AMD A8-5600K Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A8-5600K has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 2. gen of the AMD A series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FM2 socket and was released in Q3/2012.
AMD A8-5600K

CPU lineageCPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD A8-5600K. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD A8-5600K.

Name: AMD A8-5600K
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A8-5000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 2
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base FrequencyCPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD A8-5600K can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.90 GHz

Internal GraphicsInternal Graphics

The AMD A8-5600K has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: AMD Radeon HD 7560D
GPU frequency: 0.76 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 4
Shader: 256
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 4
Direct X: 11
Technology: 32 nm
Release date: Q3/2012

Hardware codec supportHardware 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 & PCIeMemory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

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

Thermal ManagementThermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

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

Technical detailsTechnical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD A8-5600K as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 32 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FM2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
Architecture: Trinity (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: Q3/2012
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD A8-5600K 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.


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.

Intel Pentium Silver J5005 Intel Pentium Silver J5005
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
197
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
195
AMD FX-6300 AMD FX-6300
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
195
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
193
Intel Celeron J4125 Intel Celeron J4125
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
192
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
191
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
190
Show all Cinebench R20 (Single-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i7-5600U Intel Core i7-5600U
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
632
Intel Celeron G5905 Intel Celeron G5905
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
615
Intel Core i3-1000NG4 Intel Core i3-1000NG4
4C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
612
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
611
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
606
Intel Celeron N5100 Intel Celeron N5100
4C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
604
Intel Core i7-8500Y Intel Core i7-8500Y
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
602
Show all Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core) results



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 Athlon II X4 750K AMD Athlon II X4 750K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
503
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
503
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
502
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
501
AMD FX-8320E AMD FX-8320E
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
500
Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
499
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
498
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.

AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1403
AMD Phenom II X4 955 AMD Phenom II X4 955
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
1401
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1401
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1396
Intel Core i5-680 Intel Core i5-680
2C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
1394
AMD FX-4300 AMD FX-4300
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1394
AMD Athlon II X4 740 AMD Athlon II X4 740
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
1391
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i3-550 Intel Core i3-550
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
717
Intel Pentium G4400 Intel Pentium G4400
2C 2T @ 3.30 GHz
717
Intel Core i7-3537U Intel Core i7-3537U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
713
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
711
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
710
Intel Core i5-2520M Intel Core i5-2520M
2C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
709
Intel Core i5-4300U Intel Core i5-4300U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
697
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (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 i5-4300M Intel Core i5-4300M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.25 GHz
400
Intel Core i5-4330M Intel Core i5-4330M
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.25 GHz
400
Intel Core i7-4770K Intel Core i7-4770K
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.25 GHz
400
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
Qualcomm Adreno 430 @ 0.60 GHz
389
AMD A8-5500B AMD A8-5500B
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
AMD A8-5500 AMD A8-5500
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
389
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.

AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2799
Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
2797
Intel Pentium G3240T Intel Pentium G3240T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
2796
Intel Pentium G2020 Intel Pentium G2020
2C 2T @ 2.90 GHz
2792
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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.

Intel Core i3-3210 Intel Core i3-3210
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
282
Intel Celeron J4115 Intel Celeron J4115
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
281
Intel Core i5-6300U Intel Core i5-6300U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
281
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
280
Intel Core i7-6560U Intel Core i7-6560U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
280
Intel Core i5-3380M Intel Core i5-3380M
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
277
AMD FX-9830P AMD FX-9830P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
276
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) 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.

Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
2016
Intel Xeon E5-2603 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2603 v4
6C 6T @ 1.70 GHz
2016
Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2609 v4
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
2016
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
2011
AMD FX-8120 AMD FX-8120
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
1997
Intel Core i3-5015U Intel Core i3-5015U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1996
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
1993
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 A10-5750M AMD A10-5750M
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
4525
AMD A10-5757M AMD A10-5757M
4C 4T @ 3.50 GHz
4525
AMD Phenom II X3 B77 AMD Phenom II X3 B77
3C 3T @ 3.20 GHz
4519
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
4513
AMD Athlon II X4 610e AMD Athlon II X4 610e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
4503
AMD Phenom II X4 900e AMD Phenom II X4 900e
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
4488
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
4483
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.

Intel Celeron G530 Intel Celeron G530
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
1.02
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1.01
Intel Pentium 4405U Intel Pentium 4405U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1.01
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
1
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
1
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
1
Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1
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 Core i3-4130T Intel Core i3-4130T
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
3.21
Intel Core i3-6100H Intel Core i3-6100H
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3.21
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
3.21
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
4C 4T @ 3.90 GHz
3.2
Intel Core i5-6200U Intel Core i5-6200U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3.19
AMD A10-7800 AMD A10-7800
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
3.16
Intel Core i5-6260U Intel Core i5-6260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
3.15
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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.

Intel Core i7-7600U Intel Core i7-7600U
Intel HD Graphics 620 @ 1.15 GHz
43.3
Intel Core i7-8550U Intel Core i7-8550U
Intel UHD Graphics 620 @ 1.15 GHz
43.3
Intel Core i7-8650U Intel Core i7-8650U
Intel UHD Graphics 620 @ 1.15 GHz
43.3
AMD A8-5600K AMD A8-5600K
AMD Radeon HD 7560D @ 0.76 GHz
43
Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1275 v6
Intel HD Graphics P630 @ 1.15 GHz
42.6
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v6 Intel Xeon E3-1245 v6
Intel HD Graphics P630 @ 1.15 GHz
42.6
Intel Core i7-7700T Intel Core i7-7700T
Intel HD Graphics 630 @ 1.15 GHz
42.6
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (iGPU, OpenGL) results



Leaderboards

In our leaderboards, we have clearly compiled the best processors for specific categories for you. The leaderboards are always up to date and are regularly updated by us. The best processors are selected according to popularity and speed in benchmarks as well as the price-performance ratio.


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