Average Bench: 42.3% (903rd of 1288)

Based on 2,358 user benchmarks.  Device: 178BFBFF00300F10 Model: AMD A6-3500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 31%Average: 42.3% Great: 49%
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Below average average bench

The AMD A6-3500 APU averaged 57.6% 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. Memory Latency 66.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 40.2Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A6-3500 APU is just 17.9%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD A6-3500 APU performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 113Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 112Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,358 samples)
Min Avg Max
45 Memory 66.2 76.8
23.3 1-Core 40.2 46.1
48 2-Core 78 91.6
40.7% 61.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
57.6 4-Core 109 135
68.6 8-Core 112 136
15.1% 111 Pts
Min Avg Max
67.4 64-Core 113 136
7.6% 113 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz
Memory 73.5
1-Core 42.2
2-Core 83.8
44% 66.5 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 127
17% 126 Pts
64-Core 127
8% 127 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.1 GHz (avg)
Memory 70.3
1-Core 39.3
2-Core 76.5
42% 62 Pts
4-Core 98
8-Core 105
14% 101 Pts
64-Core 98.8
7% 98.8 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 65.5
1-Core 41.2
2-Core 78.3
41% 61.7 Pts
4-Core 119
8-Core 118
16% 119 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 58.2
1-Core 38.7
2-Core 72.1
37% 56.3 Pts
4-Core 93.1
8-Core 88
12% 90.6 Pts
64-Core 114
8% 114 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 52.2
1-Core 44.7
2-Core 84.1
38% 60.3 Pts
4-Core 121
8-Core 125
17% 123 Pts
64-Core 120
8% 120 Pts
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Memory 54.8
1-Core 41.4
2-Core 81.6
38% 59.3 Pts
4-Core 99.1
8-Core 118
14% 109 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
FM1 , 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.95 GHz (avg)
Memory 51.2
1-Core 41.8
2-Core 71.5
35% 54.8 Pts
4-Core 88.3
8-Core 58.5
11% 73.4 Pts
64-Core 79.8
5% 79.8 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 3 threads
Base clock 2.1 GHz, turbo 1.55 GHz (avg)
Memory 44.6
1-Core 30.3
2-Core 58.7
29% 44.5 Pts
4-Core 75
8-Core 73.5
10% 74.2 Pts
64-Core 76.5
5% 76.5 Pts
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Typical A6-3500 APU Builds (Compare 580 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 5%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $167

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Average

12 months ago.

It sucks, but somehow I can run about 100 games with taking up 2-3 TB of space, with a GTS450 GPU and everything works fine until now. It may be about to explode and kill me.


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2 years ago.

It is fine for running basic office applications, but it sucks for gaming.


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