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AMD A8-6500B APU

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AMD A8-6500B APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM2

Clockspeed: 3.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 4.1 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 A8-6500B APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q2 2014

CPUmark/$Price: 57.17

Overall Rank:
2443rd fastest in multithreading out of 4761 CPUs
2188th fastest in single threading out of 4761 CPUs
729th fastest in out of 1368 Desktop CPUs

Last Price Change: $49.95 USD (2020-05-09)

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 62*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,677
Thread: 1,475

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-6500B APU

Integer Math19,406 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math5,275 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers10 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,057 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption883.2 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression47,937 KBytes/Sec
Physics229 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,194 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,488 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 19th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-6500B APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 17th of July 2024

Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 17th of July 2024.

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Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-6500B APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1860735 - Jul 14 2023
BL1736487 - Feb 03 2023
BL1639084 - Sep 30 2022
BL1594374 - Jul 12 2022
BL1568018 - May 19 2022
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-6500B APU
As of 19th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-6500B APU
Intel Core i3-4160 @ 3.60GHz vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,516 (+23.1%)
Intel Core i3-4150 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,393 (+18.8%)
Intel Core i3-4160T @ 3.10GHz vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,116 (+9.1%)
AMD A10-6790K APU vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,071 (+7.5%)
Intel Core i3-4130 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,310 (+15.9%)
AMD FX-4200 Quad-Core vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,119 (+9.2%)
Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A8-6500B APU
2,264 (-20.7%)
AMD Athlon X4 860K vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,428 (+20.0%)
AMD A8-7600 APU vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,218 (+12.7%)
AMD A10-6800K APU vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,205 (+12.2%)
AMD A8-7650K vs AMD A8-6500B APU
3,129 (+9.6%)
Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz vs AMD A8-6500B APU
2,536 (-11.2%)

Is the AMD A8-6500B APU Good for Gaming?
As of 19th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
Intel Core i7-14700KF
AMD A8-6500B APU