Average Bench: 37.1% (579th of 1206)

Based on 3,784 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00300F10 Model: AMD A8-3870 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 27%Average: 37.1% Great: 43%
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD A8-3870 APU averaged 62.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 55.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 111Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-3870 APU is just 16.6%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD A8-3870 APU performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 214Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 212Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,784 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.5 1-Core 55.8 63.3
81.6 2-Core 111 127
39.2% 83.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
132 4-Core 209 248
148 8-Core 212 250
28.7% 210 Pts
Min Avg Max
152 64-Core 214 250
14.4% 214 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63
2-Core 104
40% 83.6 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 250
34% 251 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 116
40% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.8
2-Core 115
40% 85.9 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 224
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 56.6
2-Core 114
40% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 202
8-Core 183
27% 193 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
FM1 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57
2-Core 113
40% 85.1 Pts
4-Core 192
8-Core 182
26% 187 Pts
64-Core 221
15% 221 Pts
FM1 , 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 26.8
2-Core 49.9
18% 38.3 Pts
4-Core 67.7
8-Core 81.5
10% 74.6 Pts
64-Core 83
6% 83 Pts
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Typical A8-3870 APU Builds (Compare 362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus F1A75-V PRO - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $235

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