CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 4555M vs 4500M

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A8 4555M
6.1
A8 4500M
6.4
3DMark06 (CPU), Passmark and GeekBench (32-bit)

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A8 4555M
6.7
A8 4500M
6.9
Passmark (Single Core)

Power Consumption

How much power does the processor require?

A8 4555M
5.5
A8 4500M
5.3
TDP

Features

How does CPUBoss rank the features of each product?

A8 4555M
3.9
A8 4500M
4.5
Features and specifications that differ between products

CPUBoss Score

Performance, Single-core Performance, Power Consumption and Features

A8 4555M
6.1
A8 4500M
6.2

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Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
AMD A8 4555M

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Lower typical power consumption 15.44W vs 28.44W More than 45% lower typical power consumption
Slightly better performance per watt 14.75 pt/W vs 9.8 pt/W More than 50% better performance per watt
Lower annual home energy cost 4.58 $/year vs 8.43 $/year More than 45% lower annual home energy cost
Marginally newer Sep, 2012 vs May, 2012 Release date 4 months later
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Higher turbo clock speed 2.8 GHz vs 2.4 GHz More than 15% higher turbo clock speed
Higher clock speed 1.9 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Slightly better 3DMark06 CPU score 2,438 vs 1,876.5 Around 30% better 3DMark06 CPU score
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.9 GHz vs 1.6 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of A8 4555M vs 4500M

GeekBench (32-bit)

A8 4555M
2,510
A8 4500M
3,195

GeekBench

A8 4555M
2,510
A8 4500M
4,382

3D Mark 06 (CPU)

A8 4555M
1,876.5
A8 4500M
2,438

Passmark

A8 4555M
2,182
A8 4500M
2,690

Passmark (Single Core)

A8 4555M
767
A8 4500M
848

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A8 4555M  vs
4500M 
Clock speed 1.6 GHz 1.9 GHz
Turbo clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.8 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No No
Is hyperthreaded No No

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has vitualization support Yes Yes
Instruction-set-extensions
MMX
SSE
SSE4.2
SSE3
SSE2
Supplemental SSE3
SSE4.1
SSE4
SSE4a
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

gpu

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 7600G Radeon™ HD 7640G
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0

details

A8 4555M  vs
4500M 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 32 nms 32 nms
Max CPUs 1 1
Operating temperature Unknown - 100°C Unknown - 100°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 2.4 GHz 2.34 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 1.6 GHz 1.9 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 2.4 GHz 2.34 GHz

power consumption

TDP 19W 35W
Annual home energy cost 4.58 $/year 8.43 $/year
Performance per watt 14.75 pt/W 9.8 pt/W
Typical power consumption 15.44W 28.44W
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