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AMD A8-5600K APU vs Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz

The values for the CPUs below are determined from thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and are updated daily.

  • The first section will show basic information for each CPU selected.
  • The additional graphs shows the CPU Mark and Single Thread values of each CPU selected.
  • An accompany graph, if price data is available, will shows the value for money, in terms of the CPU Mark/Thread Rating per dollar.
  • The last section will show approximate yearly running costs for the CPUs.
×AMD A8-5600K APU×Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz+ ADD
Price $69.01 - BUY $54.44 - BUY
Socket TypeFM2LGA775
CPU ClassDesktopDesktop
Clockspeed3.6 GHz3.0 GHz
Turbo SpeedUp to 3.9 GHzNot Supported
# of Physical Cores4 (in 4 physical modules)4 (Threads: 4)
CacheL1: 320KB, L2: 8.0MB, L1: 256KB, L2: 12.0MB, L3: 0MB
Max TDP100W95W
Yearly Running Cost$18.25$17.34
Other
First Seen on ChartQ4 2012Q4 2008
# of Samples10471667
CPU Value40.844.7
Single Thread Rating(% diff. to max in group)1419(0.0%)1289(-9.1%)
CPU Mark(% diff. to max in group)2813(0.0%)2434(-13.5%)

CPU Mark Rating
As of 3rd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD A8-5600K APU
2,813
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
2,434
CPU Value (CPU Mark / $Price)
As of 3rd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better value
AMD A8-5600K APU
40.8
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
44.7
CPU Single Thread Rating
As of 3rd of February 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
AMD A8-5600K APU
1,419
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
1,289

Estimated Energy Usage Cost
Estimated Energy Adjustable Values
Average hours of use per dayAverage CPU Utilization (0-100%)1Power cost, $ per kWh2
1Average user usage is typically low and can vary from task to task. An estimate load 25% is nominal.
2Typical power costs vary around the world. Check your last power bill for details. Values of $0.15 to $0.45 per kWh are typical.
AMD A8-5600K APUIntel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz
Max TDP100W95W
Power consumption per day (kWh)NANA
Running cost per dayNANA
Power consumption per year (kWh)NANA
Running cost per yearNANA
Shown CPU power usage is based on linear interpolation of Max TDP (i.e. max load). Actual CPU power profile may vary.