AMD A8-5600K vs AMD Phenom II X4 940

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CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD A8-5600K CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Phenom II X4 940
AMD A8-5600K AMD Phenom II X4 940
AMD A Family AMD Phenom II
AMD A8-5000 CPU group AMD Phenom II - 800/900
2 Generation 4
Trinity (Piledriver) Architecture Deneb (K10)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
Yes Overclocking ? Yes
3.60 GHz Frequency 3.00 GHz
3.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
3.90 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 7560D GPU no iGPU
0.76 GHz GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
4 GPU Generation
32 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
4 Execution units
256 Shader
2 GB Max. GPU Memory
11 DirectX Version

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
Decode Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
Decode Codec AVC No
Decode Codec VC-1 No
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

DDR3-1866 Memory DDR2-1066
Max. Memory
2 Memory channels 2
-- Bandwidth --
No ECC No
L2 Cache
4.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 MB
PCIe version
PCIe lanes

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

100 W TDP (PL1) 125 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical detailsTechnical details

32 nm Technology 45 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE3, SSE4a
FM2 Socket AM2+
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI No
Q3/2012 Release date Q1/2009
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
193 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
169 (88%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
611 (94%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
649 (100%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
501 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
402 (80%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1396 (99%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1411 (100%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
711 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
--
0 (0%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2799 (75%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3738 (100%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
78 (100%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
280 (93%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
302 (100%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
2011 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
1602 (80%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
4513 (80%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
5610 (100%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0.9 (90%)
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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 A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
3.2 (90%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.55 (100%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The iGPU test uses the CPU internal graphic unit to execute OpenGL commands.

AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
43 (100%)
AMD Phenom II X4 940 AMD Phenom II X4 940
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
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