Reviews and Problems with AMD A-Series A8-3870K 3,0GHz Socket FM1 Box
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best FM1 socket cpu
30 May 2015
Summary: Best FM1 cpu/apu you can buy , ranks up there with the older Intel Quad Core of the day , granted old socket and cpu but feel was a good buy for a entry/mid level gaming rig I built for my kid Older MSI fm1 M-ATX mb 8gb 1600 ram 120gb SSD Evga 560ti DS 650 watt psu Win7 ultimate Rosewill midtower...
(gotta love technology), I need a more graphic intensive rig ...
Walt Walker, Amazon
27 April 2015
Summary: Beings my computer is only 3 years old.. (gotta love technology), I need a more graphic intensive rig for iRacing. Holly board in a HP, wekll, only so much you can do with a small budget. However, Radeon graphics still won't cutting the mustard. So I paired this processor with a GTX 570 HD....
Summary: I broke my other APU on my OEM Asus desktop because when I went to examine the heat-sink, honestly? The APU was stuck to it and had to be removed with pliers. In the end, I broke some pins and had to replace it.
Summary: Clocked to just above its usual speed of 3 GHz, this processor is running cool and smooth, with an idle temp of 3-5 degrees C, and a max temp of 26 degrees C thanks to the Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler I have installed on it. Overkill? Maybe. But That's just how I like it.
Summary: Pros: Great price Good Performance Easy to install Cons: None. I decided to boost the memory on my FreeNAS box since it service files and media to my home network. This Gigabyte A75M motherboard support this chip, so I tried it out.
Summary: It's a good enough processor. Runs quiet and can do light gaming. I use it on my home media server so I don't need a graphics card. Just kinda sucks that this is the best you can get with this socket.
Summary: This is a good solid APU. It does run a little warm when turbo clocked but I'd say, get a good cooler like a Zalman and problem solved. I'm running this chip on an ASUS F1A75-M motherboard combined with a relatively inexpensive Low profile Radeon 6570 GPU for dual graphics and it does everything I...