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Pros: Is still running in a friend's machine
Cons: Clock speed is deceptive, an i7 4770K runs circles around this thing both in terms of CPU processing and GPU power.
The bad thermal sensor makes overclocking the particular chip I bought impossible. Liquid cooled this thing was reporting temps over 100C Idle.
Other Thoughts: I have been an AMD fanboy for a decade, so I'm not saying this out of Intel bias.
AMD is doing things which have never been done before, their fusion approach is a bold move in a new direction, but its also going to take time for them to work out the kinks.
So if you love AMD, want to experiment with new ideas & designs, then APUs are for you.
If you want raw performance and better quality control, go Intel for the time being. AMD will come back given some time.
Pros: Works exactly as described, plays well with intel CPU, I dont overclock it beyond 1866 so I can't speak to its abilities there.
Cons: None yet, maybe price? Then again not everyone installs an unnecessary 32gb of ram into their machine.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Small, silent, cheap, and plenty powerful for my needs.
If memory serves it's also a gigabit Ethernet adaptor which is great since it functions as my nas.
Cons: Runs a little warm but nothing I'm worried about.
Other Thoughts: Linux 3D support for the Intel GMA 3650 is virtually non existent. I don't know how this thing would handle windows with aero.
Running crunchbang and a few services like samba, vnc, ssh, etc... My ram utilization never goes over 200mb (of 4gb) and the CPU doesn't go over 30%