AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B 

First seen on January, 2016
  • 3.7 GHz
  • Dual core
8.2 Out of 10

CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
5.8
A6 7400K
6.2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
7.4
A6 7400K
5.9
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
n.d.
A6 7400K
7.3
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
8.2
A6 7400K
8.2
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
8.0
A6 7400K
7.8
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
n.d.
A6 7400K
8.6
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.2

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
8.2
A6 7400K
8.2

Benchmarks Real world tests of the AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
47.87 mHash/s
A6 7400K
46.97 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
9.55 mPixels/s
Core i3 2100
2.05 mPixels/s
A6 7400K
9.17 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
223.99 fps
A6 7400K
241.33 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
0.88 fps
A6 7400K
0.83 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
18.13 fps
A6 7400K
18.22 fps

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
3,042
Core i3 2100
3,664
A6 7400K
2,794

PassMark (Single Core)

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
1,677
A6 7400K
1,573
Core i3 2100
1,583

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

Clock speed 3.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz
Cores Dual core
Is unlocked No

features

Has virtualization support Yes
Instruction set extensions
  1. FMA4
  2. AVX
  3. AES

power consumption

TDP 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 3.69 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W

details

Threads 2 threads
L2 cache 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache None
Manufacture process 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.7 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ R5
Latest DirectX 12.0
GPU clock speed 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in
Memory type DDR3-2133
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