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Front view of AMD PRO A A8 7th Gen PRO A8-9630B

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AMD PRO A A8 7th Gen PRO A8-9630B

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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
Significantly higher Maximum operating temperature 90 °C vs 74 °C More than 20% higher Maximum operating temperature
Higher GPU clock speed 800 MHz vs 760 MHz More than 5% higher GPU clock speed
Front view of AMD A8 5600K

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Is unlocked Yes vs No Somewhat common; An unlocked multiplier allows for easier overclocking
Much more l2 cache 4 MB vs 2 MB 2x more l2 cache; more data can be stored in the l2 cache for quick access later
Significantly higher clock speed 3.6 GHz vs 2.6 GHz Around 40% higher clock speed
Higher turbo clock speed 3.9 GHz vs 3.3 GHz Around 20% higher turbo clock speed
Much more l2 cache per core 1 MB/core vs 0.5 MB/core 2x more l2 cache per core

Features Key features of the PRO A A8 7th Gen PRO A8-9630B  vs A8 5600K 

clock speed

turbo clock speed

gpu clock speed

Specifications Full list of technical specs

summary

PRO A A8 7th Gen PRO A8-9630B  vs
A8 5600K 
Clock speed 2.6 GHz 3.6 GHz
Turbo clock speed 3.3 GHz 3.9 GHz
Cores Quad core Quad core
Is unlocked No Yes

features

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

details

PRO A A8 7th Gen PRO A8-9630B  vs
A8 5600K 
L2 cache 2 MB 4 MB
L2 cache per core 0.5 MB/core 1 MB/core
L3 cache None 0.5 MB
Manufacture process 28 nm 32 nm
Operating temperature Unknown - 90°C Unknown - 74°C

integrated graphics

GPU GPU GPU
Label R5 Radeon™ HD 7560D
Latest DirectX 12.0 11.0
GPU clock speed 800 MHz 760 MHz

power consumption

Typical power consumption N/A 81.25W
AMD PRO A A8 7th Gen PRO A8-9630B
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