Summary: This CPU/GPU is an awesome alternative to Intel CPUs. It is important to note the increased power consumption vs Intel products. Looking at the AMD A10 6800k alone, I absolutely love the flexibility the processor offers when it comes to applications and video processing.
Summary: I recommend at least reapplying the coating on the heatsink before use.
Pros: The Quad Core does quite a good job on me being able to play a lot of higher-end games that I normally wouldn't be able to do. It does a lot better job than my older computer to say the least! I haven't had any real issues with it all things considered. The heatsink provided with it also does a g...
Cons: Upon first use, it does a good job. However, the paste on the heatsink needed to be replaced, as I noticed it wasn't keeping my CPU cooled It also had some prior bubbling after the shipping, but I did overlook it. After adding the coating for the heatsink, it did a much better job and reduced the...
Summary: I think for the price, this is GREAT for beginning gamers. But if you want to get into new, more intensive games, you will want something a bit better (FX series) As for the graphics, anything more than Minecraft vanilla, you will want a dedicated GPU.
Pros: CPU is good for Minecraft or games equally intensive Graphics are OK.... but not great Motherboards are cheap Overclockable
Cons: If you are looking to upgrade graphics later (which I did, to an R9 270X) you may have bottlenecks. CPU is not great for more intensive tasks (video editing, games like ARK: Survival Evolved)
Summary: i dig my build enermax ostrog,ASUS A85XM-A,G.SKILL Ares Series 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1866 (PC3 14900) Desktop Memory Model F3-1866C10D,AMD A10-6800K Richland Quad-Core 4.1 GHz Socket FM2 100W AD680KWOHLBOX Desktop Processor - Black Edition AMD Radeon HD 8670D,Seagate Barracuda Green...
Pros: the cpu is great for some gaming, will handle light duty jobs
Cons: i had mine for a bit but this cpu has my pc popping up warning : cpu temp 60 centigrades it has my mother board 250.f its a heat rising cpu scorching hot if you buy it will need better then the heat sink i think the cpu is good but amd should think about tossing a better heat sink in with the cpu...
Summary: I bought it for daily use, but I need to upgrade for video editing and gaming. Served me well for what it was.
Pros: It works - Not DOA - But everyone expects it to work Price/performance ratio is spot on for an htpc or low performance gaming
Cons: Hot - if used in an htpc, you need a more expensive heatsink to make sure it doesn't overheat, but it's expected with such a high tdp Per core performance is way worse than even the g3258 - not for gaming with dedicated graphics - it bottlenecks most gpus that are more than $100
Pros: cheap high clockspeeds apu can crossfire with a dedicated gpu easy OC Turbo is fast surprisingly good preformance on games like war thunder, civ 5, Team Fortress 2, Minecraft, portal and a few others. mostly hovered around 50-60 fps without a gpu.
Cons: HOT using stock cooler and had to underclock thats probably becuse i am extremly paranoid about cpu temps (first build)
Summary: Unless AMD can improve upon delivering more processing power with less heat, then you might want to get an aftermarket cooler, preferably with liquid cooling. The Dual-Graphics thing is still fairly new to me, but it did improve framerates in Saints Row IV and in some Source Engine games.
Pros: Four cores, 4.1 GHz apiece, and being that it's "black edition" makes it more than likely that you can push the limits on it some more. This processor actually teamed up with my ASUS R7-250 video card and created a Dual Graphics configuration out of it.
Cons: Not once does it want to stay in its turbo frequency for longer than 30 seconds before the fans kick on. It doesn't even get to the rated turbo frequency on all of its cores.