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Front view of AMD A8 4500M

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Benchmarks Real world tests of A8 4500M vs A6 3400M

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 4500M
36.54 mHash/s
A6 3400M
24.16 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 4500M
0.38 fps
A6 3400M
0.38 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 4500M
2,220
A6 3400M
1,794

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 4500M
2,194
A6 3400M
1,473

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 4500M
3,331
A6 3400M
2,906

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 4500M
3,234
A6 3400M
2,872

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 4500M
1,223
A6 3400M
895

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 4500M
1,420,000 MB/s
A6 3400M
68,700 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A8 4500M  vs
A6 3400M 
Clock speed 1.9 GHz 1.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz 1.4 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 35W 35W
Annual home energy cost 8.43 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 9.38 pt/W 2.93 pt/W
Typical power consumption 28.44W 28.44W

details

A8 4500M  vs
A6 3400M 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nm 32 nm
Transistor count 1,303,000,000 1,450,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 246 mm² 228 mm²
Clock multiplier 19 12
Voltage range 0.81 - 1.3V 0.91 - 1.41V
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.34 GHz 2.69 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.9 GHz 1.4 GHz
PassMark (Overclocked) 1,054.9 1,324.6
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.34 GHz 2.69 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 7640G Radeon™ HD 6520G
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 496 MHz 400 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1600
DDR3-1333
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