AMD A6 3670K 

Released December, 2011
  • 2.7 GHz
  • Quad core
  • Unlocked
7.3 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A6 3670K among desktop CPUs (over 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A6 3670K
5.3
A8 3870K
5.1
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A6 3670K
5.0
A8 3870K
5.2
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A6 3670K
6.2
A8 3870K
7.3
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

A6 3670K
n.d.
A8 3870K
7.3
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

A6 3670K
7.3
A8 3870K
7.7
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A6 3670K
n.d.
A8 3870K
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.3

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

A6 3670K
7.3
A8 3870K
7.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A6 3670K

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A6 3670K
2,547
A8 3870K
2,346

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A6 3670K
1,740
A8 3870K
2,532

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A6 3670K
3,878
A8 3870K
4,726

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 3670K
5,104
A8 3870K
5,602

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 3670K
1,454
A8 3870K
1,597

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 3670K
113,200 MB/s
Phenom II X4 965
137,800 MB/s
A8 3870K
126,200 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A6 3670K
3,247
A8 3870K
3,622

PassMark (Single Core)

A6 3670K
941
A8 3870K
1,032

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed None
Cores Quad core
Is unlocked Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. 3DNow!
  2. AMD-V
  3. AMD64
  4. MMX
  5. SSE
  6. SSE2
  7. SSE3
  8. SSE4a
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 6530D
Latest DirectX 11.0
Number of displays supported 2
GPU clock speed 443 MHz
Turbo clock speed 658 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 1,178,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 228 mm²
Voltage range 0.45 - 1.41V
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.7°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 4
Overclocked clock speed 3.42 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.59 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.42 GHz

power consumption

TDP 100W
Annual home energy cost 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 1.74 pt/W
Typical power consumption 81.25W
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