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AMD - Athlon X4 860K 3.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor

( 4.6 Average / 72 Ratings )





Athlon X4 860K

Part #


Data Width




Operating Frequency

3.7 GHz

Turbo Frequency

4 GHz



L1 Cache

2 x 96 kB Instruction
4 x 16 kB Data

L2 Cache

2 x 2 MB

L3 Cache



28 nm

Thermal Design Power

95 W

Includes CPU Cooler


Simultaneous Multithreading


Integrated Graphics


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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


C4C 17 points 50 months ago
from completed build Eva - The $450 Console Killer

Very nice processor and runs great for the price. I run it O/C'd at 4.2GHz and it's smooth.

bradenfontaine 31 points 50 months ago
from completed build The Facebook and YouTube thingy

A competent quad core CPU suitable for budget gaming

AgentBlue 20 points 49 months ago
from completed build EOS

Under $75, quad-core, x64 compatible. Need I say more?

This CPU is the A10-7850K without an integrated GPU, and I must say, runs damn well. Very speedy and DTF... down to function. I can run Premier Pro without a hitch and render a full HD video within minutes. After some research, it's not too far off the FX-6300, a real big reason why I went for it. For benchmark scores, please see my completed build page.

I will state that the stock cooler is absolute rubbish. Without an OS installed, idle temps rose to 65C; I didn't measure at-load temps, but they were probably higher. The Cooler Master Hyper TX3 is a great reasonably priced cooler for this CPU.

If you want a quick CPU that won't break the bank (and are willing to buy a GPU), this is the CPU for you. Five stars.

gunfart 13 points 49 months ago
from completed build The Little Engine That Could

Best bang for the buck!

munodred 26 points 48 months ago

Cheap quad core processor for the latest FM2 chipset. A good buy right now and leaves the possibility of replacing it in the future with a better FM2 processor when AMD releases one.

Dam5968 26 points 48 months ago
from completed build All work and no play, NO WAY!!!!

OMG this thing is great! Easy to overclock and just feels so smooth. I cant say enough about it. Want to build another system with it and really see what I can get it up too.

Smiley119 7 points 48 months ago
from completed build Nyuu's UPDATE ^-^
  • Lovely lil CPU runs cool and fast
  • Currently clocked at a meager 4.0GHz (have some troubles going higher)
  • This lil guy will hold out until AMD comes out with Zen
convertedconsolegamer_92 55 points 47 months ago

Best price to performance CPU on the market. I didn't win the silicone lottery which is a bit disappointing, but I was able to get it up to 4.4 on high voltage (1.5). These chips can take 1.55v, but it is not recommended for everyday use. I settled on 4.2 at 1.45v. No L3 cache is a bummer as well, but for the money I am beyond happy, although I have to leave a star off due to my bad luck with the silicone.

Numberz123456789 22 points 47 months ago

The perfect processor for a budget build.

grizzlyman 11 points 46 months ago
from completed build Good times.

Great CPU, no complaints for a budget build.