AMD A8 5500 

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

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A8 5500

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A8 5500
6.3
FX 6300
7.0
Cinebench R10 32-bit, Passmark, GeekBench (32-bit) and GeekBench (64-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A8 5500
7.5
FX 6300
7.9
Cinebench R10 32-bit (1-core) and Passmark (Single Core)

Overclocking

How much speed can you get out of the processor?

A8 5500
6.7
FX 6300
9.5
Unlocked, Maximum Overclocked Clock Speed (Air) and 2 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A8 5500
6.7
FX 6300
7.0
Performance Per Dollar

6.8

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Overclocking and Value

A8 5500
6.8
FX 6300
7.5

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A8 5500

GeekBench (32-bit)

A8 5500
4,895
Core i5 3330
8,065

3D Mark 11 (Physics)

A8 5500
3,080
FX 4300
6,610
FX 6300
6,080

Cinebench R10 32-Bit

A8 5500
10,968
FX 6300
16,213
FX 4300
12,857

Cinebench R10 32-Bit (Single Core)

A8 5500
3,571
Core i3 3220
5,814
FX 4300
4,114

Passmark

A8 5500
4,034
FX 6300
6,444

Passmark (Single Core)

A8 5500
1,270
Core i3 4130
1,980

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 virtualization 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 7.17 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W
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