AMD A10-5800K vs AMD A8-6600K

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AMD A10-5800K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-6600K
AMD A10-5800K AMD A8-6600K

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD A10-5800K and the AMD A8-6600K and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD A10-5800K 4 core processor released in Q3/2012 with the AMD A8-6600K which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2013.
AMD A (112) Family AMD A (112)
AMD A10-5000 (2) CPU group AMD A8-6000 (4)
2 Generation 3
Trinity (Piledriver) Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A10-5800K is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.80 GHz (4.20 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD A8-6600K clocks with 3.90 GHz (4.20 GHz), has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

AMD A10-5800K Characteristic AMD A8-6600K
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.80 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.20 GHz
4.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.20 GHz

NPU AI performance

The performance values of the processor's AI unit. The isolated NPU performance is specified here, the total AI performance (NPU+CPU+iGPU) can be higher. Processors with support for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors.

AMD A10-5800K Characteristic AMD A8-6600K
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --
-- NPU + CPU + iGPU --

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

AMD Radeon HD 7660D GPU AMD Radeon HD 8570D
0.80 GHz GPU frequency 0.84 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
4 GPU Generation 5
32 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
6 Compute units 4
384 Shader 256
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
11 DirectX Version 11.2

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon HD 7660D GPU AMD Radeon HD 8570D
No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 Decode
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC Decode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD A10-5800K, while the AMD A8-6600K supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 29.9 GB/s enabled.

AMD A10-5800K Characteristic AMD A8-6600K
DDR3-1866 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
29.9 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 29.9 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
-- PCIe version --
-- PCIe lanes --
-- PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD A10-5800K has a TDP of 100 W. The TDP of the AMD A8-6600K is 100 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD A10-5800K Characteristic AMD A8-6600K
100 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 100 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD A10-5800K has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 32 nm. The cache of AMD A8-6600K is at 4.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

AMD A10-5800K Characteristic AMD A8-6600K
32 nm Technology 32 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
FM2 Socket FM2
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2012 Release date Q2/2013
100 $ Release price 85 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD A10-5800K (97%)
AMD A8-6600K (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD A10-5800K (99%)
AMD A8-6600K (90%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
523 (97%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
537 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1483 (100%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
1461 (99%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
AMD Radeon HD 7660D @ 0.80 GHz
614 (100%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432 (70%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
4683 (100%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
2959 (63%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
746 (97%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
771 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
91 (97%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
94 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
314 (100%)
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
306 (97%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A10-5800K AMD A8-6600K
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