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AMD A8-4500M vs A8-5550M

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AMD A8-4500M advantages

  • None

AMD A8-5550M advantages

  • Operating frequency of this CPU is higher than the frequency of the A8-4500M microprocessor.

A8-4500M vs A8-5550M specifications comparison

The graphs below demonstrate the difference between A8-5550M and A8-4500M most important features. These characteristics, along with an IPC (instructions per cycle) number, determine how well a processor performs. The "Operating frequency" graph uses dark color to represent base frequency, whereas lighter area is for additional frequency, provided by Turbo feature.

The number of cores / threads
5
4
3
2
1
0
 
 
4
 
4
 
 
Higher is better
Operating frequency
4
3.2
2.4
1.6
0.8
0
 
 
2.8GHz
 
3.1GHz
 
 
Higher is better
Thermal Design Power
40
32
24
16
8
0
 
 
35W
 
35W
 
 
Lower is better
 

  - AMD A8-4500M       - AMD A8-5550M

Detailed side by side comparison of A8-4500M vs AMD A8-5550M specs can be found in the "Specifications" tab.


Pros and Cons summary

A8-4500M A8-5550M
General recommendations:
None
  General recommendations:
Clocked higher

Drawbacks:

Operating frequency is lower
 

Drawbacks:

None
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Specifications

Please visit AMD A8-4500M and AMD A8-5550M pages for more detailed specifications of both microprocessors.

 AMD A8-4500MAMD A8-5550M
Market segmentMobile
ManufacturerAMD
FamilyA8-Series for Notebooks
Basic details
Model numberA8-4500MA8-5550M
CPU part numberAM4500DEC44HJAM5550DEC44HL
Introduction dateMay 15, 2012March 12, 2013
 
CPU features
Core nameTrinityRichland
Platform nameComal
MicroarchitecturePiledriver
Technology (micron)0.032
Data width (bits)64
SocketSocket FS1 (FS1r2)
Frequency (MHz)19002100
Turbo Frequency (MHz)28003100
L1 cache128 KB (code) / 64 KB (data)
L2 cache (KB)4096
Max temperature (°C)100105
TDP (Watt)35
Core voltage (V)0.8125 - 1.3 
Cores4
Threads4
Multiprocessing1
 
Instruction set extensions
AES / Advanced Encryption Standard+
AMD64 / EM64T 64-bit technology+
AVX / Advanced Vector Extensions+
BMI1 / Bit Manipulation+
F16C / 16-bit Floating-Point conversion+
FMA3 / 3-operand Fused Multiply-Add+
FMA4 / 4-operand Fused Multiply-Add+
MMX+
SSE+
SSE2+
SSE3+
SSE4.1+
SSE4.2+
SSSE3 / Supplemental SSE3+
XOP / eXtended Operations+
 
Supported technologies
PowerNow! / Enhanced SpeedStep+
Turbo Core / Turbo Boost+
Virtualization+
Virus Protection / Execute Disable bit+
 
Integrated Graphics
GPU TypeRadeon HD 7640GRadeon HD 8550G
Shader cores256
Base frequency (MHz)496515
Maximum frequency (MHz)685720
 
Integrated Memory Controller(s)
The number of controllers1
Memory channels2
Supported memoryDDR3-1600, DDR3L-1600, DDR3U-1333
Maximum memory bandwidth (GB/s)25.6
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