AMD A8-9600: specs and benchmarks

AMD A8-9600

Summary

AMD started A8-9600 sales on July 2017 at a recommended price of $78. This is Bristol Ridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems.

Compatibility-wise, this is an 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 15.44 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen 9 3900X.

General info

Of A8-9600 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
25.77
 
Type
Desktop
 
Achitecture codename
Bristol Ridge
 
Release date
July 2017
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$78
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)
Price now
$57
 
of 8685 (Xeon E5-4650L)

Technical specs

A8-9600's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A8-9600's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.4 GHz
 
of 5
L2 cache
2048 KB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 7
Die size
246 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)
74 °C
 
of 105
Transistor count
1178 million
 
of 19200
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on A8-9600 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
 
of 8
Socket
AM4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
65 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A8-9600. 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 A8-9600 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A8-9600.
Supported memory types
DDR4-2400
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A8-9600.
Integrated graphics
 
iGPU core count
6
 
Enduro
+
 
UVD
+
 
VCE
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A8-9600's integrated GPU.
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A8-9600's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
Vulkan
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of A8-9600's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
Max number of PCIe lanes
8
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A8-9600. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

15.44

Passmark

4990

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A8-9600 is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall A8-9600 performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A8-9600 from Intel is Core i3-4350, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

Advices and comments

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