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

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AMD PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B

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Much higher clock speed 3.7 GHz vs 3.1 GHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Front view of AMD A8 7600

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Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 1 MB 4x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
More cores 4 vs 2 Twice as many cores; run more applications at once
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core
Much better overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.99 GHz vs 3.7 GHz Around 10% better overclocked clock speed (Air)
Better overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.81 GHz vs 3.7 GHz Around 5% better overclocked clock speed (Water)

Benchmarks Real world tests of PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B vs A8 7600

CompuBench 1.5 (Bitcoin mining) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 7600
64.45 mHash/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Face detection)

A8 7600
15.01 mPixels/s

CompuBench 1.5 (Ocean surface simulation) Data courtesy CompuBench

A8 7600
302.88 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
A8 7600 
Clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.1 GHz
Turbo clock speed 4 GHz 3.1 GHz
Cores Dual core Quad core
Is unlocked No No

features

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

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 8.09 pt/W
Typical power consumption 52.81W 52.81W

details

PRO A A6 6th Gen PRO A6-8550B  vs
A8 7600 
L2 cache 1 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
Manufacture process 28 nm 28 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 71.3°C Unknown - 71.3°C

overclocking

Overclocked clock speed 3.7 GHz 3.99 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Water) 3.7 GHz 3.81 GHz
Overclocked clock speed (Air) 3.7 GHz 3.99 GHz

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label Radeon™ R5 Radeon™ R7
Latest DirectX 12.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 800 MHz 720 MHz

memory controller

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