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[WCCF]AMD A8-3870 Black Edition (ES) Unveiled and Tested

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We’ve already heard about the replacement for AMD’s current Flagship Llano CPU “A8-3850″ which would arrive later in Q4 2011. The Llano A8-3870 Black Edition which would become the Flagship of AMD’s Llano Lineup would feature an Unlocked multiplier which would allow overclocking and would also come with a Radeon HD embedded IGP for display.


Supported by the FM1 Socket boards, The A8-3870 (Quad Core) would feature a stock clock speed of 3.1Ghz and 100W TDP design. The embedded Radeon HD6550D IGP would come with 400 Shader Processors clocked at 600Mhz frequency, 1866Mhz+ DDR3 Memory would be supported by the chip.

Chew, A member over at Xtremesystems forums seems to have gotten his hands on a Engineering Sample of the A8-3870 chip. Since its the only Llano APU with an unlocked multiplier, the guy has posted tons of CPU/GPU benchmark results over at the forums.
  • 3D Mark 05: 21101 3D Marks
  • 3D Mark 06: 11822 3D Marks
  • 3D Mark Vantage: 7386 3D Marks (CPU Score: 13836)
  • 3D Mark 11: 1930 3D Marks (Performance Preset)
  • WPrime 32M (4.2Ghz 42 x 100.0Mhz): 9.406 sec

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lol, the mobile procs have unlocked multis, the guys on NBR are running loose on that
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Mmm, I dunno, That CPU-Z info doesn't seem very legit.
But thanks for postin specs! +rep
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To me it looks pretty legit. I think for a entry level chip, its really good. Great for the gamer I like the unlocked Multi, lol.
   
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post #5 of 19
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Originally Posted by AMDrocks View Post
Mmm, I dunno, That CPU-Z info doesn't seem very legit.
But thanks for postin specs! +rep
Did you even look at the source?
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wont be long till a dell mini out benches your gaming rig,lol.
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Does cpu-z still show incorrect voltage for Llano chips?
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post #8 of 19
Original source (thread) with more results, since WCCF only link to the XS forum root.

These are most certainly legit, chew* is a very well known overclocker, not some unknown fraud like that BD ES guy. He has an OCN account too, I believe.
 
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post #9 of 19
glad to see he hasn't hung up his dewar!
Edited by MightyMission - 8/1/11 at 4:32am
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post #10 of 19
Man i hope this puts AMD back on top for gamers, i would feel bad buying a intel processor for my gaming rig...anything but an i7 sounds so, mainstream...
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