AMD has been pushing its way into the low-power chip territory over the last few years, and this week the company introduced its lowest power processor yet. The new AMD GX-210JA is a system-on-a-chip with a TDP of 6 watts, although AMD says it actually uses closer to 3 watts during normal use.

This is part of AMD’s G-Series chip family, which means it’s aimed at the embedded market and it’s more likely to show up in digital signage, thin client systems, media players, or other devices rather than traditional PC computers.

AMD G series

Thanks to the low power consumption, AMD says the new processor can be used in fanless systems which rely on passive cooling while still delivering support for high-definition video and 3D accelerated graphics.

The AMD GX-210JA is an x86 chip that features a 1 GHz dual core processor and AMD RAdeon HD 8180 graphics with a clock speed of 225 MHz.

via LinuxGizmos




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7 replies on “AMD’s latest Embedded G-Series chip uses about 3W on average”

  1. Is there any way to ban Jml(an idiot on Nehalem or Sandy i3 mobile)… He’s a troll.

    1. Other sites managed to do it, I saw on vr-zone that every post he had made has been wiped.

      1. Nice… Hes so annoying and pathetic little troll. Almost felt sorry for him ultil he started writing and then you can imagine poo coming out of his mouth. Pathetic bastard.

  2. More sucky APU’s spewing from AMD’s mouth DAMN IT AMD stop spewing out crap all the time.

  3. IT SUCKS TO BE AMD RIGHT NOW!!!! Hahahaha low performance and high power usage the trademarks of an AMD APU how classic.

  4. one of these in a small formfactor dev borad would be awesome, like the gizmosphere but cheaper.

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