This is our first use of Futuremark PCMark 7 for a processor review. PCMark 7 which is specifically designed for Windows 7. It measures the performance of the latest PC hardware across a variety of common scenarios. PCMark Vantage 7 supports both system level and component level benchmarking and comprises several different test suites but for the purposes of this review, we employed the secondary storage suite. The nice thing about it is that you can submit your scores online and compare against others.
AMD A8-3650 APU PCMark 7 Results:
Intel Core i3-2105 Processor PCMark 7 Results:
Benchmark Results: PCMark 7 shows that the AMD A8-3850 and A6-3650 A-Series APU’s are roughly 250 PCMarks apart in performance and scoring behind the second generation Intel Core ‘Sandy Bridge’ processors.