AMD A6-6400K benchmarks

AMD A6-6400K

Below are comparison charts, showing how the AMD A6-6400K stands against other x86 processors in multi-threaded programs. The difference in performance between A6-6400K and each of the listed microprocessors is calculated as an average of differences in 11 multi-threaded benchmarks from our benchmark database. The list of test applications and programs includes Blowfish encryption, CINEBENCH R10, Euler3D, Fritz Chess Benchmark, PCMark05, MySQL 5.0.96 database test, and wPrime. Several audio and video encoding program are also taken into account, including FLAC audio encoding, H.264 video encoding, LAME MP3 audio encoding, and XVid video encoding.

Benchmarks of AMD A-Series CPUs for Socket FM2

This chart shows how well the A6-6400K performs in comparison with other processors from A-Series family. The "Specs" column in the chart shows differences between major specs for all microprocessors.

Click on the >   icon for any processor to view comprehensive comparison, including individual benchmarks and specifications, between that CPU and the AMD A6-6400K. This feature requires javascript, and will open in a popup window.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
200.7%4C, 4.1 GHz, 100W>
200.5%4C, 4.1 GHz, 100W>
197.1%4C, 4 GHz, 100W>
192.3%4C, 3.9 GHz, 100W>
189.8%4C, 3.8 GHz, 100W>
184.2%4C, 3.7 GHz, 65W>
182.0%4C, 3.6 GHz, 100W>
175.4%4C, 3.5 GHz, 65W>
175.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, 65W>
173.0%4C, 3.4 GHz, 65W>
163.1%4C, 3.2 GHz, 65W>
102.0%2C, 4 GHz, 65W>
100.0%2C, 3.9 GHz, 65W 
94.8%2C, 3.8 GHz, 65W>
93.0%2C, 3.6 GHz, 65W>
92.6%2C, 3.7 GHz, 65W>
92.4%2C, 3.6 GHz, 65W>
87.0%2C, 3.4 GHz, 65W>
86.9%2C, 3.4 GHz, 65W>
83.8%2C, 3.2 GHz, 65W>
80.2%2C, 3 GHz, 65W>

AMD CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This chart shows AMD CPUs with approximately the same level of performance as the AMD A6-6400K. All AMD microprocessors in the graph come with 2 cores.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
102.0%4 GHz, 65W>
Phenom II X2 B53
101.9%2.8 GHz, 6MB, 80W>
Athlon X2 7850
100.9%2.8 GHz, 2MB, 95W>
100.8%2.8 GHz, 65W>
Athlon II X2 221
100.8%2.8 GHz, 65W>
Athlon II X2 240e (C2)
100.0%2.8 GHz, 45W>
100.0%3.9 GHz, 65W 
Athlon II X2 235e
99.8%2.7 GHz, 45W>
Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (3 GHz, 125W)
99.1%3 GHz, 125W>
Athlon II X2 220
98.7%2.8 GHz, 65W>
97.9%2.7 GHz, 65W>
A4-3400 (HX)
97.7%2.7 GHz, 65W>
Athlon X2 7750 (BE)
97.3%2.7 GHz, 2MB, 95W>

Intel CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This benchmark chart includes Intel processors with multi-threaded performance, similar to the AMD A6-6400K. For the differences between most important characteristics of listed microprocessors please see the "Specs" column. The A-Series chip, and all Intel CPUs in the graph below have the following features: 2 cores.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Pentium G620T
105.6%2.2 GHz, 3MB, 35W>
Intel Celeron G550T
105.2%2.2 GHz, 2MB, 35W>
Intel Pentium E5400
102.6%2.7 GHz, 65W>
Intel Core 2 Duo E6750
102.5%2.67 GHz, 65W>
Intel Core 2 Duo E6700
102.3%2.67 GHz, 65W>
Intel Core 2 Duo E7200
101.6%2.53 GHz, 65W>
AMD A6-6400K
100.0%3.9 GHz, 65W 
Intel Celeron E3500
99.7%2.7 GHz, 65W>
Intel Pentium E5300
99.3%2.6 GHz, 65W>
Intel Pentium E5200
98.8%2.5 GHz, 65W>
Intel Celeron E3400
96.3%2.6 GHz, 65W>
Intel Celeron E3300
93.9%2.5 GHz, 65W>
Intel Core 2 Duo E6600
93.6%2.4 GHz, 65W>

A6-6400K compared to the fastest desktop CPUs

This chart shows how the AMD A6-6400K stands against the fastest desktop x86 processors from our benchmark database.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core i7-4770K
422.9%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4771
422.2%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770
421.1%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770S
402.2%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770
396.3%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770K
395.6%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770S
377.0%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2700K
374.0%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600
368.2%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600K
368.0%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD FX-8350
360.8%8C, 4 GHz>
Intel Core i5-4670
352.3%4C, 3.4 GHz>
AMD A6-6400K
100.0%2C, 3.9 GHz 

Popular performance comparisons

This benchmark graph displays relative multi-threading performance of CPUs, that are most commonly compared to the AMD A6-6400K.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
AMD FX-6300
249.6%6C, 3.5 GHz>
Intel Core i3-4130
207.8%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD A10-6800K
200.7%4C, 4.1 GHz>
AMD A8-6600K
192.3%4C, 3.9 GHz>
AMD A8-5600K
182.0%4C, 3.6 GHz>
AMD A8-6500
175.3%4C, 3.5 GHz>
AMD FX-4130
173.7%4C, 3.8 GHz>
Intel Pentium G3220
158.5%2C, 3 GHz>
AMD A6-6400K
100.0%2C, 3.9 GHz 
AMD A6-5400K
93.0%2C, 3.6 GHz>
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AMD A6-6400K is a dual-core desktop microprocessor, operating at 3.9 GHz. When needed, Turbo technology can increase frequency higher, up to 4.1 GHz. The AMD A6-6400K has 1MB of L2 cache, and 65 Watt Thermal Design Power. More details about this processor you can find on the AMD A6-6400K specs page.

More information

For averaged single- threaded performance please see AMD A6-6400K single-threaded benchmarks page.

Comparison of all tested A-Series processors can be found on the AMD A-Series benchmarks page.

Color codes

The benchmark charts use the following colors:
Athlon 64 X2
Athlon II X2
Athlon X2
Celeron Dual-Core
Core 2 Duo
Core i3
Core i5
Core i7
Pentium Dual-Core
Phenom II X2