The A8-5545M is a 4 core CPU from AMD released in 2013. This chip has an average overall score at 11% in our CPU benchmark. Our gaming benchmark shows that this CPU is an average processor for gaming, with a score of 20%. As for multitasking and heavy workloads, the A8-5545M scores 8% and 8% respectively. Indeed, this is a bad rating for very heavy workloads.
The A8-5545M has 4 cores and 4 threads. This chip has no simultaneous multithreading support, as it has the same number of cores as threads. This CPU has a locked multiplier, so you are not able to overclock it beyond this frequency.
In terms of cache, the A8-5545M has 512 KiB of level 1 cache, . This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.
Power and thermals for the AMD A8-5545M CPU are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 19 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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