AMD A8-3870K vs. AMD A6-5400K

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD A8-3870K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A6-5400K
AMD A8-3870K AMD A6-5400K
AMD A Family AMD A
AMD A8-3000 CPU group AMD A6-5000
1 Generation 4
Llano (K10) Architecture Kabini (Jaguar)
Desktop / Server Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.60 GHz
Turbo (1 Core) 3.80 GHz
Turbo (All Cores) 3.80 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 6550D GPU AMD Radeon HD 7540D
0.60 GHz GPU frequency 0.64 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
3 GPU Generation 4
32 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
5 Execution units 3
400 Shader 192
1 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 1.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

100 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 28 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3, SSE4a ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
FM1 Socket FM2
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
No AES-NI Yes
Q4/2011 Release date Q3/2012
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
176 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
174 (99%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
666 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
275 (41%)
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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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
77 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
302 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
415 (100%)
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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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
629 (100%)
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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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
AMD Radeon HD 7540D @ 0.64 GHz
246 (51%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
2103 (100%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
3281 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
0.91 (95%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
0.96 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
3.6 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
1.52 (42%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
37 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4x 3.10 GHz
3684 (100%)
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AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2x 3.60 GHz (3.80 GHz)
2177 (59%)
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