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AMD A6-3600 APU

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Is the AMD A6-3600 APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A6-3600 APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM1

Clockspeed: 2.1 GHz

Turbo Speed: 2.4 GHz

Cores: 4 Threads: 4

Typical TDP: 65 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 A6-3600 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2011

CPUmark/$Price: 65.94

Overall Rank: 3039

Last Price Change: $24.95 USD (2020-06-04)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 897
Samples: 136*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 2,606
Thread: 745

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A6-3600 APU

Integer Math4,745 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math3,863 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers8 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting4,373 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption444.7 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression35,210 KBytes/Sec
Physics160 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions815 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread897 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 13th of April 2024.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A6-3600 APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 9th of April 2024

Not Enough Data from Current Version of PerformanceTest to Create Distribution Graph.

From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 9th of April 2024.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A6-3600 APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1825781 - May 24 2023
BL1774484 - Mar 21 2023
BL1749337 - Feb 19 2023
BL1724944 - Jan 20 2023
BL1690864 - Dec 09 2022
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A6-3600 APU
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A6-3600 APU
Intel Core i3-2130 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A6-3600 APU
2,035 (+23.7%)
AMD A6-3620 APU vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,851 (+12.5%)
Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.10GHz vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,847 (+12.2%)
AMD Athlon II X3 455 vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,863 (+13.3%)
Intel Core i3-2100T @ 2.50GHz vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,488 (-9.5%)
AMD Phenom II X4 960T vs AMD A6-3600 APU
2,344 (+42.5%)
Intel Core i3-3220 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A6-3600 APU
2,263 (+37.5%)
Intel Core i3-2120 @ 3.30GHz vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,953 (+18.7%)
AMD Athlon II X4 600e vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,795 (+9.1%)
AMD Phenom 9550 Quad-Core vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,656 (+0.7%)
AMD Phenom 9500 Quad-Core vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,549 (-5.9%)
AMD A4-5300 APU vs AMD A6-3600 APU
1,364 (-17.1%)

Is the AMD A6-3600 APU Good for Gaming?
As of 14th of April 2024 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
Intel Core i9-14900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900K
Intel Core i9-14900KF
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i7-14700K
AMD A6-3600 APU