AMD A8-5500B: specs and benchmarks
AMD started AMD A8-5500B sales 2 October 2012. This is Trinity architecture desktop 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 3700 MHz and a locked multiplier.
Compatibility-wise, this is AMD Socket FM2 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 71 °C. It supports DDR3 Dual-channel memory.
It provides poor benchmark performance at 4.52 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7763.
Of A8-5500B processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.
Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Information on A8-5500B compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.
Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.
Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A8-5500B's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.
General parameters of GPU integrated into A8-5500B.
Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of A8-5500B. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.
This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.
Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.
Let's see how good A8-5500B is for a gaming PC, compared with system requirements of some popular titles. Remember that sometimes official hardware requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
This processor matches 92% minimum and 83% recommended requirements of all games known to us.
Overall A8-5500B performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.
We believe that the nearest equivalent to A8-5500B from Intel is Core i5-2450P, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 4 positions in our rating.
Here are some closest Intel rivals to A8-5500B: