AMD A8-6600K benchmarks

AMD A8-6600K

Below you will find comparison charts, telling how the AMD A8-6600K stands against other x86 processors in multi-threaded programs. The difference in performance between A8-6600K and each of the listed CPUs 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 AMD A8-6600K performs in comparison with other processors from A-Series family. The "Specs" column in the chart shows differences between major specs for all CPUs.

Click on the >   icon for any microprocessor to view comprehensive comparison, including individual benchmarks and specifications, between that CPU and the AMD A8-6600K. This feature requires javascript, and will open in a popup window.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
104.4%4C, 4.1 GHz, 100W>
104.3%4C, 4.1 GHz, 100W>
102.5%4C, 4 GHz, 100W>
100.0%4C, 3.9 GHz, 100W 
98.7%4C, 3.8 GHz, 100W>
96.0%4C, 3.7 GHz, 65W>
94.6%4C, 3.6 GHz, 100W>
91.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, 65W>
91.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, 65W>
90.1%4C, 3.4 GHz, 65W>
84.9%4C, 3.2 GHz, 65W>
54.0%2C, 4 GHz, 65W>
52.9%2C, 3.9 GHz, 65W>
50.2%2C, 3.8 GHz, 65W>
49.2%2C, 3.6 GHz, 65W>
49.0%2C, 3.7 GHz, 65W>
48.9%2C, 3.6 GHz, 65W>
46.0%2C, 3.4 GHz, 65W>
46.0%2C, 3.4 GHz, 65W>
44.3%2C, 3.2 GHz, 65W>
42.4%2C, 3 GHz, 65W>

AMD CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This chart shows AMD processors with approximately the same level of performance as the AMD A8-6600K. All AMD CPUs in the graph come with 4 cores.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
102.8%2.9 GHz, 100W>
102.5%4 GHz, 100W>
Phenom II X4 925 (C2)
101.5%2.8 GHz, 6MB, 103.1W>
Phenom II X4 840T
101.3%2.9 GHz, 6MB, 95W>
Athlon II X4 640
101.1%3 GHz, 95W>
Athlon II X4 640 (E0)
100.4%3 GHz, 95W>
100.0%3.9 GHz, 100W 
99.7%4.2 GHz, 8MB, 125W>
Athlon II X4 641
99.6%2.8 GHz, 100W>
98.7%3.8 GHz, 100W>
Athlon X4 760K
98.5%3.8 GHz, 100W>
Athlon II X4 635 (C3)
98.2%2.9 GHz, 95W>
Athlon II X4 635 (C2)
98.1%2.9 GHz, 95W>

Intel CPUs with similar multi-threaded performance

This benchmark chart includes Intel microprocessors with multi-threaded performance, similar to the AMD A8-6600K. Please see the "Specs" column for the differences between most important characteristics of listed CPUs.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550
109.8%4C, 2.83 GHz>
Intel Core i3-4130
108.4%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9505
104.1%4C, 2.83 GHz>
Intel Core i3-3250
103.5%2C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i3-3240
100.8%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i3-3245
100.3%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD A8-6600K
100.0%4C, 3.9 GHz 
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400
99.5%4C, 2.67 GHz>
Intel Core i3-2130
98.4%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i3-3225
98.1%2C, 3.3 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i3-3220
97.9%2C, 3.3 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i3-2120
95.8%2C, 3.3 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i3-2125
95.7%2C, 3.3 GHz, HT>

A8-6600K compared to the fastest desktop CPUs

This chart shows how the AMD A8-6600K stands against the fastest desktop x86 processors from our benchmark database.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
Intel Core i7-4770K
217.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4771
216.9%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770
216.4%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-4770S
206.9%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770
203.8%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770K
203.3%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-3770S
194.0%4C, 3.1 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2700K
192.2%4C, 3.5 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600
188.0%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
Intel Core i7-2600K
187.9%4C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD FX-8350
184.4%8C, 4 GHz>
Intel Core i5-4670
181.9%4C, 3.4 GHz>
AMD A8-6600K
100.0%4C, 3.9 GHz 

Popular performance comparisons

This graph displays relative multi-threading performance of microprocessors, that are most commonly compared to the A8-6600K.

ModelRelative performance Specs 
AMD FX-6300
128.5%6C, 3.5 GHz>
Intel Core i3-4130
108.4%2C, 3.4 GHz, HT>
AMD A10-6800K
104.4%4C, 4.1 GHz>
AMD A8-6600K
100.0%4C, 3.9 GHz 
AMD A10-5800K
98.7%4C, 3.8 GHz>
AMD FX-4300
97.8%4C, 3.8 GHz>
AMD A8-6500
91.3%4C, 3.5 GHz>
Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
86.4%4C, 2.4 GHz>
AMD A8-5500
84.9%4C, 3.2 GHz>
AMD A6-6400K
52.9%2C, 3.9 GHz>
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AMD A8-6600K is a quad-core desktop processor, operating at 3.9 GHz. When necessary, Turbo technology can bump frequency higher, up to 4.2 GHz. The AMD A8-6600K has 4MB of last level cache, and 100 Watt power consumption. More details about this CPU you can find on the A8-6600K specs page.

More information

For averaged single- threaded performance please see A8-6600K single-threaded benchmarks page.

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

Color codes

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Athlon II X4
Athlon X4
Core 2 Quad
Core i3
Core i5
Core i7
Phenom II X4