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AMD A6-6420K APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A6-6420K 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.
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Is the AMD A6-6420K APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A6-6420K APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM2

Clockspeed: 4.0 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.2 GHz

Cores: 2 (in 2 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 2 x 16 KB
L1 Data Cache: 2 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 2 x 1024 KB

Other names: AMD A6-6420K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2014

CPUmark/$Price: 10.51

Overall Rank: 3086

Last Price Change: $149.99 USD (2018-08-16)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1553
Samples: 45*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,573
Thread: 1,487

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A6-6420K APU

Integer Math10,383 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,630 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers6 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,496 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption473.7 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression27,631 KBytes/Sec
Physics153 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions648 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,553 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A6-6420K APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 14th of April 2024

Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 14th of April 2024.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A6-6420K APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1938604 - Nov 03 2023
BL1792858 - Apr 12 2023
BL1790534 - Apr 09 2023
BL1769313 - Mar 14 2023
BL1264162 - Jul 05 2020
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A6-6420K APU
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A6-6420K APU
Intel Pentium G3420T @ 2.70GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,912 (+21.3%)
Intel Pentium G2030T @ 2.60GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,581 (+0.4%)
Intel Pentium G3440 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
2,224 (+41.1%)
Intel Celeron J4005 @ 2.00GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,588 (+0.8%)
AMD Phenom II X2 565 vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,442 (-8.5%)
AMD A4-4020 APU vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,268 (-19.5%)
Intel Pentium G3260 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
2,088 (+32.5%)
Intel Pentium G3240 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,938 (+23.0%)
Intel Pentium G3220 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,892 (+20.1%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q8300 @ 2.50GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,883 (+19.5%)
AMD Athlon 5350 APU vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,783 (+13.1%)
Intel Celeron G1840 @ 2.80GHz vs AMD A6-6420K APU
1,768 (+12.2%)

Is the AMD A6-6420K APU Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 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
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
AMD A6-6420K APU