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AMD A8-3850 Llano Desktop Processor - Can AMD compete with
Posted by newsbot on June 30th 2011



If we were 2-3 years in the future, when many moreapplications were written to fully utilize the capabilities of SIMDarrays like the one found on the Llano APU, the A8-3850 would be aneasy recommendation over the Core i3-2100. We are sorry to reportthough that it is still 2011 and the number of GPU-acceleratedapplications is still limited though not due to the push of NVIDIA andAMD. With the exceptions of some video processing apps and gaming,the GPU in the Llano will be under-utilized I fear and even in some ofthe areas AMD claims victories in (video playback, transcoding, etc),Intel is doing nearly as well or

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