The Zacate processors attempts to serve the needs of the huge market for the low cost notebooks, netbooks and entry level low cost desktops. The Zacate line of processor has been the best selling processor for AMD in 2011 and the trend continues in 2012. Along with the Llano fusion Accelerated APU, it has been able to lift revenue for AMD when bulldozer failed to deliver .
The basic premise in the Zacate APU design puts the low power consumption, integration of the CPU and the GPU, small die and cost as its primary aim. The GPU performance in Zacate is better than any other competition in the price it is offered. The systems based upon Intel’s Atom are no match to the AMD’s Zacate, as we will see later in the article.
Let us take a look at the different components of the Brazos, the CPU, its graphics, the platform, the power consumption. We will start with CPU. Click Next to read more.