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AMD A8-3870K Black APU Quad Core Processor w/ Radeon 6550D HD GFX Socket FM1 3.0GHZ 4MB Retail Box

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   Part #: AD3870WNGXBOX
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AMD's Accelerated Processing Units (APU) combine a multi-core CPU and discrete-level GPU on a single power-efficient chip enabling vivid HD entertainment, blazing-fast Internet browsing and accelerated media applications.

With desktop PCs based on VISION Technology you can enjoy rich, smooth performance in a quiet-running, energy-efficient system. Experience smooth, skip-free HD playback and discover impressive speed and performance in everyday applications.

Quick Specs:
Input Voltage 1.4 V DC
Process Technology 32 nm
Clock Speed 3 GHz
Processor Socket Socket FM1
L2 Cache 4 MB
Width 1.6"
Depth 1.6"
Processor Core Quad-core (4 Core)
Green Compliant Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority RoHS
64-bit Processing Yes
Thermal Specification 162.9°F (72.7°C)
Thermal Design Power 100 W
Processor Manufacturer AMD
Graphics Controller Manufacturer AMD
Graphics Controller Model HD 6550D

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
Display & Graphics  
     Graphics Controller Manufacturer: AMD
     Graphics Controller Model: HD 6550D
Environmental Conditions  
     Cooler Type: Fan Heatsink
     Thermal Specification: 162.9°F (72.7°C)
General Information  
     Brand Name: AMD
     Manufacturer: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc
     Manufacturer Part Number: AD3870WNGXBOX
     Manufacturer Website Address:
     Package Type: Retail
     Product Model: A8-3870
     Product Name: Quad-core A8-3870 3GHz Desktop Processor
     Product Series: A8
     Product Type: Processor
     Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS
     Green Compliant: Yes
     Platform Supported: PC
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 1.6" (40 mm)
     Width: 1.6" (40 mm)
Power Description  
     Input Voltage: 1.4 V DC
     Thermal Design Power: 100 W
Technical Information  
     64-bit Processing: Yes
     Clock Speed: 3 GHz
     L1 Cache: 512 KB
     L2 Cache: 4 MB
     Process Technology: 32 nm
     Processor Core: Quad-core (4 Core)
     Processor Manufacturer: AMD
     Processor Socket: Socket FM1
     Processor Technology: 3DNow! Professional
AMD64 Technology
Virtualization Technology
AMD PowerNow! Technology

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Wing Tat_Y
Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Unlocked multiplier, decent price.
Runs very hot.
Cannot really overclock it too much, otherwise it would lock, only able to overclock GPU to 760 with no CPU overclock

Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
Great price relative to performance
Lives up to expectations. Great for a PC that primarily plays multimedia. This APU can play games at low resolution. Price is great relative to performance. Haven't run into any issues (no over heating issues). I would recommend this to others and would purchase again.

Experience: 6 Months
 Verified Owner
Very cheap for a great processor
This is a great processor especially for a multimedia PC. It has great graphic capabilities that will do some decent gaming for being integrated. I haven't run into any issues with this processor.

Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
-fast for general use.
-onboard gpu
-Had problems with a msi bundle on ncix.
Got this as a replacement for my moms 9 year old Pentium 4 machine. Had problem with a bad MSI mobo for a couple of weeks, then paid a bit more of a Gigabyte one and everything worked like a charm.

Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
it overclocks
none so far
with the stock cooler can get a nice little overclock with it. with a aftermarket cooling system can get a really nice overclock currently running cpu at 3.795Ghz
and the built in video card is nice too

Experience: 1 Days
 Verified Owner
terrific value
none so far
excellent budget processor with terrific onboard video that can bu crossfired and upgraded.

Experience: 2 Days
fast iGPU and cpu
not much
Love this processor its fast and doesn't overheat if you are not over clocking. I don't like the heatsink that come with them always buy a aftermarket one for best results.

Experience: 1 Months
 Verified Owner
Outstanding Value
Good Performance
Radeon Graphics Are Excellent
None Noted
A perfect processor for high end budget builds. Picked this up in a bundle deal and built a complete machine, taxes in, for less than $350. Works great, Win 7 flys. Customer very happy with it.

Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Small Monster
non so far
The APU its good for the price and the need i have right know.

Experience: 7 Days
 Verified Owner
Great video for price
Lack of mobo options
Great CPU for its price and for a budget build. Plays some games on low-medium, which for $100 is amazing. Only issue with it is the lack of mobo options for this socket, I only found 5 FM1 mobo on ncix, unless another socket works for it in which case disregard this.

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