AMD A8 5500 

Released October, 2012
  • 3.2 GHz
  • Quad core
6.9 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A8 5500

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A8 5500
6.3
Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A8 5500
7.8
Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

A8 5500
6.6
Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A8 5500
7.2
Performance Per Dollar

6.9

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

A8 5500
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A8 5500

GeekBench (32-bit)

A8 5500
4,930
Core i7 3770K
13,746

GeekBench (64-bit)

A8 5500
5,820
Core i7 3770K
14,890
Core i5 3330
11,049

GeekBench

A8 5500
5,885
Core i7 3770K
17,972
Core i5 3330
11,087

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

A8 5500
3,080
Core i3 3220
4,030

Passmark

A8 5500
4,036

Passmark (Single Core)

A8 5500
1,268
Core i3 4130
1,979

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.2 GHz
Cores Quad core
Is unlocked No
Is hyperthreaded No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has vitualization support Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
  1. AES
  2. SSE4a
  3. SSE4.1
  4. SSE3
  5. Supplemental SSE3
  6. SSE2
  7. MMX
  8. SSE
  9. SSE4
  10. SSE4.2
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes

gpu

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 7560D
Latest DirectX 11.0

details

Threads 4 threads
L2 cache 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nms
Max CPUs 1
Voltage range 0.83 - 1.48V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 1
Overclocked clock speed 3.23 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 4.54 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.23 GHz

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 7.44 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W
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