Today we are taking a look at a A8-3850 CPU from AMD, this cpu runs on the FM1 socket and seems to be well suited for surfing the computer, lighter games, or even a HTPC setup.
Lets find out what type of performance we can get out of this compared to the more expensive A8-3870 CPU that we reviewed earlier.
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Radeon™ Brand HD 6550D
CPU Clock Speed 2.9GHz
CPU Cores on Die 4 cores
Total L2 Cache 4MB
Radeon™ Cores on Die1 400
GPU Clock Speed 600 MHz
DIRECTX® Version 11
DDR3 Speed 1866
This CPU is no different that most of the ones you get from AMD, we got the tray version which means we get the unit in this little green tray.
You can read on top of the the CPU which model is it more exact, lets get on with the testing.
AMD A8-3850 CPU
MSI A75MA-G55 Motherboard
Patriort TorqX SSD
Sapphire 7770 GPU
A-Data 4GB DDR3
Testing is done with the following software, Sisoft Sandra 2012, Pcmark7 and SuperPi. Overclocking is done by tweaking in bios.
Sisoft Sandra 2012, Cpu Arithmetic:
The CPU Arithmetic benchmarks the arithmetic and floating point performance of the processor.
Here we see that the the 3870 is faster due to its higher score in this test.