I think you'll find in the end it's not an APU issue. It could be a Windows issue however.
For the record I have used every major AMD model CPU over the past 20 years without issue. It's usually the supporting hardware or O/S not the CPU/APU.
Also be advised that numerous people have had RAM issues using RAM that is on Asus' approved list. The reasons for this can be many. The ICs that the RAM makers use can vary batch to batch and with them pushing the RAM to it's limit, it's very possible to have conflicts with RAM and certain mobos. Usually the RAM makers and mobo makers get together to create a new BIOS that fixes the issue. I've seen name brand DDR3 RAM go bad in as little as two weeks time.
Asus mobos have always been RAM sensitive IME and that of many other folks because Asus pushes all of the timings so they get slightly higher benchmark scores. This comes at a price of system stability. The review sites all get hand picked mobos which can be better than what consumers get on average. In addition Asus uses several companies to manufacture their mobos so you never really know what you will get.
I know that you believe this is an AMD APU issue but that is highly unlikely though not impossible. Just because other people have the issue doesn't make it an APU issue. Sometimes the mobo makers just don't get the BIOS dialed in 100% properly for a new CPU/APU. You should be talking to Asus tech support about the issue if you have not already. Even though in my experience both Asus and Gigabyte tech support suck, if enough people report the issue, then the mobo companies will address the issue.
If it's a Windows issue it could take a long time to get fixed. If you contact the RAM makers they can sometimes expedite a solution from the mobo makers as it's in everyone's best interest financially and that's all that they care about. Without knowing exactly what the issue is however, it's tough to provide a solution.
If you want to talk directly to AMD tech support you need to file a support ticket as they do not monitor the forums so reporting an issue here does no good at all as far as getting direct AMD support.
Building a reliable PC involves more than just assembling the parts. You need to be able to configure all of the BIOS settings appropriately. This can be quite involved and frustrating as it can require a lot of trial and error with stress testing. It is however often the only means to get a 100% reliable PC.
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