AMD A8-3550MX Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A8-3550MX is a 4 core processor. It can handle 4 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q4/2011. The AMD A8-3550MX is based on the 1. generation of the AMD A series and requires a mainboard with the socket FS1.
AMD A8-3550MX

At a glance

Name: AMD A8-3550MX
Family: AMD A (112)
CPU group: AMD A6-3000M (9)
Architecture: Llano (K10)
Technology: 32 nm
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 1
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 4 CPU cores of the AMD A8-3550MX clock with 2.00 GHz (2.70 GHz). The number of CPU cores and the clock frequency of the processor are largely responsible for the overall performance.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.70 GHz

Integrated graphics (iGPU)

With the AMD Radeon HD 6620G, the AMD A8-3550MX has an build in graphic solution. It has 5 SM processors, which have a total of 400 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: AMD Radeon HD 6620G
GPU frequency: 0.44 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute units: 5
Shader: 400
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2011
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 3
Direct X: 11
Technology: 32 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 1 GB
Frame Generation: No

Hardware codec support

Processors that have an integrated graphics can play videos faster and more efficiently. This can have a positive effect on the battery life of notebooks, for example.

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 AMD A8-3550MX supports up to memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of 25.6 GB/s.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
25.6 GB/s
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The AMD A8-3550MX has a TDP of 45 W.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 45 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD A8-3550MX has a 4.00 MB large cache. The processor is manufactured in 32 nm. Modern production increases the efficiency of the processor.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FS1
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Operating systems:
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE3, SSE4a
Release date: Q4/2011
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

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Benchmark results

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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.
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

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2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
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2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
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4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
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