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Q: I have an AMD A8-3870K microprocessor. Is it possible to upgrade it?
A: No. This is the fastest processor for Socket FM1.
Sorry, overclocking information is not available at this time.
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AMD drops prices of Athlon II and A-Series processors
Nov 06, 2012
: Last month DigiTimes reported on upcoming price reductions of
older generation of AMD APUs. According to their sources, AMD was
going to reduce prices of socket FM1 processors by as much as 35%.
Yesterday AMD updated their official price list, and posted new prices
of A-Series microprocessors, however the cuts were not as big as
AMD to drop prices, launch FX-4130 CPU on August 27
Aug 24, 2012
: AMD today updated A-Series, FX-Series and Phenom II pricing pages,
lowering prices on full range of "Llano" APUs, and high performance
K10 and "Bulldozer" CPUs. The pages shows effective date August
27, which suggests that the price drops will happen next Monday.
Overall, the prices were cut by 1% - 23%.
AMD cuts prices on A-Series APUs and FX CPUs
Apr 27, 2012
: A few days after announcement of Intel's Ivy Bridge
micro-architecture, many news sites reported
retailers slashed prices of FX-8150 processors by 15% - 20%, and
suggested that AMD may have dropped the prices of other processors as
well. Today AMD published new pricelist, confirming price drop for the
FX-8150 model. The company also cut prices of six- and quad-core
FX-Series chips, and for all microprocessors from A-Series.
A6-3670K and A8-3870K surfaced in AMD product database
Dec 20, 2011
: Last Friday Turkish site Donanimhaber published a few slides, one
of which revealed release date and official prices of A6-3670K and
A8-3870K Accelerated Processing Units (APUs). Two processors will be
launched on December 26, priced at $115 for A6 model, and $135 for A8
model. AMD today added specifications of these processors to
product database, thus confirming imminent release of both
Release date and prices of A6-3670K and A8-3870K CPUs
Dec 16, 2011
: On December 5, we published preliminary details of AMDs Llano A6-3670K, A8-3820 and A8-3870K APUs. Turkish site Donanimhaber have now published the release dates and initial pricing for A8-3870K and A6-3670K, as well as revealing more information about the A8-3820.
AMD A8-3870K and A6-3670K are available for pre-order
Dec 05, 2011
: This year AMD released a handful of A- and E-Series "Llano"
32nm processors with integrated graphics unit. According to X-bit
labs, a few additional Llano models will be launched in January 2012,
including A4-3420, A6-3620 and A8-3820, which are slightly faster
versions of A4-3400, A6-3600 and
A8-3800. There will be also two products with
unlocked clock multiplier, A6-3670K and A8-3870K. Last two CPUs
now available for pre-order in US.
Bits and pieces: Mobile Celerons discontinued, Llano specifications
Sep 02, 2011
: Yesterday Intel published Product Change Notification (PCN),
notifying its customers of upcoming discontinuation of several mobile
Celerons. End-of-Line date, or last order date, for mainstream
Celeron 900, T3300 and P4500, as well as ultra low voltage 743, is
February 29, 2012.