AMD A8-3870K vs. Intel Core i3-3245

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD A8-3870K CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Core i3-3245
AMD A8-3870K Intel Core i3-3245
AMD A Family Intel Core i3
AMD A8-3000 CPU group Intel Core i 3000
1 Generation 3
Llano (K10) Architecture Ivy Bridge S
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 2
4 Threads 4
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.40 GHz
Turbo (1 Core)
Turbo (All Cores)
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading Yes
Yes Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 6550D GPU Intel HD Graphics 4000
0.60 GHz GPU frequency 0.65 GHz
GPU (Turbo) 1.05 GHz
3 GPU Generation 7
32 nm Technology 22 nm
2 Max. displays 3
5 Execution units 16
400 Shader 128
1 GB Max. GPU Memory
11 DirectX Version 11.0

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
No ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 3.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

100 W TDP (PL1) 55 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 22 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3, SSE4a ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
FM1 Socket LGA 1155
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
No AES-NI Yes
Q4/2011 Release date Q2/2013
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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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
0 (0%)
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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 (65%)
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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
119 (100%)
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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 (99%)
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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
306 (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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.05 GHz
269 (56%)
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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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
2648 (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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
5576 (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 (64%)
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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
1.42 (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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
3.41 (95%)
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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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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
10.8 (29%)
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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 (81%)
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Intel Core i3-3245 Intel Core i3-3245
2x 3.40 GHz HT
4531 (100%)
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