Average Bench: 38.6% (549th of 1206)

Based on 9,490 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00610F01, Model: AMD A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 25%Average: 38.6% Great: 46%
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD A8-5600K APU averaged 61.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 64Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 119Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-5600K APU is 21.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD A8-5600K APU performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,490 samples)
Min Avg Max
40 1-Core 64 75.5
74.7 2-Core 119 141
43.5% 91.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
115 4-Core 201 244
131 8-Core 207 246
27.7% 204 Pts
Min Avg Max
131 64-Core 209 245
14% 209 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
FM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
1-Core 79.5
2-Core 160
56% 120 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 236
35% 249 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 134
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 229
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 226
15% 226 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
1-Core 69.6
2-Core 136
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 227
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 233
16% 233 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.9
2-Core 169
54% 119 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 164
28% 193 Pts
64-Core 219
15% 219 Pts
FM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 64.5
2-Core 133
46% 98.8 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 231
32% 231 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
1-Core 57.7
2-Core 99.1
38% 78.4 Pts
4-Core 232
8-Core 183
29% 207 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.3
2-Core 122
44% 92.5 Pts
4-Core 193
8-Core 194
26% 194 Pts
64-Core 187
13% 187 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.9
2-Core 90.7
38% 76.3 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 175
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
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Typical A8-5600K APU Builds (Compare 950 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A75M-D3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $499

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3 months ago.

it's slow and bottlenecks everything


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1 month ago.

best apu u can get if ur poor


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