AMD Pro A6-8500B: specs and benchmarks

AMD Pro A6-8500B

Summary

AMD started AMD Pro A6-8500B sales 3 June 2015. This is Carrizo architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 2 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 28nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3000 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is FP4 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt. It supports DDR3/DDR3L-1600 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 5.31 percent of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7742.

General info

Of Pro A6-8500B processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Carrizo
 
Achitecture codename
Carrizo
 
Release date
3 June 2015
 

Technical specs

Pro A6-8500B's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pro A6-8500B's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
2
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
of 5 (FX-9590)
L2 cache
1024 KB
 
of 8192 (FX-8350)
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Transistor count
3100 Million
 
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on Pro A6-8500B compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
FP4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pro A6-8500B. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
AES-NI
+
 
FMA
FMA4
 
AVX
AVX
 
FRTC
+
 
FreeSync
+
 
TrueAudio
+
 
PowerNow
+
 
PowerGating
+
 
Out-of-band client management
+
 
VirusProtect
+
 
RAID
+
 
HSA
+
 

Virtualization technologies

Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by Pro A6-8500B are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
IOMMU 2.0
+
 

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pro A6-8500B.
Supported memory types
DDR3 / DDR3L-1600
 
Max memory channels
2
 

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into Pro A6-8500B.
Integrated graphics
 
iGPU core count
4
 
Number of pipelines
256
 
Enduro
+
 
Switchable graphics
+
 
UVD
+
 
VCE
+
 

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pro A6-8500B's integrated GPU.
DisplayPort
+
 
HDMI
+
 

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pro A6-8500B's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
Vulkan
+
 

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of Pro A6-8500B's supported peripherals.
PCIe revision
3.0
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pro A6-8500B. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

5.31

Passmark

2516

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Pro A6-8500B is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Pro A6-8500B performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Pro A6-8500B from Intel is Pentium 3825U, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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