AMD Launches 2nd-Generation A-Series APU

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AMD today announced the widely anticipated launch of its 2nd-Generation AMD A-Series Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) for mainstream and ultrathin notebooks, All-in-One and traditional desktops, home theater PCs and embedded designs.

The 2nd-Generation A-Series APU, formerly codenamed “Trinity”, is a ground-up improved design over the previous generation, enabling a best-in-class PC mobility, entertainment, and gaming experience. New features of the product design include:

· Double the performance per watt of the previous generation

· An increase in CPU performance of up to 29 percent and an increase of graphics performance up to 56% over the previous generation

· Up to 12 hours of battery life

· The AMD HD Media Accelerator, with a unique set of technologies designed to optimize video quality available with premium and Internet video content, and accelerate video file conversion