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AMD A8-5500B APU

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

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AMD A8-5500B 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 A8-5500B APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2013

CPUmark/$Price: 53.90

Overall Rank: 2154

Last Price Change: $49.04 USD (2020-12-12)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1345
Samples: 102*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,182
Thread: 1,286

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-5500B APU

Integer Math17,510 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,707 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,610 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption801.9 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression44,798 KBytes/Sec
Physics237 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,095 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,345 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 29th of May 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-5500B APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 27th of May 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th 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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Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-5500B APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1827997 - May 27 2023
BL1827968 - May 27 2023
BL1827966 - May 27 2023
BL1802417 - Apr 24 2023
BL1765530 - Mar 10 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-5500B APU
As of 30th of May 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-5500B APU
AMD A10-6800K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,194 (+20.8%)
AMD A10-6700 APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,133 (+18.5%)
AMD A10-5800B APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,004 (+13.7%)
Intel Core i3-4130 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,314 (+25.4%)
AMD A10-6790K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,069 (+16.1%)
AMD A10-5800K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,957 (+11.9%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,821 (+6.7%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,581 (-2.3%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,480 (-6.2%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,443 (-7.6%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550 @ 2.83GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,322 (-12.2%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,098 (-20.6%)

Is the AMD A8-5500B APU Good for Gaming?
As of 30th 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 A8-5500B APU