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Front view of AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B

Reasons to consider the
AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B

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Newer manufacturing process 28 nm vs 32 nm A newer manufacturing process allows for a more powerful, yet cooler running processor
Higher Maximum operating temperature 71.3 °C vs 70 °C Almost the same
Front view of AMD A4 6300

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Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 4.43 GHz vs 3.7 GHz Around 20% better overclocked clock speed (Air)

Benchmarks Real world tests of PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B vs A4 6300

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A4 6300
21.25 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

A4 6300
2.52 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

A4 6300
90.66 fps

CompuBench 1.5 (T-Rex) Data courtesy CompuBench

CompuBench 1.5 (Video composition) Data courtesy CompuBench

PassMark Data courtesy Passmark

PassMark (Single Core)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B  vs
A4 6300 
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Dual core Dual core
Is unlocked No No

features

Has virtualization support Yes Yes
Instruction set extensions
SSE4a
AVX 1.1
SSE2
F16C
MMX
XOP
AVX
SSE3
SSE
BMI1
AMD64
SSE4.1
FMA4
FMA3
SSE4.2
ABM
CVT16
AMD-V
Supplemental SSE3
AES
TBM

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 3.72 pt/W 6.46 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

details

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B  vs
A4 6300 
Threads 2 2
L2 cache 1 MB 1 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 0.5 MB/core
L3 cache None None
Manufacture process 28 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C Unknown - 70°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.7 GHz 4.43 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.7 GHz 3.7 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.7 GHz 4.43 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ R5 Radeon™ HD 8370D
Latest DirectX 12.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 800 MHz 760 MHz

memory controller

Memory controller Built-in Built-in
Memory type
DDR3-2133
DDR3-1600
AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B
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