CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 5500 vs 5700 among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A8 5500
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A10 5700
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Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

6.9

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

Winner
AMD A8 5500 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD A8 5500

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AMD A8 5500

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Benchmarks Real world tests of A8 5500 vs A10 5700

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 5500
42.7 mHash/s
A10 5700
69.9 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 5500
0.64 fps
A10 5700
0.62 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5500
2,627
A10 5700
2,713

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5500
2,666
A10 5700
3,276

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 5500
4,480
A10 5700
5,046

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5500
4,972
A10 5700
5,277

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5500
1,806
A10 5700
1,911

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 5500
2,070,000 MB/s
A10 5700
2,190,000 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A8 5500  vs
A10 5700 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 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
SSE3
SSE
CLMUL
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
SSE4.2
CVT16
AMD-V
AES
Supports dynamic frequency scaling Yes Yes

power consumption

TDP 65W 65W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 15.66 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 56.94 $/year
Performance per watt 7.02 pt/W 7.78 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

details

A8 5500  vs
A10 5700 
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 1,303,000,000
Max CPUs 1 1
Die size 246 mm² 246 mm²
Voltage range 0.82 - 1.48V 0.82 - 1.48V
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclock popularity 1 2
Overclocked clock speed 3.24 GHz 4.17 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz 3.4 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.24 GHz 4.17 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 7560D Radeon™ HD 7660D
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 760 MHz 760 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
AMD A8 5500
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