AMD A8-3870K and A6-3670K Unlocked APUs to Launch December 26th

👤by Tony Le Bourne Comments 📅15.12.2011 15:53:13

The A8-3870K and A6-3670K black edition APUs for the FM1 socket will feature unlocked multiplier for easy overclocking are set to launch on the 26th December. Offering discrete level integrated graphics supporting DX11 and four x64-86 cores with 1 MB dedicated L2 cache per core, integrated memory controller supporting 1866MHz dual channel RAM and supports CrossfireX *with compatible graphics card.

The A8-3870K will have a base speed of 3.0GHz and an integrated HD 6550D with 400 Radeon cores at a base clock of 600MHz.
The A6-3670K will have a base speed of 2.7GHz and an integrated HD 6530D with 320 Radeon cores at a base clock of 433MHz


A slide from AMD detailing information on the Black Edition A-series APUs.


Performance comparisons showing the A8-3870K and A6-3670K vs Intel i3 2120.


While the chart shows that comparible performance between the AMD APUs and the Intel i3-2120, they clearly show the benefits of the superior graphics technology.

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