Summary: I got this to salvage a computer I gave my son. I have built the computer as a home theater pc a while back and it ended up being a little under powered to run the games he plays, even with a good graphics card. I found this as the highest level processor that would drop into the same socket.
Summary: This was the fastest cpu my motherboard could handle and it works great. I dont overclock because that cuts down on the life of the cpu. The ram I have is 8 gb ddr3 1.6 ghz and currently I have a geforce 620 vid card. My system runs great now.
Summary: Amazing power for just an APU. I can run games like The Crew or Battlefield 4 flawlessly at medium/high settings. For just a processor that is fantastic. I plan to pair this with a R9 for an unstoppable combo.
Summary: Upgraded from and a8-5500k noticed a little speed difference although it was quite miner. Really enjoy the overclocking capabilities of this baby seems to be the fastest CPU you can get for the fm2 socket.
The processor is amazing. However the stock fan it comes with is ...
27 December 2014
Summary: The processor is amazing. However the stock fan it comes with is a piece of junk. I applied everything perfectly and when i went to go check the temperatures it was reaching over 95 degrees while playing games.
Its an AMD APU - You get what you pay for I suppose......
Frank N S., Amazon
22 December 2014
Summary: I keep trying to find reasons to like an AMD CPU. The Intel LGA 1366 920 this build replaced TBH was as fast as this one IMO. I guess its good for a budget chip, but these APU's are not my first choice.
If you're not caught up in gaming performance yet still want something that can handle most games...
24 November 2014
Summary: It was such a struggle to decide all of the parts for the PC I built for the first time. I needed a CPU that could handle the types of programs I like to run on my computer. I'm moving more towards a gaming mentality, though people love to bash APU based CPUs which include GPU functioning...
Summary: Two months I push this CPU at its limits and I really impressed. I didn't buy my graphic card yet (EGVA 770GTX) so I use this CPU for the VGA and yeah this CPU AMD offert great performances with a better price than Intel.
Pretty nice to just use on your computer when being ...
26 September 2014
Summary: Pretty nice to just use on your computer when being a first time builder. The ability AMD produces in this APU shows a great deal of games being available to play (though not always on ultra settings)