10 Facts About AMD Fusion


AMD Fusion announced the first generation APUs, Llano for high-performance and Brazos for low-power devices, in January 2011.

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AMD Fusion has supplied semi-custom APUs for consoles starting with the release of Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One eighth generation video game consoles.

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AMD Fusion project started in 2006 with the aim of developing a system on a chip that combined a CPU with a GPU on a single die.

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AMD Fusion is a founding member of the Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation and is consequently actively working on developing HSA in cooperation with other members.

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AMD Fusion APUs have a unique architecture: they have AMD Fusion CPU modules, cache, and a discrete-class graphics processor, all on the same die using the same bus.

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AMD Fusion was later criticised for abandoning Socket FM1 after one generation.

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AMD Fusion expanded the Brazos platform on 5 June 2011 with the announcement of the 5.

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AMD Fusion lowered energy use by optimizing the APU and FCH for tablet computers.

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AMD Fusion had originally planned to release them in the second half 2012.

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AMD Fusion announced the release of the Kaveri APU for the mobile market on 4 June 2014 at Computex 2014, shortly after the accidental announcement on the AMD Fusion website on 26 May 2014.

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