AMD A8-3870K Review

Written by Antony Leather

February 6, 2012 | 08:17

Tags: #apu #comparative #cpu #f1 #gpu #llano #onboard-graphics #overclocking #performance #processor

Companies: #amd #hudson #intel

Testing

We used an ASRock A75 Pro4 to test the A8-3870K, which is based on AMD's A75 chipset. Meanwhile, our LGA1155 test board was the similarly priced Asus P8H67-M, which is a micro-ATX motherboard based on the H67 chipset.

AMD A8-3870K Review AMD A8-3870K Test Setup

Test Setup

Software

Below is a list of the applications we've used for our testing:
We've used Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, as this is the most flexible and reliable 64-bit OS for testing the applications above.

Test Hardware

  • 2TB Western Digital Caviar Black hard disk
  • PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750W PSU
  • ASRock A75 Pro4 motherboard
  • 4GB (2x 2GB) Corsair 1,600MHz DDR3 memory (CL9)
  • Titan Fenrir TTC-NK85TZ CPU cooler

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