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AMD's Kaveri APU will feature 512 graphics cores, will run BF4

AMD's upcoming Kaveri APU will feature an amazing 512 GPU cores and will run Battlefield 4 at 28-40 fps (NYSE:AMD)

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Nov 13, 2013 1:13 am

Today AMD confirmed that its upcoming Kaveri APU will support both Mantel and TrueAudio, which ties it in nicely with AMD's Radeon R9 290/290X and R7 260X GPUs. The company says that Kaveri will push an impressive 862 GFLOPs of processing power with its internal 512 GPU cores being clocked to 800MHz.

 

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During its APU13 event today, AMD demoed Kaveri by pitting it against an Intel i7-4770K which was paired up with a GeForce GT 630 GPU. The Kaveri-based system managed to pull out a consistent frame rate of 28-40 frames per second while running through the Battlefield 4 single player campaign set to 1920x1080 with medium settings. The Intel-based system did not fair near as well with frame rates in the 12-14fps rage.

 

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While some may feel that it is unfair to test with a low-end GPU, I disagree. I feel that AMD's target market is those who do not want to spend $1500-4000 on a high-end gaming machine, and are happy with mediocre performance with just an APU. There is a huge market out there that consist of casual gamers who would not buy a $500-900 GPU and will be more inclined to spend $200-$300 on an APU that can run Battlefield 4, CoD: Ghost, or even League of Legends on medium settings.

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