Average Bench: 38.3% (556th of 1206)

Based on 9,891 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00610F01, Model: AMD A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 25%Average: 38.3% Great: 45%
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD A8-5600K APU averaged 61.7% 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 63.3Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 118Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-5600K APU is 20.2%. 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 205Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 204Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,891 samples)
Min Avg Max
37.9 1-Core 63.3 73.9
76 2-Core 118 141
43.2% 90.6 Pts
Min Avg Max
113 4-Core 200 242
125 8-Core 204 239
27.5% 202 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 64-Core 205 242
13.8% 205 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 137
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 237
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 232
16% 232 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.1
2-Core 127
47% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 230
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.2
2-Core 134
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 195
8-Core 189
26% 192 Pts
64-Core 184
12% 184 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 122
41% 87.9 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 228
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 218
15% 218 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.4
2-Core 114
41% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 215
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.2
2-Core 116
46% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 159
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 157
10% 157 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 84
36% 72.7 Pts
4-Core 176
8-Core 175
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
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Typical A8-5600K APU Builds (Compare 969 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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2 days ago.

it's slow and bottlenecks everything


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2 months ago.

best apu u can get if ur poor


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