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AMD A8-5600K APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A8-5600K 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 A8-5600K APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A8-5600K APU

Description:

Class: Desktop

Socket: FM2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 (in 4 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 100 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 A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 41.34

Overall Rank: 2423

Last Price Change: $69.01 USD (2022-08-25)

Average CPU Mark
rating
2853

Single Thread Rating: 1430
Samples: 1088*
*Margin for error: Low



PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,517
Thread: 1,385

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-5600K APU

Integer Math18,910 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,972 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,071 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption868.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression48,299 KBytes/Sec
Physics251 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,205 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,430 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of June 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-5600K APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 16th of June 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 16th of June 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

MerchantPricePurchase
Amazon.com$69.01 USDBuy Now!
NewEgg.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
BestBuy.comNACPU Not Available. See Other Models
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Pricing History


Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-5600K APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL2118182 - Jun 07 2024
3107
BL2104150 - May 18 2024
3093
BL2082794 - Apr 20 2024
3224
BL2073929 - Apr 09 2024
3464
BL2062563 - Mar 27 2024
2981
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-5600K APU
As of 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-5600K APU
2,853
Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,262 (-20.7%)
AMD A10-5700 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,734 (-4.2%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,603 (-8.8%)
Intel Core i3-3250 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,441 (-14.4%)
Intel Core i3-3210 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,220 (-22.2%)
Intel Core i3-3245 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,379 (-16.6%)
Intel Pentium G4560 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,532 (+23.8%)
Intel Core i3-4130 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,309 (+16.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,623 (-8.1%)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,536 (-11.1%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,511 (-12.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,470 (-13.4%)

Is the AMD A8-5600K APU Good for Gaming?
As of 16th of June 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
9,426
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
9,276
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
9,046
Intel Core i9-13900KS
8,550
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
8,394
Intel Core i9-14900K
8,137
Intel Core i9-14900KF
8,011
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
7,884
Intel Core i9-13900K
7,791
Intel Core i7-14700K
7,543
Intel Core i7-13790F
7,532
Intel Core i7-14700KF
7,523
AMD A8-5600K APU
316