APU Build: AMD Trinity A10 APU & Gigabyte F2A85X-UP4

The new AMD trinity chipset is now available for desktops and yes we will be doing another build with the Trinity A10 APU courtesy of AMD.  The AMD A10 5800k is chipset that houses a quad-core CPU and an AMD Radeon 7660 GPU all in one chip. Gigabyte also provided the motherboard for this build which uses a different socket type from the first gen APU.FM1, now FM2. The Gigabyte board we will be using here is the F2A85x-UP4

Some of the features you will find with the new AMD A10 Trinity APU are– AMD Accelerated Video Converter – Take your tunes & movies with you – convert, sync and enjoy your video and music files quickly and easily with AMD Accelerated Video Converter. AMD Turbo Core Technology 3.0 – Amazing performance when you’re pushing your system to the limits, with scaled back power consumption for everyday activities to help extend battery life. AMD Quick Stream Technology Stop waiting for the buffer to catch up – get fast, smooth internet streaming with the powerful APU graphics with AMD Quick Stream Technology. AMD Eyefinity Technology – Immerse yourself in panoramic gaming and entertainment across up to four monitors with AMD Eyefinity Technology.AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics – Get everything you ever wanted out of your graphics – crisp & sharp photos, movies and games with the phenomenal discrete-level performance of AMD Radeon™ HD Graphics.

AMD A10 Processors include all of the above features, plus:
  • Quad-core accelerated performance
  • Up to 4.2 GHz Max Turbo
  • 384 AMD Radeon cores 2.0 for blazing fast computing
  • Unlock your potential by selecting the overclockable10 Black Edition
  • 45% more graphics performance than 1st Gen AMD A8 APUs
  • 26% better system performance than 1st Gen AMD A8 APUs

The GIGABYTE motherboard employ award winning GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 5 technology that includes high current capable components for the CPU power zone including IR3550 PowIRstage® ICs from International Rectifier, 2X Copper PCB and high current Ferrite Core Chokes rated up to 60A, which together are able to deliver cooler temperatures than traditional motherboards. Featured on a range of new motherboards based the AMD A85X Chipset, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 5 technology is the next evolution in quality motherboard design. take advantage of an exclusive Digital PWM controller array, to deliver power to new generation of AMD FM2 A-series processor.