APU A8-5500 Quad-Core
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APU A8-5500 Quad-Core Performance Specification
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3.2 GHz
3.7 GHz
4 cores
4 threads
Trinity
65W
32nm
Socket FM2
64 Bit
71°C
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APU A8-5500 Quad-Core Game Requirement Analysis

APU A8-5500 Quad-Core is a performance CPU based on the 32nm, Piledriver architecture.


It offers 4 Physical Cores (4 Logical), initially clocked at 3.2GHz, which may go up to 3.7GHz and 4MB of L2 Cache.
Among its many features, Turbo Core and Virtualization are activated.


The processor integrates mildly powerful Graphics called Radeon HD 7560D, with 256 Shader Processing Units, clocked at 760MHz, which share the L2 Cache and system RAM with the processor.
Both the processor and integrated graphics have a rated board TDP of 65W.


It offers average performance. This means it will become a bottleneck in some demanding applications.


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justthatrandomguy's Rig
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is this a good cpu? whenever i put in my specs for a game, it says low, or no. but here it says its good. should i upgrade this cpu? (to an fx 6350)

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killer3's Rig
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By any chance can somwone tell me if my set up is bottlenecking.

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darko6977's Rig
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your setup is botllencked by your CPU, OC it or buy a new one :D

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racemose's Rig
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what is an appropriate gpu to pair with this one?

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jopjop42's Rig
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Something around the neighborhood of a GTX 650/650 ti, or a graphics card with around 2000 Passmark rating.

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really good cpu for gaming :)

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Release in 01-Jul-2012 and still worse than Q9650

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This have graphich card and its 32nm.

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Why is this a 9 and the a10-5800k an 8?

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its a 7

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actually its 8 :l

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the slot were FM2 right? all of trinity use FM2 for it socket

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Yes FM2

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