Average Bench: 33.2% (510th of 1184)

Based on 8,617 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00610F01, Model: AMD A8-5600K APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 20%Average: 33.2% Great: 40%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD A8-5600K APU averaged 66.8% 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 64.6Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 120Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-5600K APU is just 20%. 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 208Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 207Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,617 samples)
Min Avg Max
39.8 1-Core 64.6 77.3
73.6 2-Core 120 143
44% 92.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
117 4-Core 203 247
129 8-Core 207 248
27.9% 205 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 64-Core 208 246
14% 208 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
1-Core 70.2
2-Core 128
47% 99.1 Pts
4-Core 228
8-Core 232
31% 230 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 69.3
2-Core 129
47% 99.2 Pts
4-Core 229
8-Core 229
31% 229 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70
2-Core 127
47% 98.3 Pts
4-Core 227
8-Core 219
31% 223 Pts
64-Core 224
15% 224 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 135
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 223
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
1-Core 62.6
2-Core 102
40% 82.2 Pts
4-Core 148
8-Core 175
22% 162 Pts
64-Core 222
15% 222 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 53.3
2-Core 88.7
34% 71 Pts
4-Core 123
8-Core 176
19% 149 Pts
64-Core 208
14% 208 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 48.9
2-Core 72.5
30% 60.7 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 146
19% 140 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
1-Core 44.3
2-Core 76.2
29% 60.2 Pts
4-Core 110
8-Core 123
16% 116 Pts
64-Core 166
11% 166 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 16.8
2-Core 67
18% 41.9 Pts
4-Core 64
8-Core 126
12% 95 Pts
64-Core 173
12% 173 Pts
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Typical A8-5600K APU Builds (Compare 937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-F2A75M-D3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $499

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1 month ago.

it's slow and bottlenecks everything


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10 months ago.

best apu u can get if ur poor


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