Reviews, reviews, reviews...

AMD A-Series A8-3870K 3,0GHz Socket FM1 Box
8.8 out of 10

AMD A-Series A8-3870K 3,0GHz Socket FM1 Box

Best Price at Amazon

Reviews and Problems with AMD A-Series A8-3870K 3,0GHz Socket FM1 Box

Showing 1-10 of 31

AMD A8-3870K Black Edition APU Review

mad shrimps
30 April 2012
  • Summary: The Black Edition A8-3870K APU from AMD is aimed at the mainstream market and offers enough performance for occasional gaming at lower resolutions, other multimedia activities or office work, this without the need to buy a dedicated video card.
  • Read full review

Expert Review

20 March 2012
  • Conclusion: This CPU is perfect for a HTPC, you can get a very well performing HTPC that even allows for gaming at lower resolutions.
  • Read full review
Overall 8

Recipe for a Budget Gaming System: AMD A8-3870K Black Edition Processor, Dual Graphics and Overclocking

X-bit labs
18 March 2012
  • Summary: Today we are going to compare the performance of Socket FM1 and LGA 1155 systems. Will a hybrid Llano processor be able to beat the entry-level Intel CPU paired with an entry-level graphics accelerator? How efficient AMD Dual Graphics technology is?
  • Read full review
Overall 8

AMD A8-3870K Review

6 February 2012
  • Conclusion: The addition of an unlocked multiplier is always a fantastic tool to have at your disposal if you're keen on this overclocking malarkey. We're still a little bitter about the fact that overclocking Intel's budget CPUs is so limited too - imagine a Pentium G850 with an unlocked multiplier?
  • Read full review

AMD A8-3870K Unlocked Llano 3.0 GHz Quad Core APU Review

Hi Tech Legion
29 January 2012
  • Summary: When looking at the Lynx platform as a whole, the market is perfect for a mainstream user, and not anyone else. This is where I am a bit puzzled about the release of an "unlocked" Llano processor.
  • Read full review

Expert Review

Techware Labs
24 January 2012
  • Excerpt: With AMDs’ Llano and Bulldozer line releasing within 8 months of each other it was only a matter of time before we saw them merge. The main complaint about Llano was the inability to overclock anything. Well now we see 2 unlocked versions come into the market: the A8-3870k and the A6-3670k.
  • Read full review

AMD A8-3870K CPU Review

18 January 2012
Overall 6

AMD A8 3870K review

The Guru of 3D
17 January 2012
  • Summary: Any Llano Lynx based platform (A4, A6 and series A8 APUs) offers value for money really. The strong point of Llano obviously is the embedded GPU and, combined with their A75 chipset, features like native SATA-600 and USB 3.0 support.
  • Read full review

AMD "Llano" A8-3870K

13 January 2012
  • Conclusion: The 3870K is certainly a nice addition to the Llano lineup. Unlocking the GPU multiplier allows, at least in some graphics applications, a healthy boost in performance but the gains heavily depend on the specific application.
  • Read full review

AMD A8-3870K: Black Edition Llano

9 January 2012
  • Excerpt: AMD launched the desktop APU (codenamed Llano ) back in June 2011. While the APU, which is virtually a CPU with integrated GPU, features much more powerful integrated graphics (the HD 6550D) than Intel Sandy Bridge’s HD 3000 counterpart, it is unfortunately not fast enough compare to the similar...
  • Pros: Ability to overclock CPU and GPU independentlyGreat IGP performance, Dual Graphics supports up to 5 displays, Quad-cores, Great price
  • Cons: AMD Phenom II has more overclocking headroomStill not fast enough to compete against Core i3 in the lightly threaded tasks
  • Read full review
Next page >>