AMD Pro A6-8500B vs AMD Pro A10-8700B

AMD Pro A6-8500B

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The AMD Pro A6-8500B is a low-end Carrizo APU (6th APU generation) of 2015 for business laptops. It is a SoC that contains one Excavator CPU modules (with 2 integer and 1 FP units counted as 2 compute cores), a Radeon R7 graphics card with 4 compute cores (256 shaders), a DDR3-1600 (not confirmed) memory controller and a video engine (including UVD 6 with hardware HEVC / H.265 decoding). 

The AMD Pro A6-8500B is similar to the consumer version, the A6-8500P, but offers business support and a ensure a long-tail support program. 

Due to the single module configuration, the Pro A6-8500B is a lot slower than the other Carrizo models with two modules (four cores). While the single thread performance should be similar to a Core i3-4030U, the Multi-Threading scores are only comparable to a Celeron N2940. For low demanding tasks like office and web-browsing, the performance however should be sufficient. The performance should be identical to the consumer version AMD A6-8500P.

More technical details and features of the 6th generation of APUs (Carrizo) can be found in our launch article.

AMD Pro A10-8700B

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The AMD Pro A10-8700B is a mid-range Carrizo APU of 2015 for mainstream laptops. It is a SoC containing two Excavator CPU modules (with 4 integer and 2 FP units counted as 4 compute cores), a Radeon R7 graphics card with 6 compute cores (384 shaders), a DDR3-2133 (35 Watt cTDP) memory controller and a video engine (including UVD 6 with hardware HEVC / H.265 decoding).

It is similar to the consumer version, the A10-8700P, but offers business support and a ensure a long-tail support program. 

The performances of the CPU and GPU cores depend on the configurable TDP. This cTDP can range from 12 to 35 Watts depending on the cooling solution and size of the laptop. Thus, clock speeds of the compute cores will vary. E.g., the GPU can score between 1764 points (15 Watts) to 2359 points (+34% with 35 Watt cTDP) in 3DMark 11 (P). CPU performance with a 35 Watt cTDP should be slightly above the Kaveri A10-7400P. If configured at 15 Watts, the CPU should be clearly slower as the Boost speed cannot be maintained for extended periods.

More technical details and features of the 6th generation of APUs (Carrizo) can be found in our launch article.

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AMD CarrizoAMD Carrizo
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AMD FX-8800P compare2.1 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4
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AMD A10-8700P compare1.8 - 3.2 GHz4 / 4
AMD Pro A10-8700B1.8 - 3.2 GHz4 / 4
AMD A8-8600P compare1.6 - 3 GHz4 / 4
AMD Pro A8-8600B compare1.6 - 3 GHz4 / 4
AMD A6-8500P compare1.6 - 3 GHz2 / 2
» AMD Pro A6-8500B1.6 - 3 GHz2 / 2
AMD FX-8800P compare2.1 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4
AMD Pro A12-8800B compare2.1 - 3.4 GHz4 / 4
AMD A10-8700P compare1.8 - 3.2 GHz4 / 4
» AMD Pro A10-8700B1.8 - 3.2 GHz4 / 4
AMD A8-8600P compare1.6 - 3 GHz4 / 4
AMD Pro A8-8600B compare1.6 - 3 GHz4 / 4
AMD A6-8500P compare1.6 - 3 GHz2 / 2
AMD Pro A6-8500B1.6 - 3 GHz2 / 2
1600 - 3000 MHz1800 - 3200 MHz
1 MB2 MB
2 / 24 / 4
15 12 - 35
3100 3100
28 28
FP4 BGAFP4 BGA
HSA 1.0HSA 1.0
iGPUAMD Radeon R5 (Carrizo) ( - 800 MHz)AMD Radeon R6 (Carrizo) ( - 800 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
AMD Carrizo Pro A6-8500BAMD Carrizo Pro A10-8700B

Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
192 Points (4%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
70 Points (26%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
2.3 Points (5%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.8 Points (26%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2200 (20%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
5907 (10%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
949 s (11%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
30.7 s (6%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
897 (6%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
9.1 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
45.4 fps (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
0.9 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
2798 Points (15%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
43.1 s (9%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
94.7 s (4%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1994 s (9%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 2096     avg: 2124     median: 2123.5 (9%)     max: 2151 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
21226 Points (14%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
1870 Points (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
min: 1375     avg: 1976     median: 1975.5 (5%)     max: 2576 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
675 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
2728 (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
950 (20%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
2906 (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
1030 (21%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
min: 2262.4     avg: 3038     median: 3038.1 (5%)     max: 3813.7 ms
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
min: 181.6     avg: 193     median: 193.4 (2%)     max: 205.1 ms
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
min: 9042     avg: 12632     median: 12632 (20%)     max: 16222 Points

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