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Front view of AMD Phenom X3 8850

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AMD Phenom X3 8850

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CPUBoss is not aware of any important advantages of the Phenom X3 8850 vs the A10 7850K.

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Much higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 2.5 GHz Around 50% higher clock speed
Much newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 65 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Has a built-in GPU Yes vs No Somewhat common; A separate graphics adapter is not required
Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 77.19W More than 30% lower typical power consumption
Higher Maximum operating temperature 72.4 °C vs 71 °C Almost the same
Newer Jan, 2014 vs Oct, 2008 Release date over 5 years later
Significantly lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 22.89 $/year More than 30% lower annual home energy cost
Significantly lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 83.22 $/year More than 30% lower annual commercial energy cost

Benchmarks Real world tests of Phenom X3 8850 vs A10 7850K

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PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Phenom X3 8850  vs
A10 7850K 
Clock speed 2.5 GHz 3.7 GHz
Cores Tri core Quad core
Socket type
AM2+
FM2+
Is unlocked Yes Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
3DNow!
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

details

Phenom X3 8850  vs
A10 7850K 
Architecture x86-64 x86-64
Threads 3 4
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.67 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 65 nm 28 nm
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 71°C Unknown - 72.4°C

integrated graphics

GPU None GPU
Label N/A Radeon™ R7 Series
Latest DirectX N/A 11.0

power consumption

TDP 95W 65W
Annual home energy cost 22.89 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 83.22 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.23 pt/W 9.84 pt/W
Typical power consumption 77.19W 52.81W
AMD Phenom X3 8850
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