AMD A8-6500
AMD FX-4300
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AMD A8-6500 vs AMD FX-4300. Specifications, performance, tests

Overall score
star star star star star
Released
Q2/2013
AMD A8-6500
AMD A8-6500
Released
Q4/2012
Overall score
star star star star star
AMD FX-4300
AMD FX-4300

Differences

Reasons to consider
AMD A8-6500
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  • Performance per watt
    65 W left arrow 95 W
    1.46 times less performance per watt

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    Reasons to consider
    AMD FX-4300
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    • Higher clock speed
      3.80 GHz left arrow 3.50 GHz
      Around 8% better clock speed

    Positions in all rankings

      Specifications

      Complete list of technical specifications
      AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
      AMD FX-4300 AMD FX-4300
      CPU generation and family
      • Segment
        Desktop / Server left arrow Desktop / Server
      • Family
        AMD A left arrow AMD FX
      • Generation
        3 left arrow 2
      • CPU group
        AMD A8-6000 left arrow AMD FX-4300
      CPU Cores and Base Frequency
      • Frequency
        3.50 GHz left arrow 3.80 GHz
      • CPU Cores
        4 left arrow 4
      • Turbo (1 Core)
        4.10 GHz left arrow No turbo
      • CPU Threads
        4 left arrow 4
      • Turbo (4 Cores)
        4.10 GHz left arrow No turbo
      • Hyperthreading
        No left arrow No
      • Overclocking
        Yes left arrow Yes
      • Core architecture
        normal left arrow normal
      Internal Graphics
      • GPU name
        AMD Radeon HD 8570D left arrow no iGPU
      • GPU frequency
        0.84 GHz left arrow
      • GPU (Turbo)
        No turbo left arrow No turbo
      • Execution units
        4 left arrow
      • Shader
        256 left arrow
      • Max. GPU Memory
        2 GB left arrow --
      • Max. displays
        2 left arrow
      • Generation
        5 left arrow
      • DirectX Version
        11.2 left arrow
      • Technology
        32 nm left arrow
      • Release date
        Q2/2013 left arrow
      Hardware codec support
      • h265 / HEVC (8 bit)
        No left arrow No
      • h265 / HEVC (10 bit)
        No left arrow No
      • h264
        Decode left arrow No
      • VP9
        No left arrow No
      • VP8
        No left arrow No
      • AV1
        No left arrow No
      • AVC
        Decode left arrow No
      • VC-1
        Decode left arrow No
      • JPEG
        Decode / Encode left arrow No
      Memory & PCIe
      • Memory type
        DDR3-1866 left arrow DDR3-1866
      • ECC
        No left arrow Yes
      • Memory channels
        2 left arrow 2
      Encryption
      • AES-NI
        Yes left arrow Yes
      Thermal Management
      • TDP (PL1)
        65 W left arrow 95 W
      Technical details
      • Instruction set (ISA)
        x86-64 (64 bit) left arrow x86-64 (64 bit)
      • Virtualization
        AMD-V left arrow AMD-V
      • ISA extensions
        SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 left arrow SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
      • L3-Cache
        4.00 MB left arrow 4.00 MB
      • Architecture
        Richland (Piledriver) left arrow Vishera (Bulldozer)
      • Technology
        32 nm left arrow 32 nm
      • Socket
        FM2 left arrow AM3+
      • Release date
        Q2/2013 left arrow Q4/2012
      Devices using this processor
      • Used in
        Unknown left arrow Unknown

      Performance tests

      Real tests CPUs
      Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)
      Geekbench 5 SC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
      Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
      Geekbench 5 MC is a popular cross-platform performance test for desktop or mobile processors that uses system memory intensively
      Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)
      Geekbench 3 SC for one CPU core, includes stress tests simulating real 3D scenarios for Windows, Mac, Linux, Ansroid, iOS
      Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)
      Geekbench 3 MC using a multi-core and hyperthreading, includes stress tests simulating real 3D scenarios for Windows, Mac, Linux, Ansroid, iOS
      Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)
      The PC CPU and GPU test involves rendering a specific 3D scene in single-core mode, based on CINEMA 4D
      Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)
      The PC CPU and GPU test involves rendering a specific 3D scene in multi-core mode and hyperthreading, based on CINEMA 4D
      Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark
      PassMark is a test suite that performs complex mathematical calculations to determine CPU performance on file compression, encryption and physics-related tasks

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