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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.

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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 per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 16 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 2048 KB

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

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2013

CPUmark/$Price: 54.00

Overall Rank: 2411

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

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1340
Samples: 110*
*Margin for error: Low

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

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

Integer Math17,334 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,699 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting5,511 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption813.8 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression44,497 KBytes/Sec
Physics235 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,103 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,340 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of February 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-5500B APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 26th of February 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 26th of February 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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Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-5500B APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1979156 - Dec 26 2023
BL1962294 - Dec 04 2023
BL1962044 - Dec 04 2023
BL1961547 - Dec 03 2023
BL1940296 - Nov 06 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-5500B APU
As of 27th of February 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-5500B APU
AMD A10-6800K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,217 (+21.5%)
AMD A10-6700 APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,114 (+17.6%)
AMD A10-5800B APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,034 (+14.5%)
AMD A10-6790K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,070 (+15.9%)
AMD A8-5600K APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,843 (+7.3%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,597 (-1.9%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,503 (-5.5%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,462 (-7.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9400 @ 2.66GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
2,110 (-20.3%)
AMD A10-7800 APU vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,201 (+20.9%)
Intel Core i3-4160T @ 3.10GHz vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,122 (+17.9%)
AMD A8-7650K vs AMD A8-5500B APU
3,119 (+17.8%)

Is the AMD A8-5500B APU Good for Gaming?
As of 27th of February 2024 - 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 i9-14900F
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i9-14900T
Intel Core i7-14700K
AMD A8-5500B APU