AMD A10-7870K: specs and benchmarks

AMD A10-7870K

Summary

AMD started AMD A10-7870K sales 28 May 2015 at a recommended price of $120. This is Godaveri 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 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is 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 4.44 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

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)
7.45
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Godaveri
 
Release date
28 May 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$120
 
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
 
Base frequency
3.9 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
4.1 GHz
 
L1 cache
256 KB
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
4096 KB
 
of 8192 (Opteron 3380)
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Die size
246 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
72 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
74 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
1,178 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
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
 
Socket
FM2+
 
Power consumption (TDP)
95 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

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
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)
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

4.44

Passmark

3612

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 i3-4330, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

User rating

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