AMD A8-6500 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A8-6500 has 4 cores with 4 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 Q2/2013.
AMD A8-6500

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD A8-6500. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD A8-6500.

Name: AMD A8-6500
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A8-6000
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 3
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD A8-6500 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: 3.50 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 4.10 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD A8-6500 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 8570D
GPU frequency: 0.84 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 4
Shader: 256
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 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 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): 65 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD A8-6500 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: 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: Q2/2013
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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
491
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
491
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
491
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
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.

Intel Core i5-660 Intel Core i5-660
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308
Intel Core i5-661 Intel Core i5-661
2C 4T @ 3.33 GHz
1308
AMD Phenom II X4 830 AMD Phenom II X4 830
4C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
1302
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
1299
Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 Qualcomm Snapdragon 670
8C 8T @ 1.70 GHz
1296
MediaTek Helio X30 MediaTek Helio X30
10C 10T @ 1.90 GHz
1295
AMD FX-4100 AMD FX-4100
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1294
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 i7-6700 Intel Core i7-6700
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
Intel Core i7-6700K Intel Core i7-6700K
Intel HD Graphics 530 @ 1.15 GHz
442
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
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 A8-7150B AMD A8-7150B
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
2855
Intel Pentium G3440T Intel Pentium G3440T
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
2852
Intel Celeron J4115 Intel Celeron J4115
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2840
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
2833
AMD A6-3600 AMD A6-3600
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2815
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
2811
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark results



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
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) 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 i3-3220 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
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.

AMD FX-8320 AMD FX-8320
8C 8T @ 4.00 GHz
2042
AMD A10-5800K AMD A10-5800K
4C 4T @ 4.20 GHz
2029
Intel Celeron G1610 Intel Celeron G1610
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
2023
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
2017
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
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.

Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
5835
Intel Core i5-4210M Intel Core i5-4210M
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
5789
Intel Core i3-4150T Intel Core i3-4150T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
5785
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
5781
Intel Core i7-7Y75 Intel Core i7-7Y75
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
5771
AMD A10-7700K AMD A10-7700K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
5765
Intel Core i7-4650U Intel Core i7-4650U
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
5750
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 G1620T Intel Celeron G1620T
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
0.92
Intel Celeron J4005 Intel Celeron J4005
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
0.92
Intel Xeon E5450 Intel Xeon E5450
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0.92
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
0.92
Intel Xeon E5-2609 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2609 v3
6C 6T @ 1.90 GHz
0.91
AMD Phenom II X4 B95 AMD Phenom II X4 B95
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0.91
AMD Phenom II X4 945 AMD Phenom II X4 945
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
0.91
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 i7-3520M Intel Core i7-3520M
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
3.3
Intel Core i7-6650U Intel Core i7-6650U
2C 4T @ 2.80 GHz
3.3
Intel Pentium G4500 Intel Pentium G4500
2C 2T @ 3.50 GHz
3.3
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
3.29
Intel Celeron J4105 Intel Celeron J4105
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
3.28
AMD FX-4170 AMD FX-4170
4C 4T @ 4.40 GHz
3.28
Intel Core i3-4150T Intel Core i3-4150T
2C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
3.27
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) 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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