The A8-3820 is a 4 core CPU from AMD. This chip has an average overall score at 12% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is an average processor for gaming, with a score of 22%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the A8-3820 scores 9% and 9% respectively. Indeed, this is a bad rating for very heavy workloads.
The A8-3820 has 4 cores and 4 threads. This chip has no simultaneous multithreading support, as it has the same number of cores as threads.
Power and thermals for the AMD A8-3820 CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.
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