make you dizzy – helping to  eliminate shaking from home video is only one click away with AMD Steady Video Technology 2.0. Automatically stabilize home and Web video with advanced settings and one click control.
  • AMD Turbo Core Technology 3.0 – Amazing performance when you’re pushing your system to the limits, with scaled back power consumption for everyday activities to help extend battery life.
  • AMD HD3D Technology – Become part of the 3D gaming and entertainment experience with cutting-edge AMD HD3D Technology.
  • USB 3.0 – Transfer photos and videos from your digital camera fast with USB 3.0.

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The latest HD media features with AMD A6 APU

Features and benefits

  • AMD Accelerated Video Converter – Take your tunes & movies with you – convert, sync and enjoy your video and music files quickly and easily with AMD Accelerated Video Converter.
  • AMD App Acceleration – Speed up everyday applications with the power of more graphics cores and AMD App Acceleration.
  • AMD Eyefinity Technology – Immerse yourself in panoramic gaming and entertainment across up to four monitors with AMD Eyefinity Technology.
  • AMD HD Media Accelerator – Experience HD video the way you should with accelerated conversion and smooth playback from AMD HD Media Accelerator.
  • AMD Internet Acceleration – Get your browsing done quickly with Web sites that load fast with AMD Internet Acceleration.
  • AMD Perfect Picture HD – Images jump off the page and burst into life in vivid color with enhanced resolution and contrast of AMD Perfect Picture HD.
  • AMD Performance Advantage– Go beyond the notebook with the power only a desktop can deliver with AMD Performance Advantage.
  • AMD Quick Stream Technology – Stop waiting for the buffer to catch up – get fast, smooth internet streaming with the powerful APU graphics with AMD Quick Stream Technology.
  • AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics – Push graphics and gaming performance to the extreme with the power of two – AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics.
  • AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics – Get everything you ever wanted out of your graphics – crisp & sharp photos, movies and games with the phenomenal discrete-level performance of AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics.
  • AMD Steady Video Technology 2.0 – Vacation video shouldn’t make you dizzy – helping to  eliminate shaking from home video is only one click away with AMD Steady Video Technology 2.0. Automatically stabilize home and Web video with advanced settings and one click control.
  • AMD Turbo Core Technology 3.0 – Amazing performance when you’re pushing your system to the limits, with scaled back power consumption for everyday activities to help extend battery life.
  • USB 3.0 – Transfer photos and videos from your digital camera fast with USB 3.0.

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Responsive performance for everyday tasks with AMD A4 APU

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Everyday performance and productivity with AMD E2 APU

Features and benefits

  • AMD App Acceleration – Speed up everyday applications with the power of more graphics cores and AMD App Acceleration.
  • AMD Internet Acceleration – Get your browsing done quickly with Web sites that load fast with AMD Internet Acceleration.
  • AMD Perfect Picture HD – Images jump off the page and burst into life in vivid color with enhanced resolution and contrast of AMD Perfect Picture HD.
  • AMD Quick Stream Technology – Stop waiting for the buffer to catch up – get fast, smooth internet streaming with the powerful APU graphics with AMD Quick Stream Technology.
  • AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics – Get everything you ever wanted out of your graphics – crisp & sharp photos, movies and games with the phenomenal discrete-level performance of AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics.
  • AMD Steady Video Technology 2.0 – Vacation video shouldn’t make you dizzy – helping to  eliminate shaking from home video is only one click away with AMD Steady Video Technology 2.0. Automatically stabilize home and Web video with advanced settings and one click control.
  • USB 3.0 – Transfer photos and videos from your digital camera fast with USB 3.0.

AMD A-Series Processor Model Number and Feature Comparisons

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AMD E-Series Accelerated Processor Model Number and Feature Comparisons

