AMD A8-3500M vs Ryzen 3 3200U

AMD A8-3500M
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U

General info

Comparing A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD A-Series
AMD Ryzen 3
Architecture codename
Release date
14 June 2011
6 January 2019

Technical specs

A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Base frequency
1.5 GHz
2.6 GHz
Maximum frequency
2.4 GHz
3.5 GHz
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
128K (per core)
L2 cache
1 MB (per core)
512K (per core)
L3 cache
no data
4 MB (shared)
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
12 nm
Die size
228 mm2
246 mm2
Maximum core temperature
no data
105 °C
Transistor count
1,178 million
4500 Million
64 bit support


Information on A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U 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 (Uniprocessor)
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
15 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U are enumerated here.

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Dual-channel
DDR4 Dual-channel
Maximum memory size
no data
64 GB
Max memory channels
no data
Maximum memory bandwidth
no data
35.76 GB/s
ECC memory support

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U.


Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U.
PCIe revision
no data
Max number of PCIe lanes
no data

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A8-3500M 5.00
Ryzen 3 3200U 5.06 +1.2%

3DMark06 CPU

A8-3500M 2256
Ryzen 3 3200U 3755 +66.4%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A8-3500M 1586
Ryzen 3 3200U 4258 +168.5%

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A8-3500M 5170
Ryzen 3 3200U 9284 +79.6%

wPrime 32

A8-3500M 24
Ryzen 3 3200U 14 +71.7%

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A8-3500M and Ryzen 3 3200U are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD A8-3500M

3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)

Advantages of AMD Ryzen 3 3200U

1.2% faster in synthetic tests
Much newer (6 January 2019 vs 14 June 2011)
Finer manufacturing process technology (12 vs 32 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 35 watts)
AVX2 (Advanced Vector Extensions 2 - an extension to AVX, the set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AVX (Advanced Vector Extensions - a set of SIMD instructions working with 128- and 256-bit registers)
AES (Advanced Encryption Standard instructions set - hardware acceleration of AES encryption and decryption. Speeds up encryption software, e.g. Veracrypt)
x86-64 (a general name for 64-bit extension of x86 instruction set. There are AMD64 and Intel 64 versions that differ very little)
AES-NI save

So, A8-3500M or Ryzen 3 3200U?

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