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ASUS Leaks Details of Trinity “Comal” Powered K5 Series and Brazos 2.0 Notebooks


ASUS has exposed the details of AMD's Trinity "Comal Notebook APU's" which would power its K5 Series notebooks and also the Brazos 2.0 APU which would be included in the X55U (AMD) Series notebook.

The trinity powered K5 Series notebooks would come in different sizes depending on the model number, Listed below are the resolution along with screen size of each model:

  • K45 - 14 Inch (1366x768)
  • K55 - 15.6 Inch (1366x768)
  • K75 - 17.3 Inch (1600x900)

The K75 would be equipped with the A8-4500M, K55 with A6-4400M and the K46 with the A4-4300M, Each APU coupled with an A70M chipset while there would also be an option to include discrete graphics solution (HD 7000M Series) other than the APU's Built in IGP. Other specs include support for upto 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHz, 1TB HDD, DVD-Burners, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0 and 0.3 Megapixel webcam. Free Windows 7 would be installed.

In addition to Comal, Computerbase also got some details about the upcoming ASUS's X55U Series notebooks which would be powered by the Brazos 2.0 APU (Refined form of Brazos) featuring updated bobcat cores and a higher clocked GPU.

The model would feature the E1-1200 and the E2-1800 respectively, Both models were revealed at the AMD financial analyst day and specs are listed below:

  • E2-1800 (HD7340 Graphics)- 18W, 2 Cores, 1.7GHz, 680/523MHz GPU
  • E1-1200 (HD7310 Graphics) - 18W, 2 Cores, 1.4GHz, 500MHz GPU

Availability of these notebooks is expected in late Q2 2012, Prices are yet to be revealed.