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AMD A8-5600K APU

Price and performance details for the AMD A8-5600K APU can be found below. This is made using thousands of PerformanceTest benchmark results and is updated daily.

  • The first graph shows the relative performance of the CPU compared to the 10 other common (single) CPUs in terms of PassMark CPU Mark.
  • The 2nd graph shows the value for money, in terms of the CPUMark per dollar.
  • The pricing history data shows the price for a single Processor. For multiple Processors, multiply the price shown by the number of CPUs.

Is the AMD A8-5600K APU Good for Gaming?

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AMD A8-5600K APU


Class: Desktop

Socket: FM2

Clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Turbo Speed: 3.9 GHz

Cores: 4 (in 4 physical modules)

Typical TDP: 100 W

Cache Size: L1: 320 KB, L2: 8.0 MB,

Other names: AMD A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics

CPU First Seen on Charts: Q4 2012

CPUmark/$Price: 40.90

Overall Rank: 2265

Last Price Change: $69.01 USD (2022-08-25)

Average CPU Mark

Single Thread Rating: 1426
Samples: 1069*
*Margin for error: Low

PerformanceTest V9
CPU Mark: 4,517
Thread: 1,385

CPU Test Suite Average Results for AMD A8-5600K APU

Integer Math18,866 MOps/Sec
Floating Point Math4,950 MOps/Sec
Find Prime Numbers11 Million Primes/Sec
Random String Sorting6,039 Thousand Strings/Sec
Data Encryption853.7 MBytes/Sec
Data Compression47,812 KBytes/Sec
Physics250 Frames/Sec
Extended Instructions1,189 Million Matrices/Sec
Single Thread1,426 MOps/Sec
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 3rd of December 2023.

CPU Mark Distribution for AMD A8-5600K APU

Submitted Baseline Distribution Graph as of 2nd of December 2023
From submitted results to PerformanceTest V10 as of 2nd of December 2023.
For distribution graph only: Results are trimmed to exclude outliers by disregarding the bottom 1% and top 1% of submissions.

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Pricing History

Last 5 Baselines for AMD A8-5600K APU
Most recent listed first
Baseline CPU Mark
BL1947861 - Nov 16 2023
BL1936458 - Oct 31 2023
BL1929387 - Oct 21 2023
BL5048847 - Oct 21 2023
BL1922840 - Oct 12 2023
Additional baselines can be obtained using Windows version of PerformanceTest's Manage Baselines feature.
Popular comparisons for AMD A8-5600K APU
As of 3rd of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Average CPU Mark
AMD A8-5600K APU
AMD A10-5700 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,695 (-4.5%)
AMD A8-5500 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,587 (-8.3%)
Intel Core i3-3250 @ 3.50GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,426 (-14.0%)
AMD A10-7850K APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,424 (+21.3%)
Intel Core i3-3245 @ 3.40GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,337 (-17.2%)
AMD Phenom II X4 965 vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,604 (-7.8%)
AMD Phenom II X4 955 vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,485 (-12.0%)
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650 @ 3.00GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,455 (-13.0%)
AMD A8-3870K APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,302 (-18.5%)
Intel Core i5-650 @ 3.20GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,242 (-20.6%)
AMD A6-3670 APU vs AMD A8-5600K APU
2,165 (-23.3%)
Intel Core i5-2500S @ 2.70GHz vs AMD A8-5600K APU
3,380 (+19.8%)

Is the AMD A8-5600K APU Good for Gaming?
As of 3rd of December 2023 - Higher results represent better performance
Processor Relative Gaming Score
AMD Ryzen 9 7900X3D
AMD Ryzen 7 7800X3D
Intel Core i9-13900KS
AMD Ryzen 9 7950X3D
Intel Core i9-14900KF
Intel Core i9-14900K
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X3D
Intel Core i9-13900K
Intel Core i5-14600K
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 7945WX
Intel Core i7-13790F
Intel Core i9-13900KF
AMD A8-5600K APU