Average Bench: 33.4% (506th of 1182)

Based on 3,528 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00610F31, Model: AMD A8-6500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 20%Average: 33.4% Great: 39%
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The AMD A8-6500 APU averaged 66.6% 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. Single Core Mixed Speed 65.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-6500 APU is just 18.7%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD A8-6500 APU performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 209Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 208Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,528 samples)
Min Avg Max
41.5 1-Core 65.9 75.7
78.7 2-Core 122 141
44.7% 93.9 Pts
Min Avg Max
110 4-Core 204 240
135 8-Core 208 240
28% 206 Pts
Min Avg Max
139 64-Core 209 238
14% 209 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.8
2-Core 136
49% 104 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 224
32% 229 Pts
64-Core 229
15% 229 Pts
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.1
2-Core 135
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 219
31% 224 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.4
2-Core 141
50% 107 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 227
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 213
14% 213 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
1-Core 60.2
2-Core 124
43% 92.3 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 215
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 63.9
2-Core 122
44% 93 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 216
29% 213 Pts
64-Core 212
14% 212 Pts
FM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 138
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 194
8-Core 232
28% 213 Pts
64-Core 240
16% 240 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.7
2-Core 134
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 216
24% 185 Pts
64-Core 230
15% 230 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
1-Core 44.5
2-Core 87.4
31% 65.9 Pts
4-Core 79
8-Core 136
14% 107 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 19,408,950 CPUs tested.

 Prices

AmazonUS $1352 years
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Typical A8-6500 APU Builds (Compare 1,471 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

System: Asus M11BB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $165

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