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AMD A6-3420M APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A6-3420M APU can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

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Is the AMD A6-3420M APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A6-3420M APU


Class: Laptop

Socket: FS1

Clockspeed: 1.5 GHz

Turbo Speed: 2.4 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 35 W

Cache per CPU Package:
L1 Instruction Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L1 Data Cache: 4 x 64 KB
L2 Cache: 4 x 1024 KB

Other names: AMD A6-3420M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q1 2012

CPUmark/$Price: NA

Overall Rank:
3379th fastest in multithreading out of 4757 CPUs
3559th fastest in single threading out of 4757 CPUs
823rd fastest in out of 1413 Laptop CPUs

Last Price Change: NA

Average CPU Mark rating
Multithread Rating
Single Thread Rating

Samples: 726*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 1,897
Thread: 579

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A6-3420M APU

Integer Math3,291 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math2,995 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting3,635 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption344.5 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression29,168 KBytes/Sec
Physics151 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions650 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread775 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 15th of July 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A6-3420M APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 9th of July 2024
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 9th of July 2024.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Last 5 Baselines for AMD A6-3420M APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1991555 - Jan 09 2024
BL1986487 - Jan 03 2024
BL1915422 - Oct 01 2023
BL1904520 - Sep 15 2023
BL1899907 - Sep 08 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A6-3420M APU
As of 15th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A6-3420M APU
Intel Core i3-2350M @ 2.30GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,261 (-2.6%)
Intel Core i3-2330M @ 2.20GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,225 (-5.4%)
AMD A8-3520M APU vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,448 (+11.8%)
Intel Core i5-2467M @ 1.60GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,444 (+11.5%)
Intel Core i3-2370M @ 2.40GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,364 (+5.3%)
Intel Core i5-480M @ 2.67GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,323 (+2.2%)
AMD A6-3410MX APU vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,263 (-2.5%)
Intel Core i3-3217U @ 1.80GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,224 (-5.5%)
Intel Core i3-2310M @ 2.10GHz vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,220 (-5.8%)
AMD A8-3510MX APU vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,614 (+24.6%)
AMD A8-3530MX APU vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,608 (+24.2%)
AMD A6-3430MX APU vs AMD A6-3420M APU
1,448 (+11.8%)

Is the AMD A6-3420M APU Good for Gaming?
As of 15th of July 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900HX
Intel Core i9-13950HX
Intel Core i9-13900HX
Intel Core i9-13980HX
AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX3D
Intel Core i7-14650HX
Intel Core i7-13850HX
Intel Core i9-13900HK
Intel Core i9-13905H
Intel Core i5-14500HX
Intel Core Ultra 9 185H
Intel Core i7-13800H
AMD A6-3420M APU