AMD A4-5150M vs AMD A8-5557M

AMD A4-5150M

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The AMD A4-5150M is a mobile dual-core processor based on the Richland-architecture. As successor to the A4-4300M, the A4-5150M has a slightly higher CPU and graphics performance and settles in the low end segment. The APU integrates 2 CPU cores, a DirectX 11 graphics unit and the Northbridge along with a DDR3 memory controller.

Compared to Trinity, Richland has been modified just slightly. Therefore, no changes in the feature set or the Pro-MHz performance can be reported. The design of the chip is still based on the Bulldozer architecture, which consists of so-called modules. Each module integrates 2 integer units, but only one FPU. Just like Trinity, Richland supports nearly all current techniques such as AVX (including FMA), AES or Turbo Core.

According to our benchmarks, the A4-5150M performs similar to the A6-4400M and just matches a Pentium P6000. Consequently, the performance in less demanding applications and games is sufficient.

The graphics unit called Radeon HD 8350G offers 128 shader units (VLIW4) and clocks slightly higher than the similar HD 7420G. With fast dual-channel memory, performance is somewhat below a dedicated Radeon HD 7450M.

The power consumption of the entire APU is rated at 35 watts, which is comparable to conventional middle-class models of competition. Thus, the APU is best suited for 14 inch notebooks or bigger.

AMD A8-5557M

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The AMD A8-5557M is a mobile quad-core processor based on the Richland-architecture. In contrast to the A8-5550M, the 5557M is a BGA version. As successor to the A8-4500M, the A8-5550M/5557M has a slightly higher CPU and graphics performance and settles in the lower middle class. The APU integrates 4 CPU cores, a DirectX 11 graphics unit and the Northbridge along with a DDR3 memory controller.

Compared to Trinity, Richland has been modified just slightly. Therefore, no changes in the feature set or the Pro-MHz performance can be reported. The design of the chip is still based on the Bulldozer architecture, which consists of so-called modules. Each of the two modules integrates 2 integer units, but only one FPU. Just like Trinity, Richland supports nearly all current techniques such as AVX (including FMA), AES or Turbo Core.

According to the clock rates of 2.1 to 3.1 GHz, the A8-5557M should perform about 15 percent slower than the A10-5750M and just reach a Core i3-2310M. Consequently, the performance in current applications and games is sufficient.

The graphics unit called Radeon HD 8550G offers 256 shader units (VLIW4) and clocks slightly higher than the HD 7640G at 554 -  720 MHz. With fast dual-channel memory, performance is expected to match a dedicated Radeon HD 7570M.

The power consumption of the entire APU is rated at 35 watts, which is comparable to conventional middle-class models of competition. Thus, the APU is best suited for 14 inch notebooks or bigger.

AMD A4-5150MAMD A8-5557M
AMD A-SeriesAMD A-Series
RichlandRichland
: A-Series Richland
AMD A10-5750M (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5757M (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5745M (compare)2100 - 2900 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5550M (compare)2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5557M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5545M (compare)1700 - 2700 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6-5350M (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5357M (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
» AMD A4-5150M2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5345M (compare)2200 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5145M (compare)2000 - 2600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A10-5750M (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5757M (compare)2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5745M (compare)2100 - 2900 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5550M (compare)2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
» AMD A8-5557M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5545M (compare)1700 - 2700 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6-5350M (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5357M (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5150M2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5345M (compare)2200 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5145M (compare)2000 - 2600 MHz2 / 2
2700 - 3300 MHz2100 - 3100 MHz
96 KB
1 MB4 MB
2 / 24 / 4
35 35
1300
32 0.925-32
246 mm2
105 °C
FS1r2BGA
SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA (3, 4), DDR3-1600 ControllerSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 Controller
iGPUAMD Radeon HD 8350G (514 - 720 MHz)AMD Radeon HD 8550G (554 - 720 MHz)
AMD A-Series A4-5150M

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
105 Points (2%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
54 Points (25%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
1.2 Points (4%)
1.9 Points (6%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
0.7 Points (35%)
0.8 Points (39%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
2446 Points (27%)
2115 Points (23%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
3589 Points (7%)
5259 Points (11%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
7373 Points (10%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
2871 Points (28%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
1430 seconds (17%)
902.9 seconds (11%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
43 seconds (9%)
26.8 seconds (5%)
WinRAR - Result
1167 KB/s (14%)
1860 KB/s (22%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4
3797 MIPS (5%)
7-Zip 18.03 - 7z b 4 -mmt1
2624 MIPS (38%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
8 fps (0%)
12.4 fps (0%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
42 fps (16%)
62.5 fps (23%)
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 - 4k Preset
0.5 fps (3%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.1 GB/s (8%)
0.1 GB/s (13%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.2 GB/s (5%)
0.2 GB/s (7%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0.8 GB/s (4%)
1.1 GB/s (6%)
Blender 2.79 *
5364 Seconds (57%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
1881 Points (13%)
2747 Points (18%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
30.3 Seconds (7%)
31.6 Seconds (7%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
67.2 Seconds (3%)
71.9 Seconds (3%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1884 Seconds (8%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
29520 MIPS (14%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
21160 MFLOPS (16%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
3732 Points (5%)
6116 Points (9%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
1531 points (8%)
2318 points (12%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
8366 Points (5%)
21396 Points (14%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
9004 Points (10%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
844 Points (2%)
1760 Points (4%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
722 Points (3%)
2441 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
3968 Points (32%)
3331 Points (27%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
3616 Points (33%)
2913 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
2993 Points (9%)
5444 Points (16%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
3438 Points (11%)
4222 Points (13%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
3370 Points (13%)
4298 Points (16%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
2528 Points (8%)
3498 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
1739 Points (36%)
1591 Points (33%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2747 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1927 Points (39%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
0 Points (0%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2896 Points (11%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1971 Points (34%)
Geekbench 4.3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
2052 Points (32%)
Geekbench 4.3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
3032 Points (7%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
274 ms (3%)
Sunspider - 0.9.1 Total Score *
288 ms (3%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 13144     avg: 13185.5     median: 13185 (25%)     max: 13227 Points

Average Benchmarks AMD A4-5150M → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD A8-5557M → 134%

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1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)