AMD FX series vs A- series???

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  1. cacklebolt

    cacklebolt New Member

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    amd has two types of processors in the market :FX - series and the A series??
    which of the two performs better during gaming???
    how will it perform when coupled with a HD 6770 GPU???
    can i play Batman Arkham asylum,arkham city,FIFA,PES,COD,NFS,Assasins Creed,Dirt 3 smoothly without lag??
    and will the upcomig AMD A10 trinity Cpu outperform both??
    and how much wud the trinity cpus cost??
     
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    Yup, wait for A10. Supposed to be a great budget processor with incredible graphics.
     
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    sukesh1090 Adam young

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    @op,
    buddy FX series are simple processors but A series are APU of llano series which have both CPU and GPU in a single chip.and trinity is the next version of llano which has piledriver cores.if i am right you can't crossfire llano's or trinity's inbuilt graphics with 6770 but you can crossfire with 6670.even my suggestions goes with trinity and couple it with 6670.you shouldn't have problem in gaming at 1080p with mid-high settings in this setup.
    here is the toms link for trinity desktop review,
    Batman: Arkham City : AMD Desktop Trinity Update: Now With Core i3 And A8-3870K
     
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    The first generation of The FX series is not so good for gaming. I would suggest anyone to wait for sometime and let the piledriver and trinity be launched, and then take your decision.
     
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    Buddy please wait for trinity its release is so close.buy trinity and pair it with 6670.any other GFX card be it from AMD or nvidia will not support crossfire with the inbuilt GPU in APU.so it will be a waste to buy an APU if you are not using its GPU.so please wait for trinity."sabra ka phal meeta hota hai" :).
     
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    Hey, I read Trinity's review on Tom's and it is not a big leap in terms of perfomance in comparison Llanos.
     
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    FX vs A-Series which performs better during gaming ?
    if discrete graphic is use then FX series performs better.
     
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    d6bmg BMG ftw!!

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    FX series + even a HD7770 blows any APUs away in terms of performence.
     
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    doomgiver I play RIFT

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    even a core i7 with GTX680 will blow a apu out of the water.

    how about comparing the price:performance???
     
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    ^^
    yup bro more than sure that AMD or Nvidia are not going to provide crossfire support between APU and nvidia card.:wink:.in case of AMD side the cards below 7670 are supported.
     
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    I think I've not read your post properly ;-) anyway, the best possible discrete gpu Trinity can make a hybrid Cf is HD6670 ( correct me if wrong ) which makes trinity's gpu part a serious drawback IMO ..
     
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    ^^
    yeah mostly 6670.but whats the drawback?
     
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    Cilus laborare est orare

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    ^^ If you add anything over HD 6670, then the IGP will simply turned off. As a result the APU will be a simple Quad Core Processor which again means poor Performance/price ratio.
     
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    ^^ thanks for the nice and simple explanation ;-)
     
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    @cilus and topgear,
    thanks for telling me the drawback:wink:.but it is not drawback for everyone.it is a draback for one who can buy higher performance cards and for those trinity is not a good option they should look for some good processors.trinity is only for those who wants cpu and gpu at 7k and wants a near descent(better say average) gaming pc at 20-25k.
     
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    ^^ actually Trinity is better suited for HTPC and casual gamers.
     
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    yup thats what i am telling.for me i will suggest people to take this trinity over i3 2nd or 3rd generation at any time.
     
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    But the price of a Trinity APU - say the 5800K will be around ~8k and the current pricing of socket FM2 mobos are just too much ( and AMD is recommending A85 chipset mobo with 5800K ) .. so the the whole combo will cost around ~13-15k at-least.
     
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    hmm...we have to wait and see the pricing but outside india i guess there is no problem as trinity costs $130 and x85 biostar mobo costs $85 and asus mobo costs around $95.
     

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