Fig. 1: The leaked roadmap gives us a refresher on 2012 -- an a peak at AMD's 2013 Fusion plans.
Fig. 2: AMD draws its codenames from wild cats, cities, rivers, and even Indian provinces.
Fig. 3: Q1 and Q2 2012 should be confusing as it appears that two generations of chips will be sold under the same brand name during these periods.
Fig. 4: New chipsets will air in 2013 for all Fusion platforms
quote: Looking ahead to the future though, performance is going to become less and less important. By my estimates, a Brazos CPU/GPU has enough computing power for 75% of computer buyers.
quote: If you're looking to the future, you may want to consider that the software of tomorrow may (and probably will) require quite a bit more horse-power than the software of today.
quote: for similar money, you get a small cpu boost from intel and a huge leap in graphics from AMD. The latter is what counts for 90% or more of the desktop market.
quote: Unless intel can show i save more in power bills over 2 years NPV, I go AMD.
quote: But members of the A-Series managed to scrape a narrow win over Sandy Bridge in graphics, which helped distract from Sandy Bridge's superior CPU performance.