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AMD A6-5400K Trinity Dual-Core 3.6 GHz Socket FM2 65W AD540KOKHJBOX Desktop APU (CPU + GPU) with DirectX 11 Graphic AMD Radeon HD 7540D

  • 32nm Trinity 65W
  • 1MB L2 Cache
  • AMD Radeon HD 7540D

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Do more in less time with energy-efficient 2nd Gen AMD A6 Processor. The AMD A6-5400K APU combines a dual-core CPU and a discrete-level GPU (AMD Radeon HD 7540D) on a single power-efficient chip enabling vivid HD entertainment, blazing-fast Internet browsing and accelerated media applications. With even more compute performance, graphics are crisp, bright and smooth, and content is easy to share.

  • newegg AMD Radeon Dual Graphics capability The AMD A6-5400K APU combines two powerful AMD Radeon graphics processors to dramatically boost graphics and gaming performance.
  • newegg All-New HD Media Accelerator, AMD App & Internet Acceleration The AMD A6-5400K APU includes AMD’s all new architecture that makes video rich, clear and more stable, enables uninterrupted video streaming and accelerates conversion of video files for sharing on other devices. With the power of more graphics cores and AMD App Acceleration, everyday applications run more quickly and smoothly. And you can also get your browsing done quickly with Web sites that load fast with AMD Internet Acceleration.
  • newegg AMD Eyefinity Technology Immerse yourself in panoramic gaming and entertainment across up to four monitors with AMD Eyefinity Technology.
  • newegg AMD Performance Advantage The AMD A6-5400K APU enables your desktop PC to deliver a faster, more powerful PC experience than a comparable notebook through higher frequencies and more compute power.
  • newegg AMD Start Now Technology Supporting BIOS optimized solution for quick resume allows users to wake up system from sleep mode in under 2 seconds, from boot time in as few as 14 seconds.
  • newegg AMD Turbo Core 3.0 Technology The AMD A6-5400K APU automatically scales performance on demand to provide extra performance when you need it most.

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  • John P.
  • 9/20/2015 4:21:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Buy

Pros: Great price for pretty good CPU. No issues, installed easily and does a lot and again at a great price.

Cons: None for me

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  • Alok S.
  • 9/18/2015 5:52:50 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAMD A6 CPU

Pros: Great CPU AND VERY POWEERFUL for it's stats

Cons: has a rather rare socket type

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  • Jeffrey S.
  • 8/15/2015 3:20:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood price, fast delivery

Pros: Great price for an APU.
Built in video saves having to buy extra card. My old card was AGP so I saved a lot there since I already have pcie vid cards.
Inexpensive but snappy

Cons: Temperature core readings are faulty no matter what temp monitor I use.
May ot may not be running hot. Who knows?
The AMD Radeon HD 7540D is not that great but it works OK for non gaming or web browsing and videos. Will not play BF2142.
Why 4 stars?
I got this specifically to install my free Windows XP as stated that a Trinity APU was required. XP refused to install, NOTHING BUT BSOD's, but Win 7 went right in. I also tried to install and run Live Linux CD and both were fails. So I wasted money there when I should have gone the non APU route, even Intel like an old erP4 E6800 duel core 3.3 ghz, same cost, much faster and reliable.

Other Thoughts: I later replaced later this 5400 2 core with a 5800 4 core (also will not play BF2142 ec low setting) and did not notice that much performance increase.

I put this on a new GIGABYTE GA-F2A88XM-D3H FM2+ / FM2 AMD A88X (Bolton D4) 8 x SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Micro ATX AMD Motherboard
with a 4 gb 1066 memory. All three for around 150$ and delivered to my door for free in TWO DAYS!! . Not a bad upgrade for a 10 year old desktop.
I put a Geforce 8600 GTS video card and graphics are much better now.

It is disappointing that AMD can not provide any reliable way to monitor the true CPU temps. They use software to calculate temps and nothing to do with reality.

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  • Noah A.
  • 8/14/2015 11:00:36 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDon't expect miracles or silence

Pros: This card is a cheap APU that gets the job done. Perfect for an HTPC build which won't be using lots of threads or straining the processing power. the price is right.

Cons: You should be aware of its limitations. This is an inexpensive APU and it shows. Highly threaded or processing intensive tasks will not go well.

Under load, expect a lot of fan noise or fan whine. I ended up installing a custom heatsink because the fan that ships with this is too noisy when watching movies. This may vary from unit to unit.

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  • C S.
  • 8/2/2015 8:26:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat processor, lousy fan

Pros: Relatively fast, the built-in GPU works very well.

Heat sink come with thermal compound already applied,

Cons: My fan has an annoying high-pitched whistle even at low speeds. Will be replacing it with a better one.

Other Thoughts: Used with an ASUS A68HM-K FM2+ motherboard, had no issues. Would have given it 5 stars if not for the fan, but your mileage may also vary on that.

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  • Adnaan B.
  • 7/22/2015 10:52:19 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSmall Office Use CPU

Pros: It's a small CPU that can handle basic tasks and applications like Microsoft Office 2013. This AMD Dual-Core CPU is better than my office's Intel 2 Core Duo E8500, which was 7 years-old.

Cons: N/A

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  • Derrek B.
  • 7/13/2015 10:15:55 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsExcellent for Linux

Pros: Works great for my linux workstations. Power consumption isn't bad. Has enough power to work comfortably on, and have music streaming in the background. The graphics are powerful enough to support multiple monitors easily at very high definition (1900x1600).

Cons: Its an older, mid-range CPU. Don't expect fireworks and parades.

Other Thoughts: For the price, its a great bargain. I use it as a development machine, so I don't really need massive power here. Just enough to power through compiling my code, and still keep the tunes on in the background.

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  • David F.
  • 7/6/2015 12:43:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNot Bad at all

Pros: Low Power APU perfect for an HTPC Build, runs XBMC and various other programs on windows 7 flawlessly. I was surprised to find i was even able to play a number of games on it when my main rig was down (granted, i did transfer over my video card at the time.)

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: If you're building an HTPC or workstation and don't intend to play games, this has plenty of power to get the job done without breaking the bank. I Bought it about two years ago, absolutely worth it.

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  • Clair B.
  • 6/28/2015 6:49:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsAMD A6-5400K CPU

Pros: An inexpensive component for simple computer build.
Linux and Ubuntu have fixed conflicts with graphics that caused random crashes. Asus A78M-E motherboard seems like a good combination as long as you run Linux or Unix.

Cons: Windows 10 preview does not work with this chip. They have not fixed compatibility issues with internal graphics and drivers. Unusable due to random crashes within minutes of turning on the computer or instantly when running simple games. Microsoft seems to be ignoring feedback from Preview users. Have not tested other Windows versions.
Took several months for Linux/Unix to fix incompatibilities. Seems like a bizarre disconnect between AMD and software. Who would release a product that did not work with major operating systems? Where was quality control?

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  • David H.
  • 6/9/2015 10:07:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: great inexpensive apu, running linux mint with an ssd and the computer is very fast, able to run a win7 virtual machine with no problem.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I'm using a 27" hd monitor and this cpu seems to be causing some flickering at 2560x1440 resolution. I think that can be expected and am not entirely sure the cpu/gpu is the problem. I put a system together for $250, that includes an ssd, a mobo with usb 3.0 and sata III, and 8 gb ram.

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