The latest leaked slides making the rounds in cyberspace provide previously unreported details on AMD's next generation Deccan platform intended for netbooks, tablets, and other low power devices. Deccan is the followup to Brazos and is based on AMD's Krishna and Wichita APUs. Confused by all the condenames? Let's break 'em down.
Up to speed? Let's move on. According to Turkish website Donanimhaber.com , AMD's upcoming 28nm APUs for its Deccan platform will consist of up to four Bobcat cores, offer up to 20 percent better CPU performance, 25 percent better graphics performance, 30 percent higher compute performance, and slide into AMD's upcoming FT2 socket. These chips will sport a lower TDP than AMD's current APUs as well.
The Deccan platform as a whole will support DDR3-1600, up from DDR3-1333 in Brazos, as well as ultra low voltage DDR3 memory. USB 3.0 will also come baked into the new APUs' Yuba FCH (Fusion Controller Hub). Look for the new platform to show up sometime around the end of the second quarter in 2012.
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