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AMD FX-7600P

AMD FX-7600P

The quad-core AMD FX-7600P is a mid-range processor based on the Kaveri architecture. It was revealed in June 2014 for notebooks and is manufactured by GlobalFoundries using a 28 nm SHP process. In addition to having two CPU modules for a total of four integer cores clocked at 2.7 - 3.6 GHz, the AMD chip also integrates a Radeon R7 GPU clocked at up to 686 MHz with 512 GCN shaders and a dual-channel DDR3-2133 memory controller.

Architecture 

Kaveri is the successor to the 2013 Richland architecture (e.g. A10-5750M). The revised CPU cores, codenamed Steamroller, represent the third generation of the module-based Bulldozer design. A number of major changes include modified decoders (now one per integer core), optimized branch prediction, and increased L1 I-cache from 64 KB to 96 KB per module. These revisions boost the performance per clock slightly over a similarly clocked Richland APU. For more details about the AMD Kaveri architecture, see our detailed analysis here:

Analysis of the AMD Kaveri Notebook Platform

Performance 

According to early benchmarks, the FX-7600P offers a CPU performance level similar to the Ivy Bridge-based Intel Core i3-3110M. While the FX-7600P takes the lead in many multi-threaded benchmarks, the Core i3 has superior single-threaded performance. Overall, the FX-7600P will be sufficient for multitasking daily workloads (Office, Internet browsing, multimedia) as well as more demanding programs.

Graphics

The Radeon R7 (Kaveri) GPU of the FX-7600P features a core clock of up to 686 MHz and 512 shader units. Since the GPU is based on AMD's GCN 1.1 architecture, both DirectX 11.2 "Tier 2" and Mantle are supported. Furthermore, the GPU can be used for general purpose computing in various applications, such as Adobe Photoshop via the OpenCL API. 

In terms of 3D performance, the GPU benefits from its high raw computational power and memory support up to DDR3-2133. Thus, the Radeon R7 is just slightly behind Intel's Iris Pro Graphics 5200 and roughly on par with a dedicated GeForce GT 730M. As of Q2 2014, it is one of the fastest integrated notebook graphics solutions that can handle many current games at low or medium settings at WXGA resolution.

Power Consumption

The power consumption of the entire APU is rated at 35 Watts, which is similar to other competing mid-range models. As a result, the FX-7600P is best suited for 14-inch notebooks or larger.

 

SeriesAMD Kaveri
CodenameKaveri
Clock Rate2700 - 3600 MHz
Front Side BusBGA (FP3) MHz
Level 1 Cache256 KB
Level 2 Cache4096 KB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)35 Watt
Transistor Count2410 Million
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
Die Size245 mm2
Max. Temperature105 °C
FeaturesSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-2133 Controller
GPUAMD Radeon R7 (Kaveri) (600 - 686 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Hardware VirtualizationAMD-V
Announcement Date06/04/2014
Product Link (external)AMD Kaveri FX-7600P

CPU Benchmarks

Cinebench R15: CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 75     avg: 75 (42.22%)     max: 75 Points
Cinebench R15: CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 228     avg: 228 (14.58%)     max: 228 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 5210     avg: 5210 (40.59%)     max: 5210 Points
Geekbench 3: 32 Bit Single-Core Score
0% 100%
min: 1861     avg: 1861 (53.08%)     max: 1861 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Stream
0% 100%
min: 2503     avg: 2503 (27.06%)     max: 2503 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Memory
0% 100%
min: 2247     avg: 2247 (24.24%)     max: 2247 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Floating Point
0% 100%
min: 5393     avg: 5393 (32.4%)     max: 5393 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Integer
0% 100%
min: 6391     avg: 6391 (48.01%)     max: 6391 Points
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit: Total Score
0% 100%
min: 4824     avg: 4824 (38.2%)     max: 4824 Points
TrueCrypt: Serpent Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.217     avg: 0.2 (11.73%)     max: 0.217 GB/s
TrueCrypt: Twofish Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 0.357     avg: 0.4 (20.83%)     max: 0.357 GB/s
TrueCrypt: AES Mean 100MB
0% 100%
min: 1.7     avg: 1.7 (19.08%)     max: 1.7 GB/s
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0: Pass 2
0% 100%
min: 17.6     avg: 17.6 (18.88%)     max: 17.6 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0: Pass 1
0% 100%
min: 75.5     avg: 75.5 (39.82%)     max: 75.5 fps
WinRAR: Result
0% 100%
min: 1200     avg: 1200 (16.49%)     max: 1200 KB/s
wPrime 2.0x: 32m
0% 100%
min: 16.5     avg: 16.5 (97.58%)     max: 16.5 seconds*
3DMark 11: Performance Physics 1280x720
0% 100%
min: 2348     avg: 2348 (17.77%)     max: 2348 points
3DMark 06 - CPU:
0% 100%
min: 3569     avg: 3569 (38.95%)     max: 3569 Points
Cinebench R11.5: CPU Single 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 0.87     avg: 0.9 (44.6%)     max: 0.88 Points
Cinebench R11.5: CPU Multi 64Bit
0% 100%
min: 2.5     avg: 2.6 (13.64%)     max: 2.68 Points
Cinebench R10: Rendering Single 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 2742     avg: 2742 (39.93%)     max: 2742 Points
Cinebench R10: Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
0% 100%
min: 7749     avg: 7749 (22.28%)     max: 7749 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M:
0% 100%
min: 23.5     avg: 23.5 (96.81%)     max: 23.5 Seconds*
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Other CPUs of the series AMD Kaveri

» AMD Kaveri FX-7600P
   2.7 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A10-7400P
   2.5 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A8-7200P
   2.4 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri FX-7500
   2.1 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A10 Pro-7350B
   2.1 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A10-7300
   1.9 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A8 Pro-7150B
   1.9 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A8-7100
   1.8 GHz / 4 MB
» AMD Kaveri A6-7000
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB
» AMD Kaveri A6 Pro-7050B
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
   3.06 GHz / 6 MB
- Intel Core i5 4200U
   1.6 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i5 4250U
   1.3 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core 2 Duo T9900
   3.06 GHz / 6 MB
- Intel Core 2 Duo T9800
   2.92 GHz / 6 MB
» AMD Kaveri FX-7600P
   2.7 GHz / 4 MB
+ Intel Core i5 480M
   2.67 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i7 2649M
   2.3 GHz / 512 KB + 4096 KB
+ Intel Core i5 540M
   2.53 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i5 460M
   2.53 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ Intel Core i3 5010U
   2.1 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
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Author: Klaus Hinum (Update: 2014-05-26)