AMD A8-7600 vs AMD A6-6400K

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AMD A8-7600 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A6-6400K
AMD A8-7600 AMD A6-6400K

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD A8-7600 and the AMD A6-6400K and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the AMD A8-7600 4 core processor released in Q1/2014 with the AMD A6-6400K which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2013.
AMD A (112) Family AMD A (112)
AMD A8-7000 (6) CPU group AMD A6-6000 (3)
4 Generation 3
Kaveri (Steamroller) Architecture Richland (Piledriver)
Mobile Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A8-7600 is a 4 core processor with a clock frequency of 3.10 GHz (3.80 GHz). The processor can compute 4 threads at the same time. The AMD A6-6400K clocks with 3.90 GHz (4.10 GHz), has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD A6-6400K
4 Cores 2
4 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.90 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 4.10 GHz
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 4.10 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 A8-7600 Characteristic AMD A6-6400K
-- 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 R7 - 512 (Kaveri) GPU AMD Radeon HD 8470D
0.72 GHz GPU frequency 0.80 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation 5
28 nm Technology 32 nm
2 Max. displays 2
8 Compute units 3
512 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 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 R7 - 512 (Kaveri) GPU AMD Radeon HD 8470D
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 A8-7600, while the AMD A6-6400K supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 29.9 GB/s enabled.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD A6-6400K
DDR3-2133 Memory DDR3-1866
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
34.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 29.9 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 1.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version --
16 PCIe lanes --
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth --

Thermal Management

The AMD A8-7600 has a TDP of 65 W. The TDP of the AMD A6-6400K is 65 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD A6-6400K
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 65 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

The AMD A8-7600 has 4.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 28 nm. The cache of AMD A6-6400K is at 1.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD A6-6400K
28 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
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2014 Release date Q2/2013
-- Release price 55 $
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A8-7600 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K (96%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 4 CPU benchmarks
AMD A8-7600 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K (51%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
492 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
471 (96%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
1426 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
723 (51%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
655 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
252 (38%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Kaveri) @ 0.72 GHz
702 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
AMD Radeon HD 8470D @ 0.80 GHz
307 (44%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
3997 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
2397 (60%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
693 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 3.90 GHz
370 (53%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
104 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
61 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
214 (100%)
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A8-7600 AMD A6-6400K
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