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AMD Expands its Desktop Line-Up of AMD Fusion APUs

Posted September 7, 2011 by Kevin in CPU & Motherboards

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – September 7, 2011

AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced availability of the AMD A-Series
Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) A4-3300 and A4-3400 desktop processors,
bringing the entry-level desktop APU price down to just $70 (U.S. suggested
retail price) for consumers who want PCs with brilliant HD graphics, advanced
performance, and fast application and connectivity speeds.
The AMD A4-3300 and A4-3400 desktop APUs each combine two x86 CPU
cores with 160 Radeon™ cores, enabling powerful DirectX®11-capable discretelevel
graphics and dedicated HD video processing on a single chip. These dualcore
APUs enable responsive and energy-efficient performance for everyday PC
productivity and multitasking, as well as an amazing gaming experience.
In addition to leading-edge graphics and competitive compute power, the AMD
A4-3300 and A4-3400 APUs support:
• AMD Steady Video for instant removal of shakes and jitters when rewatching
video, so content looks steady and smoothi.
• AMD Dual Graphics for a visual performance boost when paired with
select AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series graphics cardsii.
• Integrated USB 3.0 controller for rapid transfer and storage of digital
• AMD VISION Engine Software to provide users with regular updates to
help improve system performance and stability, and to introduce new
software enhancements.
With a suggested retail price of $70.00 (U.S), the AMD A4-3300 APU operates at
2.5GHz (CPU) and 444MHz (GPU) with 160 Radeon™ Cores, 1MB of L2 cache
and a TDP of 65W.

With a suggested retail price of $75.00 (U.S), the AMD A4-3400 APU operates at
2.7GHz (CPU) and 600MHz (GPU) with 160 Radeon™ Cores, 1MB of L2 cache
and a TDP of 65W.
All AMD A-Series processors are designed for use with FM1 motherboards. AMD
A4 APUs require the AMD Vision Engine Control Center 11.8 driver release or
later releases.
Why: Consumers today need great multimedia performance, connectivity options and
responsive multitasking from their PCs. With the AMD A4-3300 and A4-3400
APUs, desktop end-users can enjoy these incredible APU experiences at a low
When: The AMD A4-3300 and A4-3400 desktop APUs are now available for purchase
from Amazon.com, NCIX and other retailers.
Who: The AMD A4-3300 and A4-3400 desktop processors deliver a compelling,
affordable desktop experience for consumers.
About AMD
AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital
experiences with its groundbreaking AMD Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) that
power a wide range of computing devices. AMD’s server computing products are focused on
driving industry-leading cloud computing and virtualization environments. AMD’s superior
graphics technologies are found in a variety of solutions ranging from game consoles, PCs to
supercomputers. For more information, visit http://www.amd.com.


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