AMD A6-9500: specs and benchmarks

AMD A6-9500

Summary

AMD started AMD A6-9500 sales 27 July 2017 at a recommended price of $64. This is Bristol Ridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 2 threads, and is based on 28nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 74 °C. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 2.71 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of A6-9500 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
16.96
 
Type
Desktop
 
Architecture codename
Bristol Ridge
 
Release date
27 July 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$64
 
Price now
$48
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

A6-9500's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A6-9500's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
2
 
Maximum frequency
3.8 GHz
 
L2 cache
1024 KB
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Die size
246 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
74 °C
 
of 105 (Core i7-5557U)
Transistor count
1,178 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on A6-9500 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
1
 
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A6-9500. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
+
 
AVX
+
 
FRTC
+
 
FreeSync
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
TrueAudio
+
 
PowerNow
+
 
PowerGating
+
 
VirusProtect
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A6-9500 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A6-9500.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
of 2933 (Ryzen 5 2500X)
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A6-9500.
Integrated graphics
 
iGPU core count
6
 
Enduro
+
 
UVD
+
 
VCE
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A6-9500's integrated GPU.
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A6-9500's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
Vulkan
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of A6-9500's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
8
 
of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A6-9500. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.71

Passmark

2078

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A6-9500 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall A6-9500 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A6-9500 from Intel is Core 2 Quad Q6700, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

User rating

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Advices and comments

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