AMD, a leading chipset and processor manufacturer has unveiled its next generation A-Series processor in the Indian market. The pricing of new generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Units will range from Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 8,000. The chipset comes with a host of improved features and functionalities.
The most to benefit from these processors would be gaming PCs and desktop users who will be able to enjoy faster processing capabilities followed by enhanced graphics and relatively affordable performances.
Ravi Swaminathan, AMD India Managing Director was stated as saying, “While many PCs are dying, we believe we are at the dawn of a new era in computing.” APU’s are usually designed for accelerating more than one type of computations unlike that of a traditional processor.
It is applicable to even graphical or similar specialized processing system. As per the Industry reports the Indian gaming sector has clocked close to Rs.1,300 crore of revenues last year. Hence it seems that the launch of the high performance APU’s is at the right time and could accelerate the growth of PC gaming in India.
AMD however also aims to provide rich graphics and gaming experience for both entry and mainstream users unlike professional gamers who would prefer GPUs more than APUs. Entry level users can enjoy good gaming experience with the new A-Series processors that is made available for them at affordable budgets along with low running costs and low power consumption.
The company said it to be focussing more now on mobile devices along with desktops, laptops and tablets for providing seamless experience for users with their chipset irrespective of considering the form factor. AMD sources stated the key features that will determine the success of A-series processors in the Indian market would be user experiences such as graphics and power consumption.