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Gaming PCs to feature 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop processors now available

By Ciara Alarcon - on 6 Sep 2016, 10:21am

Gaming PCs to feature 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop processors now available

AMD has announced that the first OEM systems to feature 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop processors are now available globally.

It is paired with the new AMD AM4 platform supporting DDR4 memory and next-gen I/O and standards.

“The consumer release of these new HP and Lenovo designs is an important milestone for AMD on two fronts. First, it marks a major increase in productivity performance, streaming video and eSports gaming experiences sought after by today’s consumers, delivered through our new 7th Generation AMD A-Series desktop processors. Second, because these new OEM designs also feature our new AM4 desktop platform, the motherboard ecosystem shows its readiness for our upcoming high-performance “Summit Ridge” desktop CPUs featuring “Zen” cores, which share the same platform,” said Kevin Lensing, Corporate VP and general manager of Client Computing at AMD.

Systems powered by 7th Generation AMD A-Series processors are productive, immersive, and energy efficient. It offers superior power efficiency with 65-watt and 35-watt versions.

It also brings enhanced graphics capabilities and key video playback features that support up to 4K Ultra HD in both the popular H.264 and H.265 formats.

These devices will also sports AMD Radeon Graphics Core Next graphics, with full support for Microsoft DirectX 12.

Source: AMD