AMD Kaveri APU A10-7850k Engineering Sample Spotted and Benchmarked – CPUZ and GPUZ Screens Leaked

Usman Pirzada
Posted Dec 30, 2013
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A few weeks back an image surfaced claiming to be a benchmark for the flagship of AMD’s next generation of APU. However the authenticity of said benchmark was in serious jeopardy. We now have a benchmark and more from the much more authentic source.

Kaveri A10-7850k Engineering Sample

Images are courtesy of Hermitage Akhiabra!

Kaveri Flagship A10-7850k Scores 88 Points in Single Core Performance and 311 Points in Multi Core Performance

This time we also have CPUZ and GPUZ screenshots of this benchmarking test as well as Physical Pictures of the 7850k APU. The benchmark was conducted in Cinebench R15. We already know Kaveri will have 512 GCN cores and will feature the Steamroller B Architecture. It is fabricated using the 28nm process and uses the FM2+ AMD Socket. According to the tests there is a 20% increase in the CPU section and a 30% increase in the GPU section.

The Kaveri APU A10-7850k Flagship is  a dual module Quad Core Design with a default frequency of 3.7 Ghz and Max Dynamic Frequency of 4Ghz. It has a 4 MB L2 Cache. The GPU is part of the Radeon R7 Series, has 512 GCN Cores and has a Frequency of 720 Mhz. The TDP of the APU is 95W.

Out source is citing price of around 189 USD and a release date of Mid January. Cinebench reveals a (CPU) score of 311cb in multi core performance and 88cb in single core performance. This is slightly below the i5-3317u CPU. Using the CPUZ Screens we can see that the APU is operating at a core voltage of 0.912v. CPUZ is reading the APU correctly (4 Core/ 4 Threads) as opposed to Cinebench’s (2 Core/4Thread). The revision has been dubbed ‘KV-A1’ As expected GPUZ does not recognize the engineering sample, although it does read the Memory and GPU frequency correctly.

AMD A10-7850K and A10-7700K Specifications:

Model AMD A10-7850K ‘Kaveri’ AMD A10-7700K ‘Kaveri’ AMD A10-6800K ‘Richland’ AMD A10-5800K ‘Trinity’
Cores 4/4 4/4 4/4 4/4
Turbo Core 3.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Base Clock 3.7 GHz 3.5 GHz 4.1 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo Clock 4.0 GHz 3.8 GHz 4.4 GHz 4.2 GHz
L2 Cache 4 MB L2 4 MB L2 4 MB L2 4 MB L2
Unlocked Design Yes Yes Yes Yes
Graphics Core GCN Radeon R7 GCN Radeon R7 HD 8000 HD 7000
GPU Cores 512 Cores 384 Cores 384 Cores 384 Cores
GPU Clock 720 MHz 720 MHz 844 MHz 800 MHz
TDP 95W 95W/65W 100W 100W
Pre-Order Price $173.99 US $153.99 US $149 US $122 US
Launch Date 14th January 2014 14th January 2014 4th June 2013 2nd October 2011
AMD Readies Massive Radeon Software Update with Crimson ReLive Drivers - Performance Increases For Radeon GCN Cards Across The Board

AMD A10-7850K CPU-Z / GPU-Z and CineBench Score:

 

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