AMD A10-7850K vs AMD A10-6800K

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AMD A10-7850K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A10-6800K
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-6800K

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD A10-7850K and the AMD A10-6800K and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD A10-7850K 4 core processor released in Q1/2014 with the AMD A10-6800K which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2013.
AMD A (112) Family AMD A (112)
AMD A10-7000 (7) CPU group AMD A10-6000 (4)
4 Generation 3
Kaveri (Steamroller) Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A10-7850K is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.70 GHz (4.00 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD A10-6800K clocks with 4.10 GHz (4.40 GHz), has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

AMD A10-7850K Characteristic AMD A10-6800K
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.70 GHz Frequency 4.10 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.40 GHz
4.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.40 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD A10-7850K Characteristic AMD A10-6800K
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) GPU AMD Radeon HD 8670D
0.72 GHz GPU frequency 0.84 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation 5
28 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
8 Compute units 6
512 Shader 384
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 11.2

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) GPU AMD Radeon HD 8670D
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD A10-7850K, while the AMD A10-6800K supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 34.2 GB/s enabled.

AMD A10-7850K Characteristic AMD A10-6800K
DDR3-2133 Memory DDR3-2133
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
34.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 34.2 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version --
16 PCIe lanes --
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD A10-7850K has a TDP of 95 W. The TDP of the AMD A10-6800K is 100 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD A10-7850K Characteristic AMD A10-6800K
95 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 100 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD A10-7850K has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 28 nm. The cache of AMD A10-6800K is at 4.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

AMD A10-7850K Characteristic AMD A10-6800K
28 nm Technology 32 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
FM2+ Socket FM2
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2014 Release date Q2/2013
125 $ Release price 120 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD A10-7850K (90%)
AMD A10-6800K (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD A10-7850K (93%)
AMD A10-6800K (99%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
506 (94%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
541 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1541 (100%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
1501 (97%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.72 GHz
702 (100%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
AMD Radeon HD 8670D @ 0.84 GHz
648 (92%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
4568 (91%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
5014 (100%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
729 (90%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
813 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
64 (86%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
74 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
244 (90%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
272 (100%)

Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A10-6800K AMD A10-6800K
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
309.5 (100%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-6800K
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