AMD 2012 Roadmap Shows FX-Vishera, Trinity A10 and Brazos 2.0 Processors

Hassan Mujtaba

AMD's 2012 CPU roadmap has been exposed which shows the release dates along with details of the new FX-Vishera, Trinity A10 Series and Brazos 2.0 processors. In Q1 2012, We won't be seeing any major release from AMD. Further details on AMD's 2012-2013 roadmap below:

AMD 2012-2013 Client Roadmap details Trinity APU, Vishera FX Processors and Sea Island DX11.1 GPU’s

Then sometime in Q2 2012, AMD would launch its latest Trinity A10/A8 Series Accelerated Processing Units and Brazos 2.0 APU's. Trinity with its x86 Piledriver cores would come equipped with the latest 28nm Southern Island Radeon Series IGP and the launch lineup would consist four Trinity and two Brazos based APU's:


  • AMD A10- 5800/5700 APU (HD7660D Graphics)
  • AMD A8- 5500/5600 APU (HD7560D Graphics)

Brazos 2.0:

  • E2-1800 (HD7340 Graphics)
  • E1-1200 (HD7310 Graphics)

Q3 2012 would mark the launch of AMD's Next Generation FX Series processors codenamed "Vishera". Featuring the Piledriver x86 Core Architecture, The new processors just like their predecessors would be 8/6/4 Core modules based on the 32nm process. The Vishera FX Processors would use the FX-*300 Series branding and would be coupled with a Southern Islands DX11.1 Integrated Graphics Processor. Launch lineup would include the following:

  • AMD FX-8350 8 Core Processor (HD7000 Graphics)
  • AMD FX-8320 8 Core Processor (HD7000 Graphics)
  • AMD FX-6300 6 Core Processor (HD7000 Graphics)
  • AMD FX-4320 4 Core Processor (HD7000 Graphics)

Two new Trinity APU's are also expected to launch in Q3 2012 which include:

  • AMD A6-5400 (HD7540D Graphics)
  • AMD A4-5300 (HD7480D Graphics)

Pricing along with other key details are expected in Q2 2012.

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