AMD A10-7870K: specs and benchmarks

AMD A10-7870K

Summary

AMD started A10-7870K sales on May 2015 at a recommended price of $120. This is Kaveri architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 28nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 4100 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FM2+ processor with a TDP of 95 Watt and a maximum temperature of 74 °C. It supports DDR3-2133 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 18.78 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-9980XE.

General info

Of A10-7870K processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
6.44
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Kaveri
 
Release date
May 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$120
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
$250
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

A10-7870K's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A10-7870K's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
4.1 GHz
 
of 5
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 768
L2 cache
4096 KB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 7
Die size
246 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
of 105
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
74 °C
 
of 105
Transistor count
1178 million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 
Unlocked
+
 

Compatibility

Information on A10-7870K compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
of 8
Socket
FM2+
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A10-7870K. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
FMA4
 
AVX
AVX
 
FRTC
+
 
FreeSync
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
DualGraphics
+
 
TrueAudio
+
 
PowerNow
+
 
PowerGating
+
 
Out-of-band client management
+
 
VirusProtect
+
 
HSA
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A10-7870K are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
IOMMU 2.0
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A10-7870K.
Supported memory types
DDR3-2133
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A10-7870K.
Integrated graphics
 
iGPU core count
8
 
Number of pipelines
512
 
Enduro
+
 
Switchable graphics
+
 
UVD
+
 
VCE
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A10-7870K's integrated GPU.
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A10-7870K's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
Vulkan
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of A10-7870K's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A10-7870K. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

18.78

Passmark

5469

3DMark Fire Strike Physics

4180

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A10-7870K is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall A10-7870K performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A10-7870K from Intel is Core i3-4360, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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