AMD A6-5357M vs AMD A6-5350M vs AMD A8-5557M

AMD A6-5357M

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The AMD A6-5357M is a mobile dual-core processor based on the Richland-architecture. In contrast to the A6-5350M, the A6-5357M is a BGA version. As successor to the A6-4400M, the A6-5350M/5357M 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 the clock rates of 2.9 to 3.5 GHz, the A6-5357M should perform about 15 percent faster than the A6-4400M and just reach a Pentium P6100. Consequently, the performance in less demanding applications and games is sufficient.

The graphics unit called Radeon HD 8450G offers 192 shader units (VLIW4) and clocks slightly higher than the HD 7520G at 533 - 720 MHz. With fast dual-channel memory, performance is expected to match a dedicated Radeon HD 7470M.

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 A6-5350M

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The AMD A6-5350M is a mobile dual-core processor based on the Richland-architecture. As successor to the A6-4400M, the A6-5350M 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 the clock rates of 2.9 to 3.5 GHz, the A6-5350M performs about 15 percent faster than the A6-4400M and just reaches a Pentium P6100. Consequently, the performance in less demanding applications and games is sufficient.

The graphics unit called Radeon HD 8450G offers 192 shader units (VLIW4) and clocks slightly higher than the HD 7520G. With fast dual-channel memory, performance matches a dedicated Radeon HD 7470M.

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 A6-5357MAMD A6-5350MAMD A8-5557M
AMD A-SeriesAMD A-SeriesAMD A-Series
RichlandRichlandRichland
: A-Series Richland
AMD A10-5750M2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5757M2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5745M2100 - 2900 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5550M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5557M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5545M1700 - 2700 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6-5350M2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-5357M2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5150M2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5345M2200 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5145M2000 - 2600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A10-5750M2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5757M2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5745M2100 - 2900 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5550M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5557M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5545M1700 - 2700 MHz4 / 4
» AMD A6-5350M2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5357M2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5150M2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5345M2200 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5145M2000 - 2600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A10-5750M2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5757M2500 - 3500 MHz4 / 4
AMD A10-5745M2100 - 2900 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5550M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
» AMD A8-5557M2100 - 3100 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-5545M1700 - 2700 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6-5350M2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5357M2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5150M2700 - 3300 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-5345M2200 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-5145M2000 - 2600 MHz2 / 2
2900 - 3500 MHz2900 - 3500 MHz2100 - 3100 MHz
1 MB1 MB4 MB
2 / 22 / 24 / 4
35 35 35
32 32 32
BGABGA
SSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 ControllerSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 ControllerSSE (1, 2, 3, 3S, 4.1, 4.2, 4A), x86-64, AES, AVX, FMA, DDR3-1600 Controller
iGPUAMD Radeon HD 8450G (533 - 720 MHz)AMD Radeon HD 8450G (533 - 720 MHz)AMD Radeon HD 8550G (554 - 720 MHz)

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 117     avg: 118     median: 117.5 (3%)     max: 118 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 54     avg: 63.5     median: 63.5 (28%)     max: 73 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 1     avg: 1.2     median: 1.2 (3%)     max: 1.34 Points
1.9 Points (4%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 0.64     avg: 0.8     median: 0.7 (29%)     max: 0.87 Points
0.8 Points (30%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
min: 2389     avg: 2490     median: 2480.5 (25%)     max: 2610 Points
2115 Points (22%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
min: 2990     avg: 3740     median: 3956 (7%)     max: 4057 Points
5259 Points (9%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 3558     avg: 4653     median: 4823 (6%)     max: 5407 Points
7373 Points (9%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single CPUs 64Bit
min: 2838     avg: 3259     median: 3377 (31%)     max: 3444 Points
2871 Points (27%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
1324 seconds (16%)
903 seconds (11%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
min: 39.8     avg: 40.9     median: 40.9 (8%)     max: 41.917 seconds
26.8 seconds (5%)
WinRAR - Result
min: 1120     avg: 1169     median: 1169 (12%)     max: 1218 KB/s
1860 KB/s (19%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 7.46     avg: 8.2     median: 8.2 (5%)     max: 9 fps
12.4 fps (7%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 40.25     avg: 43.4     median: 43.4 (15%)     max: 46.5 fps
62.5 fps (22%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
min: 0.0868     avg: 0.1     median: 0.1 (4%)     max: 0.09 GB/s
0.1 GB/s (6%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
min: 0.163     avg: 0.2     median: 0.2 (5%)     max: 0.164 GB/s
0.2 GB/s (6%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
min: 0.808     avg: 0.8     median: 0.8 (4%)     max: 0.814 GB/s
1.1 GB/s (6%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
min: 1581     avg: 1793     median: 1649 (11%)     max: 2148 Points
2747 Points (18%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
min: 28.9     avg: 29     median: 29 (6%)     max: 29.172 Seconds
31.6 Seconds (7%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
69 Seconds (3%)
71.9 Seconds (3%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1657 Seconds (7%)
1884 Seconds (8%)
SiSoft Sandra Dhrystone (MIPS)
17160 MIPS (8%)
29520 MIPS (14%)
SiSoft Sandra Whetstone (MFLOPS)
12710 MFLOPS (10%)
21160 MFLOPS (16%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
min: 2764     avg: 3371     median: 3404 (5%)     max: 3946 Points
6116 Points (9%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 942     avg: 1357     median: 1414.5 (6%)     max: 1656 points
2318 points (10%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 11808     avg: 14488     median: 15493 (10%)     max: 15980 Points
21396 Points (14%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
16269 Points (19%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
17364 Points (20%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 907     avg: 1117     median: 1220 (3%)     max: 1294 Points
1760 Points (4%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 1185     avg: 1539     median: 1713 (5%)     max: 1804 Points
2441 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
3509 Points (28%)
3331 Points (27%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
3223 Points (29%)
2913 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
3891 Points (8%)
5444 Points (11%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
3103 Points (6%)
4222 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
3443 Points (9%)
4298 Points (11%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
3498 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
1591 Points (33%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
min: 164     avg: 223     median: 247 (3%)     max: 258 ms
Octane V2 - Total Score
min: 8944     avg: 11205     median: 10252 (20%)     max: 14419 Points

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-5350M → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD A8-5557M → 130%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)