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Front view of AMD PRO A A10 6th Gen PRO A10-8850B

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AMD PRO A A10 6th Gen PRO A10-8850B

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Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 77.19W vs 159.66W 2.1x lower typical power consumption
Much better performance per watt 7.02 pt/W vs 5.83 pt/W More than 20% better performance per watt
Much lower annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year vs 56.1 $/year 2.5x lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year vs 159.62 $/year Around 50% lower annual commercial energy cost
Front view of AMD FX 8350

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Much higher clock speed 4 GHz vs 3.9 GHz Around 5% higher clock speed
Much higher turbo clock speed 4.2 GHz vs 4.1 GHz Almost the same
Much more l2 cache 8 MB vs 4 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
More cores 8 vs 4 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.73 GHz vs 3.9 GHz More than 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 8.79 GHz vs 3.9 GHz More than 2.2x better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Features Key features of the PRO A A10 6th Gen PRO A10-8850B  vs FX 8350 

clock speed

turbo clock speed

overclocked clock speed (air)

overclocked clock speed (water)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

PRO A A10 6th Gen PRO A10-8850B  vs
FX 8350 
Clock speed 3.9 GHz 4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4.1 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores Quad core Octa core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
ABM
BMI1
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

power consumption

TDP 95W 125W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 56.1 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 159.62 $/year
Performance per watt 7.02 pt/W 5.83 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 159.66W

details

PRO A A10 6th Gen PRO A10-8850B  vs
FX 8350 
Threads 4 8
L2 cache 4 MB 8 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache None 8 MB
Manufacture process 28 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 72.4°C Unknown - 61°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.9 GHz 4.73 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.9 GHz 8.79 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.9 GHz 4.73 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU None
Label Radeon™ R7 N/A
Latest DirectX 12.0 N/A
GPU clock speed 800 MHz N/A

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1866
AMD PRO A A10 6th Gen PRO A10-8850B
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