AMD A8-3870K
Top 46%253 points
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235 CPUs
10.67GHz - 16GHz
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thermal design power (TDP)
Has integrated graphics

AMD A8-3870K: 28 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 3GHz
AMD Opteron 6220: 24 x 9GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1866MHz
Samsung Exynos 7420: 2873MHz

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835: 10nm

4. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
600MHz
Intel Core i7-4770R: 1300MHz

5. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon E7-8890 v4: 48

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
512KB
AMD Opteron 6180 SE: 1536KB

7. thermal design power (TDP)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.
100W
Intel Atom Z650: 3W

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
3724
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084: 17470

9. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
AMD Opteron 6284 SE: 16MB

10. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.
1MB/core
Intel Core i5-4200Y: 2.50MB/core

11. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
29.80GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.20GB/s

12. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A8-3870K
69% have it

13. Has an unlocked multiplier

Some processors come with an unlocked multiplier which makes them easy to overclock, allowing you to gain increased performance in games and other applications.
AMD A8-3870K
6% have it

14. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
AMD A8-3870K
87% have it

15. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.
1178 million
Intel Xeon E5-2699 v4: 7200 million

16. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Core i7-6950X: 4

17. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.
1046
Intel Core i3-7350K: 2625

18. PCI Express (PCIe) version

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.
2
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6: 3

19. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.
4108
Intel Core i7-5960X: 18948

20. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD A8-3870K
90% have it

21. Has dynamic frequency scaling

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
AMD A8-3870K
95% have it

22. height

40mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

23. CPU temperature

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.
27.70°C
Intel Pentium A1020: 105°C

24. supported displays

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.
2
AMD A10-7870K: 4

25. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD A8-3870K
97% have it

26. width

40mm
Apple A5 APL7498: 6mm

27. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
64GB
Intel Xeon E7-8830: 4096GB

28. SSE version

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.
3
Intel Xeon E3-1280 v6: 4.20

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