AMD A6 3600 

Released August, 2011
  • 2.1 GHz
  • Quad core
7 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A6 3600 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A6 3600
5.6
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A6 3600
4.9
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A6 3600
5.6
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

A6 3600
5.7
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

A6 3600
6.5
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A6 3600
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

A6 3600
7.0

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A6 3600

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

A6 3600
2.63 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

A6 3600
7.02 fps

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A6 3600
1,668

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A6 3600
3,493
Core i3 3220
2,654

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 3600
3,717
Core i3 3220
5,399

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 3600
1,153
Core i3 3220
2,501

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A6 3600
90,200 MB/s
Core i5 3450S
2,460,000 MB/s
Core i3 3220
173,000 MB/s

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A6 3600
2,762
Core i3 3220
4,229

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 2.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz
Cores Quad core
Socket type FM1
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. 3DNow!
  2. AMD-V
  3. AMD64
  4. MMX
  5. SSE
  6. SSE2
  7. SSE3
  8. SSE4a
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 2.13 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

details

Architecture x86-64
Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm
Transistor count 1,178,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 228 mm²
Voltage range 0.91 - 1.41V
Operating temperature Unknown - 70.5°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.35 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 2.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.35 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 6530D
Latest DirectX 11.0
GPU clock speed 443 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
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