The A8-4500M is a 2 core CPU from AMD. This chip has a bad overall score at 9% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is an average processor for gaming, with a score of 18%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the A8-4500M scores 7% and 7% respectively. Indeed, this is a bad rating for very heavy workloads.
The A8-4500M has 2 cores and 4 threads. This CPU makes use of simultaneous multithreading technology to improve performance on parallel tasks. Each physical CPU core is divided into multiple logical processors.
Power and thermals for the AMD A8-4500M CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 35 watts. This measures the amount of heat the processor produces when running at full load. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's good estimate.
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