Average Bench: 33.4% (506th of 1184)

Based on 3,917 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00610F31, Model: AMD A8-6500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 21%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 66.5% 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 65.8Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 122Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-6500 APU is just 17.6%. 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 3,917 samples)
Min Avg Max
42.1 1-Core 65.8 75.9
79.9 2-Core 122 141
44.7% 93.8 Pts
Min Avg Max
112 4-Core 204 240
138 8-Core 208 240
28.1% 206 Pts
Min Avg Max
142 64-Core 209 238
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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.4
2-Core 133
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 236
30% 223 Pts
64-Core 235
16% 235 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.7
2-Core 135
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 219
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 125
47% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 165
28% 194 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
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Typical A8-6500 APU Builds (Compare 1,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
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: $166

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