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AMD releases new embedded SoCs

29 May 2013 DSP, Micros & Memory

AMD is continuing its push into the embedded market with its new Embedded G-Series system-on-chip (SOC) platform, a single-chip solution based on the next-generation Jaguar CPU architecture and AMD Radeon 8000 Series graphics.

Among other applications, these chips are suitable for everything from smart TVs and set-top boxes to interactive digital signage and informational kiosks.

The new Embedded G-Series SOC platform offers up to 113% improved CPU performance compared to the prior generation G-Series APU, and AMD claims up to a 125% advantage compared to the Intel Atom when running multiple industry-standard compute intensive benchmarks.

For embedded applications, the new platform also includes support for DirectX 11.1, OpenGL 4.2x and OpenCL 1.22 to enable parallel processing and high-performance graphics processing, yielding up to a 20% graphics improvement over the previous G-Series APU and greater than fivefold advantage over Intel Atom when running certain benchmarks.

The new processor family offers elevated performance per Watt in the low-power x86-compatible product category with 9 W to 25 W options. It includes enterprise-class error-correction code (ECC) memory support; an industrial temperature range of -40°C to +85°C and availability of dual- or quad-core CPUs; discrete-class AMD Radeon GPU; and I/O controller.

The new SOC supports Windows Embedded 8 and Linux, and is designed for myriad embedded applications including industrial control and automation, digital signage, electronic gaming systems, SMB storage, IP-TV, medical and network appliances, set-top boxes and more.

For more information visit www.amd.com/embedded





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