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

1. total clock speed

2. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

3. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

5. GPU clock speed

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

6. L1 cache

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

7. L2 cache

A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

8. PassMark result

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

9. Has integrated graphics

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
AMD A8-3870K
67% have it

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.

11. L2 core

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

12. maximum memory bandwidth

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

13. 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
88% have it

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
7% have it

15. memory channels

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

16. number of transistors

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

17. 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
93% have it

18. 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

19. PassMark result (single)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using a single thread.

20. 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.

21. PassMark result (overclocked)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU whilst it is overclocked.

22. Has NX bit

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

23. height

24. supported displays

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.

25. CPU temperature

If the CPU exceeds the maximum operating temperature then problems such as random resets can occur.

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