AMD A8-3870K Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A8-3870K has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 1. gen of the AMD A series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FM1 socket and was released in Q4/2011.
AMD A8-3870K

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD A8-3870K. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD A8-3870K.

Name: AMD A8-3870K
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A8-3000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD A8-3870K can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): --
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): --

Internal Graphics

The AMD A8-3870K has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: AMD Radeon HD 6550D
GPU frequency: 0.60 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 5
Shader: 400
Max. GPU Memory: 1 GB
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 3
Direct X: 11
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q2/2011

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR3-1600
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: No

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 100 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD A8-3870K as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FM1
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Llano (K10)
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q4/2011
Release price: 80 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD A8-3870K have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 FX-8300 AMD FX-8300
8C 8T @ 4.20 GHz
180
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
178
Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
178
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
176
AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2C 2T @ 3.80 GHz
174
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
171
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
169
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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.

Intel Celeron J4125 Intel Celeron J4125
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
675
AMD Athlon II X4 860K AMD Athlon II X4 860K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
670
Intel Pentium Silver J5005 Intel Pentium Silver J5005
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
669
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
666
Intel Core i7-3520M Intel Core i7-3520M
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
663
AMD A10-7800 AMD A10-7800
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
657
AMD A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
655
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765
Qualcomm Adreno 620 @ 0.63 GHz
490
Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G
Qualcomm Adreno 618 @ 0.95 GHz
486
AMD A10-5745M AMD A10-5745M
AMD Radeon HD 8610G @ 0.63 GHz
481
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
480
Intel Core i9-10885H Intel Core i9-10885H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.25 GHz
480
Intel Xeon E-2286M Intel Xeon E-2286M
Intel UHD Graphics P630 @ 1.25 GHz
480
Intel Core i9-10980HK Intel Core i9-10980HK
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.25 GHz
480
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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.

Intel Core i3-3220T Intel Core i3-3220T
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3732
Intel Celeron G4920 Intel Celeron G4920
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
3696
Intel Core i5-4360U Intel Core i5-4360U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
3685
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3684
Intel Core i5-7Y57 Intel Core i5-7Y57
2C 4T @ 1.20 GHz
3681
Intel Core i5-5200U Intel Core i5-5200U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
3678
Intel Core i5-5250U Intel Core i5-5250U
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
3678
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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 Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
78
AMD Phenom II X6 1035T AMD Phenom II X6 1035T
6C 6T @ 3.10 GHz
78
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
78
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
77
AMD FX-9800P AMD FX-9800P
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
77
Intel Celeron N4120 Intel Celeron N4120
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
77
Intel Pentium 3825U Intel Pentium 3825U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
77
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
304
AMD Phenom II X4 B95 AMD Phenom II X4 B95
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
304
AMD A10-9700 AMD A10-9700
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
303
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
302
Intel Pentium Silver J5005 Intel Pentium Silver J5005
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
302
Intel Core i7-6500U Intel Core i7-6500U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
302
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
302
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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 A4-5300 AMD A4-5300
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
0.91
AMD Phenom II X2 545 AMD Phenom II X2 545
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
0.91
AMD Phenom II X2 B55 AMD Phenom II X2 B55
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
0.91
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
0.91
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
0.9
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
0.9
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
0.9
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i3-4130
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.63
Intel Core i7-6567U Intel Core i7-6567U
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.62
AMD Athlon X4 835 AMD Athlon X4 835
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.61
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3.6
Intel Core i3-7100H Intel Core i3-7100H
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.59
AMD Phenom II X4 B95 AMD Phenom II X4 B95
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.58
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.58
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i3-8100 Intel Core i3-8100
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
37.4
Intel Core i3-7100U Intel Core i3-7100U
Intel HD Graphics 620 @ 1.00 GHz
37.2
Intel Core i3-7167U Intel Core i3-7167U
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 @ 1.00 GHz
37.2
AMD A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
AMD Radeon HD 6550D @ 0.60 GHz
37
Intel Core i5-5257U Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 @ 1.05 GHz
36.8
Intel Core i5-7500T Intel Core i5-7500T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
36.4
Intel Core i5-7600T Intel Core i5-7600T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.10 GHz
36.4
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



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