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AMD A8-5500 APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A8-5500 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 A8-5500 APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A8-5500 APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM2

Clockspeed: 3.2 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.7 GHz

Cores: 4 (in 2 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 65 W

Cache Size: L1: 320 KB, L2: 8.0 MB,

Other names: AMD A8-5500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 43.78

Overall Rank: 2176

Last Price Change: $58.95 USD (2020-06-17)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1322
Samples: 926*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,048
Thread: 1,266

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-5500 APU

Integer Math17,475 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,666 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,443 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption772.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression43,378 KBytes/Sec
Physics235 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,066 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,322 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 28th of May 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-5500 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of May 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 A8-5500 APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1822926 - May 20 2023
BL1808871 - May 02 2023
BL1790883 - Apr 09 2023
BL1787962 - Apr 06 2023
BL5035721 - Mar 31 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-5500 APU
As of 29th of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-5500 APU
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,820 (+9.2%)
AMD A10-5700 APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,738 (+6.1%)
AMD A8-3870K APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,307 (-10.6%)
AMD A8-3820 APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,164 (-16.2%)
AMD A6-3670 APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,155 (-16.5%)
AMD A10-6800K APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
3,194 (+23.7%)
AMD A8-5500B APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,643 (+2.4%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,480 (-3.9%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,443 (-5.4%)
AMD A8-3850 APU vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,348 (-9.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,322 (-10.0%)
Intel Core i3-3240 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-5500 APU
2,308 (-10.6%)

Is the AMD A8-5500 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 29th of May 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
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900T
Intel Core i7-13700K
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X
Intel Core i5-13600K
Intel Core i5-13600KF
AMD A8-5500 APU