Average Bench: 52.9% (676th of 1323)

Based on 6,302 user benchmarks.  Devices: 178BFBFF00610F31, Model: AMD A8-6500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics
Poor: 43%Average: 52.9% Great: 61%
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Average average bench

The AMD A8-6500 APU averaged 47.0% 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 70.5Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 66.1Pts

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD A8-6500 APU is just 18.5%. 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 209Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 6,302 samples)
Min Avg Max
55.9 Memory 70.5 83.3
44.3 1-Core 66.1 76
82 2-Core 123 141
53.5% 86.5 Pts
Min Avg Max
130 4-Core 206 239
142 8-Core 209 238
28.3% 207 Pts
Min Avg Max
151 64-Core 209 237
14% 209 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Server
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 75.2
1-Core 58.4
2-Core 138
55% 90.5 Pts
4-Core 234
8-Core 225
32% 230 Pts
64-Core 225
15% 225 Pts
P0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 74.6
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 132
57% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 230
32% 232 Pts
64-Core 227
15% 227 Pts
FM2 , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 66.2
1-Core 74.8
2-Core 125
54% 88.8 Pts
4-Core 224
8-Core 239
31% 232 Pts
64-Core 238
16% 238 Pts
FM2+ , 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Memory 59.9
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 140
54% 90.9 Pts
4-Core 250
8-Core 237
34% 244 Pts
64-Core 223
15% 223 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 48,383,792 CPUs tested.

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Typical A8-6500 APU Builds (Compare 1,103 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

System: Asus M11BB

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $170

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3 months ago.

The "I'm just gonna watch YouTube and do projects in powerpoint and excel" processor. Great if you need a (sort of?) sleeper PC, a entry level gaming pc (thanks to it's radeon R7), or, basic desktop use. Not recommended for playing heavy games or workstation, although you can try if you pair with something like a 750 ti.


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