AMD A8-3520M: specs and benchmarks

AMD A8-3520M

Summary

AMD started AMD A8-3520M sales 20 December 2011. This is Llano architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 32 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 2500 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket FS1 processor with a TDP of 35 Watt. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 1.51 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 3995WX.

General info

Of A8-3520M processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
AMD A-Series
 
Architecture codename
Llano
 
Release date
20 December 2011
 

Technical specs

A8-3520M's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A8-3520M's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Base frequency
1.6 GHz
 
of 4.7 (FX-9590)
Maximum frequency
2.5 GHz
 
L1 cache
128 KB (per core)
 
of 896 (Atom C3950)
L2 cache
1 MB (per core)
 
Manufacturing process technology
32 nm
 
Die size
228 mm2
 
Transistor count
1,178 million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on A8-3520M 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
FS1
 
Power consumption (TDP)
35 Watt
 
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A8-3520M are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A8-3520M.
Supported memory types
DDR3 Dual-channel
 
of 4266 (Ryzen 9 4900H)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A8-3520M.
Integrated graphics
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A8-3520M. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

1.51

3DMark06 CPU

2483

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

1757

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

5676

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.51

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2

Geekbench 2

3501

Passmark

1340

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A8-3520M is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall A8-3520M performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A8-3520M from Intel is Pentium Dual Core T4500, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 5 positions in our rating.

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