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    AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    could be good for bargain builds and htpc's.

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    I assume like the other APUs the ECC ram doesn't work? Still, nice that they included some integrated graphics unlike the FM2 athlons.

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    Good value APUs. Wonder what the 220GE and 240GE will add - probably a bit of clock speed and maybe a bit more GPU ($99 Ryzen 2200 is 4C4T and 8CU, so makes sense to scale up to that a bit).

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    They will be stop gap before zen 2. Much like AM3 before Bulldozer. Perfect for SFF or budget.

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    should add AES-NI, and the world can finally be free of celeron's in cheap home NAS boxes for clouds and kodi boxes, as atom C3000's will come along oneday soon

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    Simply perfect for HTPCs.

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    Oh Athlon, how I loved thee! Great name. I remember the original athlons and how they trounced Intel cpus at the time and were, of course, much cheaper too. Unfortunately the first one I got was a slot CPU design that was hard to upgrade. I good name to rival the pentium/celeron branding...

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    Quote Originally Posted by me-yeah View Post
    should add AES-NI, and the world can finally be free of celeron's in cheap home NAS boxes for clouds and kodi boxes, as atom C3000's will come along oneday soon
    I wonder why they don't? Is it licensing?

    With bitlocker and file encryption i would have thought aes-ni would have been mandatory
    Last edited by Tabbykatze; 08-09-2018 at 04:34 PM.

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    Am i missing something obvious then? I thought AES-NI had been included on all AMD processors for a while now.

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    Re: AMD's new Athlon processors use Zen and Vega technology

    Could be a nice upgrade for my HTPC, currently running am A8-7600, so if this can give lower power usage with better performance with HDMI 2.0 then all I need is affordable RAM to return.

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