AMD Pro A8-8600B vs V-Series V140

AMD Pro A8-8600B
AMD V-Series V140

General info

Comparing Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Laptop
Series
AMD Carrizo
 
AMD V-Series
Achitecture codename
Carrizo
 
Champlain
Release date
3 June 2015
 
4 October 2010

Technical specs

Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
4
 
1
Number of threads
4
 
1
Maximum frequency
3 GHz
 
2.3 GHz
Bus support
n/d
 
3200 MHz
L1 cache
n/d
 
128 KB
L2 cache
2048 KB
 
512 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
45 nm
Transistor count
3100 Million
 
n/d
64 bit support
+
 
+

Compatibility

Information on Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
FP4
 
S1
Power consumption (TDP)
12-35 Watt
 
25 Watt

Technologies and extensions

Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140. 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 A8-8600B and V-Series V140 are enumerated here.
AMD-V
+
 
+
IOMMU 2.0
+
 
-

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140.
Supported memory types
DDR3 / DDR3L-2133
 
n/d
Max memory channels
2
 
n/d

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140.
Integrated graphics
 
n/d
iGPU core count
6
 
n/d
Number of pipelines
384
 
n/d
Enduro
+
 
-
Switchable graphics
+
 
-
UVD
+
 
-
VCE
+
 
-

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 integrated GPUs.
DisplayPort
+
 
-
HDMI
+
 
-

Graphics API support

APIs supported by Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 integrated GPUs, sometimes API versions are included.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
n/d
Vulkan
+
 
-

Peripherals

Specifications and connection of peripherals supported by Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140.
PCIe revision
3.0
 
n/d

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

Pro A8-8600B 7.41
V-Series V140 7.42 +0.1%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

Pro A8-8600B 2111 +10.4%
V-Series V140 1913

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

Pro A8-8600B 2 +266.7%
V-Series V140 1

wPrime 32

Pro A8-8600B 19 +263.7%
V-Series V140 68

Gaming performance

Let's see how good Pro A8-8600B and V-Series V140 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Advantages of AMD Pro A8-8600B

Much newer (3 June 2015 vs 4 October 2010)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 45 nm)
Less power hungry (12 vs 25 watts)
AES-NI save
FRTC
FreeSync
TrueAudioMenu
PowerNow
PowerGatingMenu
OutofBandManageMenu
RAIDSupportMenu
HSA
IOMMU20Menu
Enduro (saves battery charge by automatically switching between an integrated and discrete AMD GPU depending on workload. Similar to NVIDIA Optimus)
SwitchableGraphics
UVDMenu
VCEMenu
DisplayPortMenu
HDMIMenu
Vulkan (a contemporary API for graphics acceleration, based on now-discontinued Mantle)

Advantages of AMD V-Series V140

0.1% faster in synthetic tests
MMX (MultiMedia Extensions - the very first (1996) SIMD instruction expansion for Intel desktop CPUs, works with 64-bit registers)
SSE (Streaming SIMD Instructions - a SIMD instruction extension working with 128-bit registers)
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)

So, Pro A8-8600B or V-Series V140?

Technical City couldn't decide between AMD Pro A8-8600B and AMD V-Series V140. The differences in performance seem too small.
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