AMD A8 5500B 

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

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD A8 5500B among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A8 5500B
6.3
A8 5500
6.8
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A8 5500B
6.0
A8 5500
6.7
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A8 5500B
6.8
A8 5500
6.7
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

A8 5500B
6.6
A8 5500
7.1
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

A8 5500B
7.0
A8 5500
7.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A8 5500B
n.d.
A8 5500
n.d.
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

7.7

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

A8 5500B
7.7
A8 5500
8.0

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD A8 5500B

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 5500B
41.82 mHash/s
A8 5500
42.7 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 5500B
0.39 fps
A8 5500
0.64 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5500B
2,222
A8 5500
2,627
Core i3 2100
2,115

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5500B
2,630
A8 5500
2,666

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5500B
4,561
A8 5500
4,480

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5500B
4,927
Core i3 2100
4,786
A8 5500
4,972

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5500B
1,821
Core i3 2100
2,258
A8 5500
1,806

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5500B
2,210 MB/s
A8 5500
2,070,000 MB/s
Core i3 2100
153,100 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.2 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.7 GHz
Cores Quad core
Is unlocked No

features

Has a NX bit Yes
Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. AES
  2. AMD-V
  3. AMD64
  4. AVX 1.1
  5. CLMUL
  6. CVT16
  7. F16C
  8. FMA4
  9. MMX
  10. SSE
  11. SSE2
  12. SSE3
  13. SSE4.1
  14. SSE4.2
  15. SSE4a
  16. XOP
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 3.13 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

details

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 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1
Die size 246 mm²
Voltage range 0.83 - 1.48V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.2 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 7560D
Latest DirectX 11.0
GPU clock speed 760 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-1866
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