The A8-3850 is the on the top of the AMD charts for their Llano lineup. The 3850 features quad cores with a CPU clock set at 2.9 GHz. There is 4MB of onboard L2 cache and the TDP is rated at 100W. This chip comes with the Radeon HD 6550D which has the top 400 stream cores, 5 SIMDs, 20 texture units, 2 render back ends, 32 Z/Stencil ROPs, 8 color ROPs, a GPU clock set at 600 MHz, and a peak compute of 480 GFLOPS. There is support for dual graphics also and a max DDR3 memory speed of 1866. This chip doesn`t contain the AMD Turbo Core feature."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips