Solved Temperature A8-3870K vs A6-3650 Tags: CPUs Temperature Last response: July 2, 2012 12:44 AM in CPUs Share ungovernable July 1, 2012 3:06:53 AM I'm rebuilding my APU HTPC. I was using an A6-3650 and i am very satisfacted about the temperature. It always stay very cool. I am going to replace it with an A8-3870K and i want to know if this CPU is known to have higher temperature compared to the A6-3650 Thanks ! Edit: i already have an aftermarket scythe 120mm cpu fan More about : temperature 3870k 3650 ungovernable July 1, 2012 9:15:09 PM Help ? Best solution Sadtrial July 1, 2012 10:37:11 PM This site says that "Under stress with a cheap heatpipe cooler you are looking at 40 to 50 Degrees C on the APU." http://www.guru3d.com/article/amd-a8-3870k-review/8 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ungovernable July 2, 2012 12:44:17 AM Best answer selected by ungovernable. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumI3-2100 vs FX-4100 vs A8-3870K budget office build? ForumAMD Piledriver rumours ... and expert conjecture ForumPC upgrade help ForumPlease advise re: DIY kits at Newegg or tiger direct Forum$300 Great Budget PC ForumNeed to value-engineer HTPC build ForumNew BUDGET Build ($350) ForumA8 3870k overclocking pls help ForumWill this PSU be enough ? ForumDecent for a first build? Forum$450 budget gaming PC ForumBuilding "Budget" PC ForumPSU Help ForumCPU temperature Forum[Solved] CPU fan has no effect on temperature. thermal paste messed up? ForumHelp reading CPU temperature ForumAbsolute minimum CPU temperature Forum[Solved] AMD A6-3500 or A6-3650 Forum[Solved] How do I adjust the temperature at which my PC will shutdown at ForumThis normal temperature while running Prime95 More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !