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AMD A8-3850 APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A8-3850 APU can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD A8-3850 APU Good for Gaming?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs. [More ...]

AMD A8-3850 APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM1

Clockspeed: 2.9 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 100 W

Cache Size: L1: 512 KB, L2: 4.0 MB,

Other names: AMD A8-3850 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 34.57

Overall Rank: 2492

Last Price Change: $68.02 USD (2022-01-02)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1215
Samples: 495*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,286
Thread: 986

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-3850 APU

Integer Math6,885 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,284 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,410 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption630.6 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression52,967 KBytes/Sec
Physics200 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,239 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,215 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 8th of December 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-3850 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 4th of December 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 4th of December 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-3850 APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1930981 - Oct 24 2023
BL1899131 - Sep 07 2023
BL1819092 - May 15 2023
BL1797855 - Apr 18 2023
BL1750065 - Feb 20 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-3850 APU
As of 8th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-3850 APU
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,819 (+19.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,605 (+10.8%)
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,242 (-4.7%)
AMD A10-5700 APU vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,701 (+14.8%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,587 (+10.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B97 vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,539 (+8.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,485 (+5.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,455 (+4.4%)
AMD A8-3870K APU vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,302 (-2.1%)
AMD A6-3670 APU vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,165 (-7.9%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz vs AMD A8-3850 APU
1,774 (-24.6%)
Intel Core i3-3250 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-3850 APU
2,426 (+3.2%)

Is the AMD A8-3850 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 8th of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i5-14600K
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD A8-3850 APU