AMD Enhances its Desktop Processor line up with NEW A10-7890K and Athlon™ X4 880K Processors, Delivering Superior Performance, Features, and Near-Silent Operation

AMD A-series and Athlon parts offer outstanding performance and value, and include new AMD thermal solutions providing quiet functionality and improved thermal capabilities​

SUNNYVALE, Calif. 3/1/2016

AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announced new additions to its 2016 Desktop processor family, offering increasingly powerful processor options available for anyone seeking outstanding gameplay and power efficiency for their desktop PC. 

New AMD A10-7890K

Setting a new APU Standard, the new AMD A10-7890K is the fastest AMD desktop APU released to date, with 1.02 TFLOPS of theoretical compute performance4,6. This new processor has been paired with the top-of-the-line AMD Wraith Cooler to deliver a high-performance combination, enabling best-in-class online gaming5, while offering near silent operation for a premium experience. Gamers will be able to enjoy playing the most popular online and eSports games right out of the box on high settings with the new AMD A10-7890K APU, which is capable of providing smooth frame rates in some of the most popular online games like League of Legends®, DOTA2, and Counter Strike®: Global Offensive1. AMD APUs combine the power of AMD processors with the performance of discrete Radeon™ R7 class graphics in one convenient SoC, and support DirectX™ 12, OpenGL, Vulkan™, and FreeSync™ in addition to Microsoft® Xbox One™ game streaming on Windows® 10.

New AMD Athlon™ X4 880K

The new Athlon™ X4 880K is the fastest multi-core Athlon™ processor ever made, boasting a 4.2 GHz maximum turbo frequency and an unlocked clock multiplier7. Paired with the new near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution - featuring the same capable hardware and performance of the Wraith Cooler, without the illuminated shroud – this processor delivers high multi-core performance that can deliver extremely high frame rates in some of the most played and popular online games, capable of providing smooth performance at 1440p and 4K when paired with a capable graphics card.2,3

A10-7870K APU, now bundled with the new, near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution

The proven and powerful A10-7870K now comes with the new, near-silent 125W AMD thermal solution featuring the same capable hardware and performance of the Wraith Cooler, without the illuminated shroud.

New Thermal Solution:Included with:Near silent (39db):Sleek fan shroud & illuminated logo:
AMD Wraith Cooler
Wraith cooler
  • FX™ 8370 CPU
  • New A10-7890K APU



Near-silent 125W AMD Thermal Solution

AMD Thermal Solution 

  • A10-7870K APU


  • New Athlon™ X4 880K CPU

Athlon X4-880k 



Pricing and Availability

  • The new AMD A10-7890K  and Athlon™ X4 880K processors and thermal solutions, and the AMD A10-7870K with its new 125W Thermal Solution, are planned to be available for sale at the end of March 2016 at select retailers/e-tailers and participating system vendors.
  • Suggested price (SEP) as of March 1, 2016:
      • AMD A10-7890K - $164.99 USD
      • AMD A10-7870K - $139.99 USD
      • AMD Athlon™ X4 880K – $94.99 USD

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