AMD Ryzen 3 2200U vs AMD A8-6600K

Compare AMD Ryzen 3 Mobile with Radeon Vega Graphics 2 core CPU vs AMD A8-Series APU for Desktops 2 core processor, specs and benchmark score. Which is the better CPU for gaming?

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Benchmark Score

Overall Score

A combined score of all workloads

17 %
Identical
17 %

Gaming Score

The raw gaming performance with a fast GPU

32 %
3% slightly better gaming score
31 %

Multitasking Score

Performance in workloads using up to 8 cores

13 %
Identical
13 %

Heavy Workload Score

Performance in workloads using up to 16 cores

13 %
8% slightly better heavy workload score
12 %

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Other Benchmarks

Geekbench (multi) score

Multi threaded benchmark

1,386
1,425
2% slightly higher Geekbench (multi) score

Geekbench (single) score

Single threaded benchmark

614
18% slightly higher Geekbench (single) score
518

Specifications

Cores

Number of physical processing units

2
Identical
2

Threads

Number of logical processing units

4
Identical
4

Clock Speed

Base frequency at which the chip operates

3 GHz
4 GHz
56% significantly higher clock speed

Memory Channels

Lanes for simultaneous memory access

2
Identical
2

L1 Cache

Smallest embedded memory, but the fastest

384 KiB
100% significantly more L1 cache
192 KiB

L2 Cache

Secondary embedded memory, slower than L1 cache

1 MiB
24 MiB
2326% significantly more L2 cache

Other details

Rank

Ranking in the hardwareDB database

873rd of 1,337
909th of 1,337

Family

The product line

Ryzen 3 Mobile with Radeon Vega Graphics
A8-Series APU for Desktops

Release date

The official date of release of this chip

August 2018
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Memory Type

The type of memory used by this chip

DDR4
DDR3

Is Unlocked

Can this CPU can be overclocked

No
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Ryzen 3 2200U vs A8-6600K comparison

Our benchmark analysis concludes that the Ryzen 3 2200U performs better than the A8-6600K. Furthermore, our gaming benchmark shows that it also outperforms the A8-6600K in all gaming tests too.

When comparing these CPUs we notice that they have the same number of cores and the same number of threads. These CPUs have different clock speeds. Indeed, the A8-6600K has a significantly higher clock speed compared to the Ryzen 3 2200U. In terms of cache, the A8-6600K has significantly more L2 cache when compared to the Ryzen 3 2200U

Most CPUs have more threads than cores. This technology, colloquially called hyperthreading, improves performance by splitting a core into multiple virtual ones. This provides more efficient utilisation of a core. Indeed, the Ryzen 3 2200U has more threads than cores. Each physical core is split into multiple threads.

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