Product on Review: AMD A4-3400 APU
Manufacturer and Sponsor: AMD
Street Price: £45inc. VAT (GBP)
There are many people who buy low end desktops and when they do, they hope that they get a rich and hassle free user experience. As CPUs now have arguably reached a competent level in the past few years, the final hurdle was to make the dreaded motherboard IGP obsolete. This is where the A4 Series APUs come in. Low priced dual core CPU clocked at 2.7Ghz paired with a DX11, 160 core Radeon HD 6140D graphics adaptor that promises to deliver performance for the essential and day to day tasks expected of a contemporary desktop PC.
AMD's Overview of the APU
Do more in less time with energy-efficient desktops. With AMDs APU, a multicore CPU and discrete-level GPU on a single power-efficient chip, you get the visual performance you need for the best choice for digital entertainment and gaming. With even more compute performance, graphics are crisp, bright and smooth, and content is easy to share.