AMD A8-3870K
AMD A8-3870K
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AMD A8-3870K: 28 facts and highlights

1. total clock speed

4 x 3GHz
Intel Xeon Platinum 8180: 28 x 2.5GHz

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1866MHz
Intel Xeon Gold 5122: 2670MHz

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
32nm
Intel Core i7-8709G: 14nm

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 56

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
600MHz
AMD Ryzen 7 Pro 2700U: 1300MHz

6. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
4MB
Intel Xeon Platinum 8176: 28MB

7. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A8-3870K
57% have it

8. L1 cache

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

9. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.
3724
Intel Core i7-5960X: 16059

10. 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

11. 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
96% have it

12. 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: 2.5MB/core

13. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
29.8GB/s
Intel Xeon E5504: 192.2GB/s

14. 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
9% have it

15. 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
92% have it

16. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
AMD A8-3870K
94% have it

17. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
2
Intel Xeon Gold 5115: 6

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 Core i9-7920X: 44

19. number of transistors

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

20. PassMark result (single)

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

21. PassMark result (overclocked)

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

22. Has NX bit

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
AMD A8-3870K
93% have it

23. maximum memory size

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

24. height

40mm
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual: 11mm

25. 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 Core i7-8709G: 4.2

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