A recent specs listing on Biostar's website details the Athlon X4 880K, successor to the 760K & $75 860K CPU, as being a 4.0GHz, quad-core CPU with 4MB of L2 Cache. The CPU employs the refreshed Kaveri architecture, known internally to AMD as “Godavari.” Compared vs. the X4 860K, the new 880K is 0.3GHz faster (base) at the same 95W TDP. Both CPUs are FM2+ socketed chips.
See the specs below.
AMD APU & CPU Specs Comparison
|Athlon X4 880K||4||4.0GHz||95W||FM2+||TBD|
|Athlon X4 870K||4||3.9GHz||95W||FM2+||TBD|
|Athlon X4 860K||4||3.7GHz||95W||FM2+||$75|
As for the A10-7890K APU, the quad-core chip runs at 4.1GHz base against the 7870K's 3.9GHz, which refreshed the 7850K's 3.7GHz core clock. If nothing else, AMD has consistently pushed small frequency gains out of its recent product refreshes.
We have not yet received release date or price information for the X4 880K CPU, A10-7890K, or new A8-7690K APUs.
- Steve "Lelldorianx" Burke.