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AMD A10-6800K

AMD AMD A10-6800K

The AMD A10-6800K is a desktop APU from the Richland series. The chip is produced ​​in a 32nm process and integrates 2 modules with 4 CPU cores clocked at 4.1 to 4.4 GHz. Furthermore, the 6800K has a Radeon HD 8670D graphics unit and a DDR3-2133 memory controller. Due to the unlocked multiplier, the CPU can overclock very easily. Compared to the previous Trinity generation A10-5800K, the 6800K offers higher clocked CPU and GPU cores and supports higher clocked main memory. Otherwise, only small optimizations regarding power and turbo were made.

The CPU cores are based on a reworked Bulldozer architecture called Piledriver. Although marketed as a quad-core processor, the A10-6800K includes only two modules with four integer-cores and two floating-point units in total. As a result, the CPU is not a true quad-core processor.

Depending on the benchmark, the CPU performance of the A10-6800K is slightly faster than the old A10-5800K due to the higher clock rates (same architecture). Therefore, it is similar to Ivy Bridge Core i3 CPUs. The chip shows good performance on applications with high parallelization, whereas performance per thread is less impressive. For everyday tasks like Office, multimedia applications or Internet surfing, the 5800K is suitable without restrictions; even demanding 3D games are possible if paired with a dedicated graphics card.

The integrated DirectX 11-compatible Radeon HD 8670D offers all 384 shader cores of the Richland chip and a core clock of 844 MHz with no Turbo support. 

The power consumption of the entire desktop APU is rated at 100 Watts.

SeriesAMD A-Series (Desktop)
CodenameRichland
Series: A-Series (Desktop) Richland
» AMD A10-6800K4100 - 4400 MHz4 / 4
AMD A8-6600K compare3900 - 4200 MHz4 / 4
AMD A6-6400K compare3900 - 4100 MHz2 / 2
Clock Rate4100 - 4400 MHz
Level 2 Cache4 MB
Number of Cores / Threads4 / 4
Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)100 Watt
Transistor Count1303 Million
Manufacturing Technology32 nm
Die Size246 mm2
Max. Temperature74 °C
GPUAMD Radeon HD 8670D (844 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Starting Price$142 U.S.
Announcement Date06/04/2013

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 325     avg: 326     median: 326 (115%)     max: 284 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
100 Points (83%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
min: 3.61     avg: 3.6     median: 3.6 (106%)     max: 3.390000104904175 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
min: 1.14     avg: 1.1     median: 1.1 (83%)     max: 1.3700000047683716 Points
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
10077 Points (97%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 64Bit
min: 13938     avg: 13938     median: 13938 (124%)     max: 11264 Points
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
510 seconds (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
16.1 seconds (3%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
min: 23.3     avg: 23.3     median: 23.3 (111%)     max: 21.06999969482422 fps
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
min: 111     avg: 111     median: 111 (102%)     max: 108.72000122070312 fps
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
min: 4885     avg: 4885     median: 4885 (116%)     max: 4227 Points
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
21.7 Seconds (5%)
3DMark Vantage - P CPU no PhysX 1280x1024
11097 Points (46%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
min: 4066     avg: 4066     median: 4066 (102%)     max: 3988 points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
41083 Points (26%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
min: 41079     avg: 41079     median: 41079 (133%)     max: 30817 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
min: 3284     avg: 3284     median: 3284 (110%)     max: 2987 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
min: 4744     avg: 4744     median: 4744 (111%)     max: 4263 Points
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
min: 6774     avg: 6774     median: 6774 (105%)     max: 6454 Points
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Other CPUs of the series AMD A-Series (Desktop)

» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A10-6800K
   4.1 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) A10-7850K
   3.7 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) A10-7700K
   3.4 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) A8-7650K
   3.3 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A8-6600K
   3.9 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A10-5800K
   3.8 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A8-5600K
   3.6 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) A8-3850
   2.9 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A6-6400K
   3.9 GHz / 4 MB L2
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A4-5300
   3.4 GHz / 2 MB L2

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core i5 4200H
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i7 4558U
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
- Intel Core i3 i3-8121U
   2.2 GHz / 0.5 MB + 4 MB
- Intel Core i5 5257U
   2.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Core i5 4308U
   2.8 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
» AMD A-Series (Desktop) AMD A10-6800K
   4.1 GHz / 4 MB L2
+ Intel Core 2 Quad (Desktop) Q9550
   2.83 GHz / 12268 KB
+ Intel Core i5 4310M
   2.7 GHz / 512 KB + 3072 KB
+ AMD A-Series (Desktop) A10-7850K
   3.7 GHz / 4096 KB
+ Intel Ice Lake i3-L13G4
   0.8 GHz / 1536 KB + 4096 KB
+ Intel Core i7 6600U
   2.6 GHz / 512 KB + 4096 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2017-09- 5)