AMD A8-7600 vs AMD Phenom II X4 B99

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AMD A8-7600 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
AMD A8-7600 AMD Phenom II X4 B99

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the AMD A8-7600 and the AMD Phenom II X4 B99 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 Phenom II X4 B99 which has 4 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2010.
AMD A (112) Family AMD Phenom II (52)
AMD A8-7000 (6) CPU group AMD Phenom II - 800/900 (23)
4 Generation 4
Kaveri (Steamroller) Architecture Deneb (K10)
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 Phenom II X4 B99 clocks with 3.30 GHz, has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4 Cores 4
4 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? Yes
3.10 GHz Frequency 3.30 GHz
3.80 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) --
3.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) --

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 B99
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

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 no iGPU
0.72 GHz GPU frequency --
-- GPU (Turbo) --
6 GPU Generation --
28 nm Technology
2 Max. displays
8 Compute units --
512 Shader --
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory --
12 DirectX Version --

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 no iGPU
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 & PCIe

Up to GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the AMD A8-7600, while the AMD Phenom II X4 B99 supports a maximum of GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 21.3 GB/s enabled.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 B99
DDR3-2133 Memory DDR3-1333, DDR2-1066
Max. Memory
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
34.2 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 21.3 GB/s
Yes ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
4.00 MB L3 Cache 6.00 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 Phenom II X4 B99 is 95 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 B99
65 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 95 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 Phenom II X4 B99 is at 6.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 45 nm.

AMD A8-7600 Characteristic AMD Phenom II X4 B99
28 nm Technology 45 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 SSE3, SSE4a
FM2+ Socket AM3
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI No
Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q1/2014 Release date Q2/2010
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A8-7600 (70%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 (100%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 2 CPU benchmarks
AMD A8-7600 (81%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 (100%)

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 (97%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
4112 (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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
61 (70%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
87 (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 A8-7600 AMD A8-7600
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
214 (64%)
AMD Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
334 (100%)

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 Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
@ 0.00 GHz
0 (0%)

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 Phenom II X4 B99 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A8-7600 AMD Phenom II X4 B99
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