AMD A10-5800K APU Performance Review

On First Page2. The A10 APU


AMD A10-5800K APU (Virgo) Performance Review

AMD A10-5800K APU Review (Virgo)
Featuring ASUS F2A85-V Pro
Club 3D 7850 1GB

In June we were lucky enough to get a look at a reference laptop from AMD. Utilising a rather basic chassis which made it look like the average laptop from years ago the machine actually contained AMDs new mobile APU platform, Trinity. Based on a new core design with updated GPU the system offered some excellent mobile performance which saw us able to game at detail (and power) levels which were previously not possible with an "onboard" GPU.

It was only a matter of time until the same technology made it into desktop systems and last week we got a glimpse of the potential performance with our gaming preview of the A10 chip. Today AMD launch the full platform and we now get the chance to look in detail at all aspects of its performance.

Can the new A10 series of APUs from AMD match, or even exceed Intels range of low/mid range CPUs? We find out now in a selection of real world gaming, multimedia, overclocking and productivity tests while also taking a look at how the APU can perform with a mid range GPU… and of course there are the standard memory, USB 3.0, SATA and PCIe tests to round things off.

Leave a Reply

Related posts

Radeon R9-285 Review (MSI Twin Frozer IV OC)

Radeon R9-285 Review (MSI Twin Frozer IV OC)

Today AMD allow us to publish results from their new GPU, so lets get on with our R9-285 Review which focuses on the MSI Twin Frozr IV, Overclock Edition.

Intel Core i7-5960X Review, Gigabyte X99-Gaming 5

Intel Core i7-5960X Review, Gigabyte X99-Gaming 5

Today we review the new Intel Core i7-5960X CPU along with Gigabytes X99-Gaming 5 motherboard.

Zotac GeForce GTX 750 Zone Edition Review -No Fan

Zotac GeForce GTX 750 Zone Edition Review -No Fan

Today see's Zotac take a new approach to the GTX 750 with the launch of their Zone Edition, a passively cooled version of the Maxwell GPU and we have one for review.