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AMD has officially announced that the Llano APU is available for mobile platforms with the launch of the A Series APU tonight. AMD sent over a notebook based on the new 'Sabine' platform, so we put it to the test and compared it to a couple Intel 'Sandy Bridge' notebooks and also the first APU released by AMD six months ago. Read on to check out Llano for notebooks and get an idea of how it might perform for desktops down the road.
Article Title: AMD Llano A-Series APU Sabine Notebook Platform Review
AMD Llano APUs will be available in notebooks ranging from $499 to $799 and after the performance numbers that we saw we believe they will do very well in the mainstream notebook market. For years Intel dominated the notebook market and for the first time in a decade the company needs to be worried. AMD has a mainstream notebook that excels at normal user tasks and destroys the games.
Article URL: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/1636/1/
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Quite impressive. Good thing I didn't buy a new notebook yet.
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Too bad Llano did not get any equivalent to Quicksync, Sandy Bridge is really trashing Llano in video encoding.
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heraldo wrote:Too bad Llano did not get any equivalent to Quicksync, Sandy Bridge is really trashing Llano in video encoding.
I do my video editing/encoding on my desktop at home, not high on my list of things to do using a laptop. Why pay for a dragster when you're racing on a dirt track?
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