AMD A10-7870K vs. AMD A8-5500

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD A10-7870K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-5500
AMD A10-7870K AMD A8-5500
AMD A Family AMD A
AMD A10-7000 CPU group AMD A8-5000
4 Generation 2
Kaveri (Steamroller) Architecture Trinity (Piledriver)
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
3.90 GHz Frequency 3.20 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo (1 Core) 3.70 GHz
4.10 GHz Turbo (All Cores) 3.70 GHz
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? No

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) GPU AMD Radeon HD 7560D
0.86 GHz GPU frequency 0.76 GHz
GPU (Turbo)
6 GPU Generation 4
28 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
8 Execution units 4
512 Shader 256
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 11

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-2133 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
Yes ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version
16 PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

95 W TDP (PL1) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

28 nm Technology 32 nm
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
Q2/2015 Release date Q3/2012
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
66 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
250 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
0 (0%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
526 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
463 (88%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1603 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
1258 (78%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.86 GHz
887 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389 (44%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
2124 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
1754 (83%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
6343 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
4747 (75%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

AMD A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
1.04 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
0.71 (68%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

AMD A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
3.33 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
2.78 (83%)
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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 A10-7870K AMD A10-7870K
4x 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz)
4682 (100%)
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AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
4x 3.20 GHz (3.70 GHz)
4052 (87%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

AMD A10-7870K AMD A8-5500
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