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AMD’s FS1b socket rebranded as AM1, brings 3 new APUs with it.

A report points out that AMD will be rebranding their FS1b socket as AM1 and would be ready for release before Q1 2014 has ended. The socket was lesser known in comparison with AM3+ and FM2.

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Along with the rebrand, AMD will be release 3 new APUs for the FS1b/AM1 socket during March. This APU, according to the report, will be using Jaguar core but due to socket’s limitations, only 64-bit DDR3 memory kits will be supported. It is also being pointed out that as of now that APUs for these socket will support only DX11.1.

The APU models and specs are as follows: A4-5350, A4-3850 and E1-2650:

Model # of Cores Clock Speed L2 Cache TDP
A4-5350 4 1.6GHz 2MB 25W
A4-3850 4 1.3GHz 2MB 25W
E1-2650 2 1.45GHz 1MB 25W

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