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  1. AMD Gesture Control is designed to enable gesture recognition as a tool for controlling certain applications on your PC.  Only available on upcoming AMD A10 and A8 APUs codenamed “Richland” and upcoming AMD A6 and A4 APUs codenamed “Temash.” Requires a web camera, and will only operate on PCs running Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating system.  Supported Windows desktop apps include: Windows Media Player, Windows Photo Viewer, Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Reader. Supported Windows Store apps include: Microsoft Photos, Microsoft Music, Microsoft Reader and Kindle.  Performance may be degraded in low lighting or intensely-focused lighting environments.
  2. AMD Face Login is designed as a convenient tool to help you log into Windows and many popular web sites quickly. It should not be used to protect your computer and personal information from unwanted access. Only available on upcoming AMD A10 and A8 APUs codenamed “Richland” and upcoming AMD A6 and A4 APUs codenamed “Temash.” Requires a webcam, and will only operate on PCs running Windows 7 or Windows 8 operating system and Internet Explorer version 9 or 10.  Internet connection is required for website login and use of other online features.
  3. AMD Screen Mirror is designed to enable the transmission and display of your PC screen on other compatible networked “mirror” devices. Only available on upcoming AMD A10, A8 and A6 APUs codenamed “Richland” and upcoming AMD A6 and A4 APUs codenamed “Temash.” Compatible Digital Media Renderer (DMR) devices are listed on the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) website (http://www.dlna.org/consumer-home/look-for-dlna/product-search) with the “’Play To’ Receiver” feature and must also include H.264 and AAC support. Both PC and DMR device must be connected to a network that will permit content streaming. AMD Screen Mirror supports almost all popular image, audio and video file formats as well as applications showing on your PC screen, but will not mirror protected content. Requires minimum screen resolution of 800×600. Performance may be degraded on networks with limited bandwidth, especially with high definition content.
  4. AMD Eyefinity technology supports up to six DisplayPort monitors on an enabled graphics card. Supported display quantity, type and resolution vary by model and board design; confirm specifications with manufacturer before purchase. To enable more than two displays, or multiple displays from a single output, additional hardware such as DisplayPort™-ready monitors or DisplayPort 1.2 MST-enabled hubs may be required. Maximum two active adapters supported.
  5. AMD Performance Advantage refers to the advantages of desktop PCs over notebooks. Testing by AMD Performance labs using an AMD A10-6800K with Radeon HD 8670D graphics, 4×2 GB DDR3-2133, 256GB SSD, Windows 7 64bit, Driver 9.10 which scored 14600 in PCMark Vantage, versus an AMD A10-5750M with Radeon HD 7660M graphics, 2×2 GB DDR3-1600, 250GB HDD @ 5400rpm, Windows 7 64bit, Driver 9.10 which scored 6875 in PCMark Vantage. RID-1
  6. AMD App Acceleration is a set of technologies designed to improve video quality and enhance application performance. Full enablement of some features requires support for OpenCL™ or DirectCompute (including AMD’s Universal Video Decoder (UVD)). Not all products have all features and full enablement of some capabilities and may require complementary products.
  7. AMD HD3D is a technology designed to enable stereoscopic 3D support in games, movies and/or photos.  Additional hardware (e.g. 3D enabled panels, 3D-enabled glasses/emitter, Blu-ray 3D drive) and/or software (e.g. Blu-ray 3D discs, 3D middleware, games) are required for the enablement of stereoscopic 3D. Not all features may be supported on all components or systems – check with your component or system manufacturer for specific model capabilities and supported technologies.
  8. AMD Quick Stream is a technology designed to prioritize video streaming over other activities requiring Internet bandwidth for a smooth, uninterrupted video stream.  AMD Quick Stream technology is available on select PCs and requires Windows®7. Not all features may be supported on all systems – check with your system manufacturer for specific model capabilities and supported technologies.
  9. AMD Steady Video is a technology designed to eliminate shakes and jitters during the playback of home video.  Users may turn on this technology via the AMD Catalyst Control Center™ or the VISION Engine Control Center application. AMD Steady Video will work with content that can run on Adobe® Flash® Player 10.2 (and later versions) or on any player which has been programed to use AMD’s decode acceleration (DXVA) engine.  AMD Steady Video is not designed to (a) isolate overlays, logos or captions, or (b) improve the playback of letter boxed, premium/commercial, or interlaced content.  AMD Steady Video is only recommended for use with videos that contain unwanted shakes and jitters.
  10. AMD Perfect Picture HD is a an image, video processing and display technology that features advanced de-interlacing, dynamic contrast adjustment, color vibrancy, noise reduction and edge enhancement that provides brilliant colors and sharp images for smooth playback of Blu-ray and other HD content on your PC.
  11. AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics requires one of select AMD A-Series APUs plus one of select AMD Radeon™ discrete graphics cards and is available on Windows® 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows® 7 Home Premium, and/or Windows® 7 Home Basic OS. Linux OS supports manual switching which requires restart of X-Server to engage and/or disengage the discrete graphics processor for dual graphics capabilities. With AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics, full enablement of all discrete graphics video and display features may not be supported on all systems and may depend on the master device to which the display is connected.  Check with your component or system manufacturer for specific mode capabilities and supported technologies.