AMD Announced World’s First and only APU for Embedded Systems

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced avail­abil­i­ty of the new AMD Embed­ded G‑Series proces­sor based on AMD Fusion tech­nol­o­gy, the world’s first and only Accel­er­at­ed Pro­cess­ing Unit (APU) for embed­ded sys­tems. The new G‑Series proces­sor is the new low-pow­er, x86 CPU based on the “Bob­cat” core with Direc­tX® 11-capa­ble GPU and par­al­lel pro­cess­ing engine on a sin­gle piece of silicon.

AMD Embed­ded G‑Series APU Specifications

  • 1 or 2 x86 “Bob­cat” CPU cores with 1MB L2 cache, 64-bit Float­ing Point Unit
  • Up to 1.6GHz
  • 9W and 18W TDP
  • Array of SIMD Engines 
    • Direc­tX® 11 capa­ble graphics
    • Indus­try-lead­ing 3D and graph­ics processing
  • 3rd Gen­er­a­tion Uni­fied Video Decoder
  • Pow­er man­age­ment fea­tures, includ­ing C6 and pow­er gating
  • DDR3 8001066 mem­o­ry with sup­port for 64 bit chan­nel and 2 DIMMs
  • Ball Grid Array (BGA) package
  • 890mm² phys­i­cal foot­print, includ­ing the AMD Fusion I/O Con­troller Hub

Source: AMD