Reviews and Problems with AMD A-Series A8-3800 2,4GHz Socket FM1 Box
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AMD's A8-3800 Fusion APU
2 October 2011
Summary: If we want to consider the A8-3800 solely as a desktop processor, we can summarize its value proposition with one of our famous scatter plots.
At $129, the A8-3800 offers only slightly higher performance than the Athlon II X3 455, which is a $76 chip. A host of other processors occupy the A8's price range with substantially higher overall test scores, including the A8-3850, the Phenom II X4 840, and the Core i3-2100 and i3-2105.
Summary: Desktop Lynx platform that includes hybrid Llano processors has finally found its way to the consumers. Let’s take a closer look at it and find out how successful the combination of old Stars processor cores and a high-performance Radeon GPU actually is.