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AMD A8-3820 APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A8-3820 APU can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD A8-3820 APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A8-3820 APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM1

Clockspeed: 2.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 2.8 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 1024 KB

Other names: AMD A8-3820 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 48.36

Overall Rank:
2798th fastest in multithreading out of 4755 CPUs
2845th fastest in single threading out of 4755 CPUs
835th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $44.95 USD (2020-03-22)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 137*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,941
Thread: 875

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-3820 APU

Integer Math6,507 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,047 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,808 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption563.5 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression46,862 KBytes/Sec
Physics203 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,136 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,131 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-3820 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-3820 APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1995093 - Jan 12 2024
BL1947184 - Nov 15 2023
BL1925095 - Oct 15 2023
BL1924890 - Oct 15 2023
BL1770332 - Mar 15 2023
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Popular comparisons for AMD A8-3820 APU
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-3820 APU
Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,264 (+4.1%)
AMD A6-3670 APU vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,171 (-0.1%)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
1,852 (-14.8%)
AMD Athlon II X4 640 vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,241 (+3.1%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,472 (+13.7%)
Intel Core i3-3250 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,441 (+12.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,343 (+7.8%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,342 (+7.7%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.50GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
1,972 (-9.3%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
1,814 (-16.6%)
AMD A8-5500B APU vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,616 (+20.3%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9500 @ 2.83GHz vs AMD A8-3820 APU
2,224 (+2.3%)

Is the AMD A8-3820 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-13790F
AMD A8-3820 APU