CPUBoss Review Our evaluation of 7600 vs 7400K among desktop CPUs (45 to 75W)

Performance

Benchmark performance using all cores

A8 7600
7.8
A6 7400K
6.2
A10 7850K
8.2
PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated, PassMark and 1 more

Single-core Performance

Individual core benchmark performance

A8 7600
6.6
A6 7400K
5.9
A10 7850K
7.0
PassMark (Single Core), Geekbench 3 Single Core and 1 more

Integrated Graphics

Integrated GPU performance for graphics

A8 7600
8.5
A6 7400K
7.3
A10 7850K
10.0
Fire Strike

Integrated Graphics (OpenCL)

Integrated GPU performance for parallel computing

A8 7600
9.1
A6 7400K
8.2
A10 7850K
9.9
CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 4 more

Performance per Watt

How efficiently does the processor use electricity?

A8 7600
8.6
A6 7400K
7.8
A10 7850K
9.1
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

Value

Are you paying a premium for performance?

A8 7600
n.d.
A6 7400K
8.6
A10 7850K
7.2
Fire Strike, CompuBench 1.5 Bitcoin mining and 11 more

8.8

CPUBoss Score

Combination of all six facets

A8 7600
8.8
A6 7400K
8.2
A10 7850K
8.9

Winner
AMD A6 7400K 

CPUBoss recommends the AMD A6 7400K  based on its overclocking.

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of AMD A8 7600

Reasons to consider the
AMD A8 7600

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More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Front view of AMD A6 7400K

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AMD A6 7400K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking

Benchmarks Real world tests of A8 7600 vs A6 7400K

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 7600
64.45 mHash/s
A6 7400K
46.97 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 7600
1.07 fps
A6 7400K
0.83 fps

PCMark 8 Home 3.0 Accelerated Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 7600
3,177
A6 7400K
2,590

Sky Diver Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 7600
4,484
A6 7400K
3,153

Cloud Gate Data courtesy FutureMark

A8 7600
5,957
A6 7400K
3,420

GeekBench 3 (Multi-core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 7600
6,014
A6 7400K
3,180

GeekBench 3 (Single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 7600
2,062
A6 7400K
2,081

GeekBench 3 (AES single core) Data courtesy Primate Labs

A8 7600
1,970,000 MB/s
A6 7400K
1,910 MB/s

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

A8 7600  vs
A6 7400K 
Clock speed 3.1 GHz 3.5 GHz
Cores Quad core Dual core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

Has a NX bit Yes Yes
Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
SSE2
F16C
MMX
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1866
Channels Dual Channel Dual Channel
Maximum bandwidth 34,133.32 MB/s 29,866.66 MB/s

details

A8 7600  vs
A6 7400K 
L2 cache 4 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 1 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
Manufacture process 28 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C Unknown - 70°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ R7 Radeon R5 series

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 8.07 pt/W 2.78 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W
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