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AMD Llano A8-3870K APU Review

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Processor AMD Quad-Core Black Edition A8-Series APU for Desktop
Technology 32nm
Core Count 4
Base Clock Speed (MHz) 3000
Voltage Range 0.45 – 1.4125V
Max Temp (C) 72.7
TDP (watts) 100 W
Memory Interface DDR3 (Max 1866)
L1 Cache Size (KB) 128
L1 Cache Count 4
L2 Cache Size (KB) 1024
L2 Cache Count 4
DirectX Version 11
On-Chip Video
Radeon 6550D

Included Technology:

  • AMD Steady Video
  • AMD Vision Engine
  • AMD Dual Graphics

Test Rig

  • AMD Llano A8-3870K APU
  • Asus F1A75m-Pro Motherboard
  • Kingston HyperX T1 Ram 4gigs (2x 2gig DIMMs) OC @ 1866
  • 1X Kingston 64GB SSDNow and 1X WD Caviar Green 500GB
  • Prolimatech Panther Cooler
  • Thermaltake Level 10 GT Snow Chassis
  • Windows 7 Professional

Testing Benchmarks

SiSoft Sandra

  • Processor Arithmetic
  • Processor Multi-Media
  • Processor Multi-Core
  • Video Memory Bandwidth

AIDA64

  • CPU Hash
  • CPU Queen

 

Battlefield 3

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Skyrim

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What we’re looking for while benchmarking and overclocking

  • Overall performance vs other chips in benchmarking
  • Overall performance in gameplay
  • Overclocking Ratio (%OC to %increase)
  • System Stability

 

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