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Front view of AMD A10 5800B

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Much lower typical power consumption 52.81W vs 81.25W 35% lower typical power consumption
Much lower annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year vs 24.09 $/year 35% lower annual home energy cost
Much lower annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year vs 87.6 $/year 35% lower annual commercial energy cost
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Much higher clock speed 3.8 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.37 GHz vs 3.2 GHz More than 35% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Higher Maximum operating temperature 74 °C vs 71.3 °C Around 5% higher Maximum operating temperature
Much better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.8 GHz vs 3.2 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of A8 5500B vs A10 5800B

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

A8 5500B
3,849
A10 5800B
4,572

PassMark (Single Core)

A8 5500B
1,269
A10 5800B
1,527

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A8 5500B  vs
A10 5800B 
Clock speed 3.2 GHz 3.8 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.2 GHz 4.2 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 100W
Annual home energy cost 15.66 $/year 24.09 $/year
Annual commercial energy cost 56.94 $/year 87.6 $/year
Performance per watt 2.42 pt/W 1.79 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 81.25W

details

A8 5500B  vs
A10 5800B 
Threads 4 4
L2 cache 4 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L3 cache per core 0.25 MB/core 0.25 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 - 74°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.2 GHz 4.37 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.2 GHz 3.8 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.2 GHz 4.37 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ HD 7560D Radeon™ HD 7660D
Latest DirectX 11.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 760 MHz 800 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-1866
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