AMD Phenom II X4 840 vs. AMD A8-5600K

CPU comparison with benchmarks


AMD Phenom II X4 840 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A8-5600K
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD A8-5600K
AMD Phenom II Family AMD A
AMD Phenom II - 800/900 CPU group AMD A8-5000
4 Generation 2
Deneb (K10) Architecture Trinity (Piledriver)
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
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CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

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

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

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

Hardware codec supportHardware codec support

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

Memory & PCIeMemory & PCIe

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

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

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

Technical detailsTechnical details

45 nm Technology 32 nm
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE3, SSE4a ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
AM3 Socket FM2
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
No AES-NI Yes
Q1/2011 Release date Q3/2012
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
193 (100%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
611 (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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
84 (100%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
324 (100%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
280 (86%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
388 (77%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
501 (100%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
1294 (93%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1396 (100%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
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0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389 (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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
1709 (85%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
2011 (100%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
5984 (100%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
4513 (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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0.97 (97%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
1 (100%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
3.82 (100%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
3.2 (84%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
0 (0%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
43 (100%)
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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 Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4x 3.20 GHz
3987 (91%)
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AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4x 3.60 GHz (3.90 GHz)
4359 (100%)
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Devices using this processorDevices using this processor

AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD A8-5600K
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