AMD launches new APU that updates Geode
16 years ago began the history of the integrated chips with multiple functions , which are now updated through the amd Fusion, trade name of APUs, chips that integrate CPU, GPU and memory controller, among other things. In this is that AMD has now released a new family of APUs, this time pointing towards the industrial area and not general consumers, called G-Series and commissions shown the old brand refresh Geode.
This is the G-T16R, apu x86 CPU showing a TDP of only 4.5 W, PCI interface supports 32-bit isa bus DMA and support for analog video output VGA and LVDS plus DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort, all in a die of 890 mm2.
These features allow the use of G-T16R industrial control solutions, medical devices, kiosks, sales and that kind of applications, not pointed at the general consumer but allowing large companies to save money on energy consumption with these chips that offer functionality and performance.
The idea is that this is the natural replacement APU the AMD geode LX, since it offers a 7% lower power consumption while delivering three times the performance, with a size 58% less.
Link: AMD outs new G-Series APU platform extends lifetime Until 2017 (Softpedia)Tags: amd, AMD G-Series, AMD Geode LX, apu, DMA, G-Series, G-T16R, G-T16R AMD, geode, Geode LX, isa