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AMD A6-3500 APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A6-3500 APU can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD A6-3500 APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A6-3500 APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM1

Clockspeed: 2.1 GHz

Turbo Speed: 2.4 GHz

Cores: 3 Threads: 3

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 384 KB, L2: 3.0 MB,

Other names: AMD A6-3500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 18.30

Overall Rank: 3042

Last Price Change: $74.93 USD (2022-03-08)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 951
Samples: 271*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,955
Thread: 725

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A6-3500 APU

Integer Math3,978 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,992 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,659 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption345.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression29,713 KBytes/Sec
Physics151 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions720 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread951 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of September 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A6-3500 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 19th of September 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of September 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A6-3500 APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1831562 - Jun 02 2023
BL1798669 - Apr 19 2023
BL1747485 - Feb 17 2023
BL1696886 - Dec 16 2022
BL1680913 - Nov 27 2022
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A6-3500 APU
As of 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A6-3500 APU
Intel Core i3-2120T @ 2.60GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,532 (+11.7%)
Intel Pentium G860 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,466 (+6.9%)
Intel Pentium G645 @ 2.90GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,367 (-0.3%)
Intel Pentium G840 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,238 (-9.7%)
Intel Celeron G530 @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,117 (-18.5%)
AMD A4-3400 APU vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,078 (-21.4%)
AMD Athlon II X3 415e vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,441 (+5.1%)
Intel Celeron G555 @ 2.70GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,268 (-7.5%)
Intel Pentium G640T @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,139 (-16.9%)
Intel Pentium G630T @ 2.30GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,090 (-20.5%)
AMD Phenom II X3 720 vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,554 (+13.3%)
AMD Athlon II X3 425 vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,551 (+13.1%)

Is the AMD A6-3500 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 24th of September 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900
Intel Core i9-13900F
Intel Core i7-13700K
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
AMD A6-3500 APU