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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?

This is a fairly old CPU that is no longer competitive with newer CPUs.

AMD A8-5600K APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 (in 4 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 100 W

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

Other names: AMD A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 40.85

Overall Rank: 1859

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

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1422
Samples: 1042*
*Margin for error: Low

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

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

Integer Math19,059 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,976 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption842.4 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression46.9 MBytes/Sec
Physics249 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,186 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,422 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 27th of November 2022.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-5600K APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 24th of November 2022
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 24th of November 2022.
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

Popular comparisons for AMD A8-5600K APU
As of 27th of November 2022 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-5600K APU
AMD A10-5700 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,745 (-2.6%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,565 (-9.0%)
Intel Core i3-3250 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,405 (-14.7%)
Intel Core i3-3210 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,141 (-24.0%)
Intel Core i3-4150 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,354 (+19.0%)
Intel Pentium G4560 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,516 (+24.7%)
Intel Core i3-4130 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,304 (+17.2%)
AMD A10-6800K APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,173 (+12.6%)
AMD A10-5800K APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,961 (+5.0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,580 (-8.5%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,430 (-13.8%)
AMD A8-3870K APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,310 (-18.1%)