AMD's APU dream is finally being realized with the release of the new A-series chips that combine quad CPU cores, CPU northbridge, and integrated Radeon HD 5000-series graphics all one die. We put the new A8-3850 APU through the testbench with a Gigabyte A75M-UD2H motherboard to see if it all ends up being Fusion or conFusion with the Llano platform that looks to extend to desktop and mobile computing.
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips