AMD A8-6500T Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A8-6500T 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 Q3/2013.
AMD A8-6500T

CPU lineage

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

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

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A8-6500T has 4 CPU cores and can calculate 4 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the AMD A8-6500T is 2.10 GHz (3.10 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 2.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.10 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 3.10 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD A8-6500T has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. Specifically, the AMD A8-6500T uses the AMD Radeon HD 8550D, which has 256 texture shaders and 4 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 8550D
GPU frequency: 0.72 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute 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 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: Memory bandwidth:
Max. Memory:
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
PCIe Bandwidth: --

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 45 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): 45 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: --

Technical details

The AMD A8-6500T 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 4.00 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: 4.00 MB
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: Q3/2013
Release price: 85 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified 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.

AMD Ryzen 5 7520U AMD Ryzen 5 7520U
AMD Radeon 610M @ 1.90 GHz
Intel Core i5-11400H Intel Core i5-11400H
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (16 EU) @ 1.45 GHz
Intel Core i5-13450HX Intel Core i5-13450HX
Intel UHD Graphics 13th Gen (16 EU) @ 1.45 GHz
AMD A8-6500T AMD A8-6500T
AMD Radeon HD 8550D @ 0.72 GHz
AMD A8-5557M AMD A8-5557M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G @ 0.72 GHz
AMD A8-5550M AMD A8-5550M
AMD Radeon HD 8550G @ 0.72 GHz
Intel Core i3-4370T Intel Core i3-4370T
Intel HD Graphics 4600 @ 1.15 GHz

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 i3-6100E Intel Core i3-6100E
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
Intel Core i3-4130 Intel Core i3-4130
2C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
Intel Core i5-4410E Intel Core i5-4410E
2C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
AMD A8-6500T AMD A8-6500T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
AMD Athlon Gold 3150C AMD Athlon Gold 3150C
2C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
MediaTek Helio G90T MediaTek Helio G90T
8C 8T @ 2.05 GHz
AMD A6-3670K AMD A6-3670K
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz

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 A4-3400 AMD A4-3400
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
AMD Phenom II X3 705e AMD Phenom II X3 705e
3C 3T @ 2.50 GHz
AMD Phenom II X4 805 AMD Phenom II X4 805
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
AMD A8-6500T AMD A8-6500T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
Intel Core i3-4030U Intel Core i3-4030U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
AMD A10-4657M AMD A10-4657M
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
Intel Core i3-3217U Intel Core i3-3217U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz

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.

AMD Phenom II X3 715 AMD Phenom II X3 715
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
AMD Phenom II X3 720 AMD Phenom II X3 720
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
AMD Phenom II X3 B73 AMD Phenom II X3 B73
3C 3T @ 2.80 GHz
AMD A8-6500T AMD A8-6500T
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
Intel Core i3-5020U Intel Core i3-5020U
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
Intel Pentium G3240T Intel Pentium G3240T
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
Intel Core i3-5005U Intel Core i3-5005U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz


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