Summary: I've got this chip installed on the ASRock A75M-ITX Mini ITX motherboard and they are a match made in heaven. I wouldn't recommend this for avid gamers but the chip IS very capable at medium and lower graphics settings in most games. WoW runs pretty smooth at high settings and is like BUTTER ad medium. Video playback does not disappoint NOR does general windows performance. If you are looking for a compact system, low power consumption with decent graphics.....
Solid CPU power, capable GPU (essentially a 256 MB card)
Danny Yu, Amazon
19 September 2012
Summary: The AMD APU series of CPUs are very economical and affordable. They might not stack up so well next to the AMD phenom or intel i3's, but there is plenty of CPU power for multimedia streaming, playback, and capable data processing (creating videos, photoshop, converting files, etc.). It's not going to fly through tasks, but it will give you enough power to do things at a reasonably quick speed.
Summary: I'm currently running this processor on a Asus F1A75-I deluxe, a mini ITX mobo, and 4GB of 1600 RAM and a 250W PSU, I can run Crysis on High, although the FPS does suffer, but find that with medium settings it finds a good balance, I know that referencing Crysis as the standard is getting a little old 4/5 years since it's release, but for this CPU it works. For the price, this CPU is amazing. A must have for HTPC especially if you plan to do some casual gaming on it.
Summary: I used this processor to set up a system using an Apeiva X-DREAMER3-PK ATX Pink Mid Tower Case w/ a Gigabyte motherboard. Super easy install for someone with a little experience building computers. Even using just the onboard integrated graphics without adding a video card the system is fast and my daughter is thrilled with her new super fast computer. Excellent processor for the price!
Summary: Purchased this processor for use in a new system for my mom, it's a very good performer for the price, for my mom's use its overkill but she keeps systems for many years, her last one was almost 10 years old. With quad core and a very good integrated graphics it will be quick machine for years to come.
Perfect for HTPC...and work tasks for most professionals.
Tantamount Rhymes, Amazon
19 September 2011
Summary: I've wanted to get one of the new AMD APU's since their release a few months ago. For those who don't know 'APU' means accelerated processing unit which is a fancy way of saying there is a CPU and GPU (discrete graphics card) combined as one on this chip. I went to my local computer superstore intent on buying the flagship APU A8-3850 but it was out of stock so I got the A6-3650 model instead with the major difference being the 2.6ghz base core speed vs.