AMD A6-6420K Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A6-6420K has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 3. gen of the AMD A series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FM2 socket and was released in Q1/2014. The AMD A6-6420K scores 607 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 923 points.
AMD A6-6420K

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD A6-6420K. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD A6-6420K.

Name: AMD A6-6420K
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A6-6000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A6-6420K has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD A6-6420K is 4.00 GHz (4.20 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 4.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.20 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 4.20 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD A6-6420K has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the AMD A6-6420K uses the AMD Radeon HD 8470D, which has 192 texture shaders and 3 execution units. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die.

GPU name: AMD Radeon HD 8470D
GPU frequency: 0.80 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 3
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 5
Direct X: 11.2
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q2/2013

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.

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

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is --. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: DDR3-1866
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: --
ECC: No
PCIe:
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 65 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD A6-6420K is made in 32 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 1.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FM2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 1.00 MB
Architecture: Richland (Piledriver)
Operating systems: Windows 10, Linux
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
Release date: Q1/2014
Release price: 53 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD A6-6420K have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 EPYC 7551P AMD EPYC 7551P
32C 64T @ 3.00 GHz
611
Intel Core i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
611
Intel Xeon D-1537 Intel Xeon D-1537
8C 16T @ 2.30 GHz
610
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
607
Intel Core i7-975 Intel Core i7-975
4C 8T @ 3.60 GHz
607
AMD A12-9800 AMD A12-9800
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
607
Intel Xeon D-1539 Intel Xeon D-1539
8C 16T @ 2.20 GHz
607
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
936
AMD Athlon II X2 270 AMD Athlon II X2 270
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
931
AMD Athlon II X3 435 AMD Athlon II X3 435
3C 3T @ 2.90 GHz
927
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
923
Intel Celeron N3450 Intel Celeron N3450
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
923
Intel Celeron G1610 Intel Celeron G1610
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
918
Intel Core i3-4025U Intel Core i3-4025U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
917
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i7-3687U Intel Core i7-3687U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.20 GHz
307
Intel Core M-5Y10a Intel Core M-5Y10a
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.80 GHz
307
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.80 GHz
307
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
AMD Radeon HD 8470D @ 0.80 GHz
307
AMD A9-9410 AMD A9-9410
AMD Radeon R5 - 192 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.80 GHz
307
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
AMD Radeon HD 8470D @ 0.80 GHz
307
Intel Core i3-4025U Intel Core i3-4025U
Intel HD Graphics 4400 @ 0.95 GHz
304
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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.

Intel Celeron J4005 Intel Celeron J4005
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
1560
Intel Atom x5-E8000 Intel Atom x5-E8000
4C 4T @ 1.04 GHz
1548
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
1545
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
1542
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6400 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6400
4C 4T @ 2.13 GHz
1529
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1529
Intel Core i3-540 Intel Core i3-540
2C 4T @ 3.06 GHz
1514
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
2124
AMD A8-7670K AMD A8-7670K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2124
Intel Pentium G2030 Intel Pentium G2030
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2120
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
2118
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
2107
Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
2104
AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2C 2T @ 3.80 GHz
2103
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 X2 511 AMD Phenom II X2 511
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
3381
AMD Phenom II X2 565 AMD Phenom II X2 565
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
3381
AMD Phenom II X2 B59 AMD Phenom II X2 B59
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
3381
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
3376
Intel Core i3-4010U Intel Core i3-4010U
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
3370
AMD A8-6410 AMD A8-6410
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
3297
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
3292
Show all Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 X2 B53 AMD Phenom II X2 B53
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
0.85
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
0.85
AMD A6-5350M AMD A6-5350M
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
0.84
AMD A10-7350B AMD A10-7350B
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0.83
AMD A8-7200P AMD A8-7200P
4C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
0.83
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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.

Intel Pentium 3805U Intel Pentium 3805U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
1.73
AMD A8-4500M AMD A8-4500M
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1.71
AMD Athlon II X2 340 AMD Athlon II X2 340
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
1.71
AMD A6-6420K AMD A6-6420K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
1.7
Intel Celeron N4000 Intel Celeron N4000
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
1.7
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
1.7
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
1.67
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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