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AMD A8-3870K APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A8-3870K 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 A8-3870K APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A8-3870K APU

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FM1

Clockspeed: 3.0 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 100 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 1024 KB

Other names: AMD A8-3870 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 33.82

Overall Rank: 2606

Last Price Change: $68.04 USD (2022-12-15)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2301

Single Thread Rating: 1206
Samples: 596*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 3,277
Thread: 1,010

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-3870K APU

Integer Math6,916 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,329 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,359 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption588.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression51,937 KBytes/Sec
Physics193 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,257 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,206 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 1st of March 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-3870K APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$68.04 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-3870K APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2029780 - Feb 20 2024
2691
BL2015722 - Feb 04 2024
2778
BL2002043 - Jan 20 2024
1790
BL1987936 - Jan 05 2024
2403
BL1958829 - Nov 30 2023
2536
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-3870K APU
As of 1st of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-3870K APU
2,301
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,843 (+23.5%)
AMD A10-5700 APU vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,720 (+18.2%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,600 (+13.0%)
AMD A6-3670 APU vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,165 (-5.9%)
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,240 (-2.7%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,613 (+13.5%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,503 (+8.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,462 (+7.0%)
Intel Core i3-3250 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,432 (+5.7%)
AMD A8-3850 APU vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,368 (+2.9%)
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-3870K APU
2,317 (+0.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8200 @ 2.33GHz vs AMD A8-3870K APU
1,774 (-22.9%)

Is the AMD A8-3870K APU Good for Gaming?
As of 1st of March 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,261
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,074
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,563
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,409
Intel Core i9-14900F
8,270
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,174
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,032
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,863
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,796
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
7,602
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,543
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
AMD A8-3870K APU
255