AMD A8-5500

AMD A8-5500 Benchmark

AMD A8-5500 Processor benchmark and specs - 2 core AMD CPU rating. Is the A8-5500 good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

17 %
Average score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 896th out of 1,335 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
17 % 31 % 13 % 13 %
Average Good Average Average

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Geekbench (single)
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1,223 443

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CPU Comparison

The AMD A8-5500 compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

AMD A8-5500
17 %
Intel Core i3-2120
16 %
Intel Core i5-7200U
15 %
Intel Core i7-3687U
15 %
AMD Athlon X4 760K
14 %
Intel Core i5-4310U
14 %
Intel Core i3-550
9 %


Cores 2
Threads 4
TDP 65 W

AMD A8-5500

The A8-5500 is a 2 core CPU from AMD. This chip has an average overall score at 17% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is a good processor for gaming, with a score of 31%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the A8-5500 scores 13% and 13% respectively. Indeed, this is an average rating for very heavy workloads.

The A8-5500 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 A8-5500 CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 65 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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