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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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 3 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 3 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 3 x 1024 KB

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q3 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 23.53

Overall Rank:
3295th fastest in multithreading out of 4757 CPUs
3201st fastest in single threading out of 4757 CPUs
1019th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $60.23 USD (2024-05-07)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 276*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,955
Thread: 725

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A6-3500 APU

Integer Math4,055 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,005 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,739 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption362.1 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression30,326 KBytes/Sec
Physics153 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions759 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread964 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A6-3500 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 11th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 11th of July 2024.
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
BL2040236 - Mar 03 2024
BL2039161 - Mar 02 2024
BL2039013 - Mar 01 2024
BL1953127 - Nov 23 2023
BL1952436 - Nov 22 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A6-3500 APU
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A6-3500 APU
Intel Core i3-2120T @ 2.60GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,520 (+7.3%)
Intel Pentium G860 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,459 (+3.0%)
Intel Pentium G645 @ 2.90GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,415 (-0.1%)
Intel Pentium G840 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,253 (-11.5%)
Intel Pentium E5800 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,171 (-17.3%)
Intel Pentium G2030 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,749 (+23.4%)
Intel Core i3-540 @ 3.07GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,536 (+8.4%)
AMD Athlon II X3 415e vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,441 (+1.7%)
AMD Phenom II X2 B59 vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,431 (+1.0%)
Intel Celeron G555 @ 2.70GHz vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,388 (-2.1%)
AMD Athlon II X3 425 vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,576 (+11.3%)
AMD Phenom II X3 720 vs AMD A6-3500 APU
1,554 (+9.7%)

Is the AMD A6-3500 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-13790F
AMD A6-3500 APU