AMD A8-6500 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A8-6500 is a 4 core processor. It can handle 4 threads simultaneously and was introduced in Q2/2013. The AMD A8-6500 is based on the 3. generation of the AMD A series and requires a mainboard with the socket FM2. The AMD A8-6500 scores 489 points with one CPU core in the Geekbench 5 benchmark. When using all CPU cores, the result is 1,299 points.
AMD A8-6500

CPU lineage

Here you can see which group the AMD A8-6500 belongs to and which processor is the predecessor of the AMD A8-6500.

Name: AMD A8-6500
Family: AMD A (112)
CPU group: AMD A8-6000 (4)
Architecture: Richland (Piledriver)
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The 4 CPU cores of the AMD A8-6500 clock with 3.50 GHz (4.10 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: 3.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 4.10 GHz

Internal Graphics

With the AMD Radeon HD 8570D, the AMD A8-6500 has an build in graphic solution. It has 4 SM processors, which have a total of 256 texture shaders. The iGPU not only enables games, but also significantly accelerates video playback.

GPU name: AMD Radeon HD 8570D
GPU frequency: 0.84 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute units: 4
Shader: 256
Hardware Raytracing: No
Release date: Q2/2013
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 5
Direct X: 11.2
Technology: 32 nm
Max. GPU Memory: 2 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 A8-6500 supports up to memory in up to 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum memory bandwidth of --.

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

Thermal Management

With the TDP, the processor manufacturer specifies the cooling solution required for the processor. The AMD A8-6500 has a TDP of 65 W.

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

Technical details

The AMD A8-6500 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: FM2
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 4.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
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: Q2/2013
Release price: 85 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD A8-6500 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 Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
491
Intel Core i5-4202Y Intel Core i5-4202Y
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
490
Intel Core i5-4220Y Intel Core i5-4220Y
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
490
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
489
Intel Core i3-550 Intel Core i3-550
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
489
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
489
Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
8C 8T @ 2.95 GHz
489

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.
Intel Pentium Silver N5000 Intel Pentium Silver N5000
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
1304
AMD Phenom II X4 830 AMD Phenom II X4 830
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1302
Intel Pentium G3240 Intel Pentium G3240
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1302
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1299
MediaTek Helio X30 MediaTek Helio X30
10C 10T @ 2.60 GHz
1295
AMD FX-4100 AMD FX-4100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1294
MediaTek Helio G88 MediaTek Helio G88
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
1289

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 i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i5-10210U Intel Core i5-10210U
Intel UHD Graphics (Comet Lake) @ 1.10 GHz
441
AMD RX-416GD AMD RX-416GD
AMD Radeon R6 (Merlin Falcon) @ 0.58 GHz
440
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432
Intel Core i7-4940MX Intel Core i7-4940MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432
Intel Core i7-4930MX Intel Core i7-4930MX
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.35 GHz
432
AMD A8-6600K AMD A8-6600K
AMD Radeon HD 8570D @ 0.84 GHz
432

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 Core i5-3360M Intel Core i5-3360M
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2845
Intel Core i7-870S Intel Core i7-870S
4C 8T @ 2.66 GHz
2842
Intel Core i5-4278U Intel Core i5-4278U
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2839
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
2833
AMD Athlon II X4 750K AMD Athlon II X4 750K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
2832
Intel Core i5-8310Y Intel Core i5-8310Y
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
2824
Intel Core i5-8210Y Intel Core i5-8210Y
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
2824

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 A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
91
AMD FX-8320 AMD FX-8320
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
91
Intel Celeron G1820T Intel Celeron G1820T
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
91
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
90
Intel Pentium Gold 4417U Intel Pentium Gold 4417U
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
90
AMD Athlon II X2 370K AMD Athlon II X2 370K
2C 2T @ 4.20 GHz
90
Intel Pentium 4405U Intel Pentium 4405U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
89

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 i3-3220 Intel Core i3-3220
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
295
Intel Core i5-4200M Intel Core i5-4200M
2C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
295
Intel Core i3-6100H Intel Core i3-6100H
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
294
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
293
Intel Core i5-8200Y Intel Core i5-8200Y
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
291
Intel Core i7-4650U Intel Core i7-4650U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
291
Intel Core i7-4600U Intel Core i7-4600U
2C 4T @ 3.30 GHz
291

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