AMD A8-6600K

AMD A8-6600K Benchmark

AMD A8-6600K Processor benchmark and specs - 4 GHz 2 core AMD A8-Series APU for Desktops CPU rating. Is the A8-6600K good for gaming?

CPU Benchmark Score

17 %
Average score from 1 sample
High uncertainty

Ranked 908th out of 1,335 in the CPU Database.

Overall Gaming Multitasking Heavy Workloads
17 % 31 % 13 % 12 %
Average Good Average Average

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CPU Comparison

The AMD A8-6600K compared against popular alternatives. Compare against more CPUs with our CPU Comparison Tool.

Intel Core i5-760
17 %
Intel Core i3-4130
17 %
Intel Core i5-4210H
17 %
AMD A8-6600K
17 %
AMD A8-8650
16 %
AMD A8-5600K
16 %
Intel Celeron J4125
13 %


Clock Speed 3.9 GHz
Cores 2
Threads 4
L1 Cache 192 KiB
L2 Cache 24847 KiB
Family A8-Series APU for Desktops
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Channels 2

AMD A8-6600K

The A8-6600K 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 A8-6600K scores 13% and 12% respectively. Indeed, this is an average rating for very heavy workloads.

The A8-6600K 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. This AMD CPU has a clock speed of 3.9 GHz.

As for memory, the A8-6600K makes use of DDR3 memory. The faster the memory, the better. Faster memory means that the CPU doesn't have to wait to get the data it needs. Furthermore, this chip can handle up to 2 channels of RAM, a multichannel memory architecture allows for higher data transfer between the CPU and the memory. However, to take advantage of this, you must have enough memory slots filled.

In terms of cache, the A8-6600K has 192 KiB of level 1 cache, 24 MiB of level 2 cache. This is a fast memory located close to the processor, which stores copies of frequently used data from main memory.

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