AMD Kaveri A10-7850K and A10-7700K Pre-Order Prices Revealed Through Listing


Pre-Order prices for AMD's upcoming A10-7850K and A10-7700K Kaveri APUs have been revealed by ShopBLT (courtesy of CPUWorld). The AMD Kaveri APUs are based on the next generation x86 Steamroller architecture and GCN cores which will deliver a huge performance uplift over Richland in both graphics and compute.

AMD Kaveri A10-7850K and A10-7700K Pre-Order Prices Revealed

The AMD A10-7850K is the flagship Kaveri APU for 2014 which would replace the Richland A10-6800K APU. The A10-7850K has four Steamroller cores and 512 GCN stream processors which bring its performance on a level equivalent to the Radeon HD 7750 in terms of graphics performance. The A10-7850K has a max compute of 856 GFLops (GPU + CPU) compared to 779 GFlops on the Richland A10-6800K APU.

The clock speed of the APU is maintained at 3.7 GHz which is presumably the base clock while Turbo clock would push the speeds beyond 4 GHz barrier. The GPU which is positioned in the R7 2**D series is clocked at 720 MHz while the APU itself has 4 MB of L2 cache. The GCN graphics die would feature 8 GPU cores which represent a total of 512 stream processors. The TDP for the A10-7850K would be set at 95W. AMD A10-7850K will support both Mantle API, DirectX 11.2 and OpenGL 4.3 and feature dual graphics functionality with the AMD’s Cape Verde based discrete GPUs.

Next up, we have the A10-7700K which is another unlocked chip featuring the Steamroller core architecture with a max boost clock of 3.8 GHz and base clock of 3.5 GHz. It features 4 MB of L2 cache plus HSA features and True Audio technology support. The GPU side ships with a GCN graphics die featuring 6 shader units equaling to a total of 384 Stream processors clocked at 720 MHz. The A10-7700K features a TDP of 95W so we may see one Kaveri APU part based on the A8 series which would feature a TDP of 65W.

The A10-7850K has been listed $189.24 US while the A10-7700K has been listed for $167.00. Such retails have listed upcoming products much earlier prior to their launch but the prices have always been on the high-side until the official launch of the products. The actual price range of these chips would be set below the $150 price point when they launch on 14th January 2014.

In addition to Kaveri APUs, the site also listed new Richland APUs A4-6320 and A6-6420K. Both APUs have a dual Piledriver cores, 1 MB L2 cache, HD 8000 graphics and a TDP of 65W. The A6-6420K operates at a base clock of 4 GHz and boosts to 4.2 GHz and will retail at a price of $75.85 while the A4-6320 has a base clock of 3.9 GHz and retails for $57.30. Both APUs feature a TDP of 65W.

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 $189.24 US $167.00 US $149 US $122 US
Launch Date 14th January 2014 14th January 2014 4th June 2013 2nd October 2011