December 7, 2011

AMD A8-3500M APU

The AMD A8-3500M (Codename Llano) is a quad-core accelerated processor for mid-range laptops. The AMD A8-3500M is part of the Fusion family Accelerated Processing Units. The processor core runs starting at 1.5 GHz clock speed and is capable of automatically overclock up to 2.4 GHz with the use of the TurboCore technology which depends on thermal and electrical aspects of the system.

The AMD A6-3500M features an integrated Radeon HD 6620G graphics card, a discreet-class graphics controller, which is capable of streaming high definition movies and playing low resolution games. It also supports DirectX 11.

The AMD A8-3500M APU comes with an integrated dual-channel memory controller that has a support for DDR3(L)-1333 memory and a PCIe 2.0 controller.

The illustration below displays the processors' performance in terms of PassMark rating. The higher the rating the better the performance of the processor.

Processors Passmark Rating
Intel Atom N435 246
Intel Atom N280 315
AMD E-240 317
Intel Atom 450 318
Intel Atom 455 321
AMD C-50 453
Intel Atom N550 567
AMD C-60 592
AMD E-300 with AMD Radeon™ HD 6310 Graphics 595
Intel Atom N570 646
AMD E-350 APU 725
AMD E-450 with AMD Radeon™ HD 6320 Graphics 768
Intel Core i3 380UM 1305
AMD Athlon II P360 1348
AMD A4-3310MX APU with Radeon™ HD 6480G 1417
Celeron B800 1454
AMD Turion II P540 1497
Pentium T4500 1546
Pentium P6200 1624
Intel Core i3-2367M 1842
Intel Pentium B950 1976
AMD E2-3000M APU with Radeon™ HD 6380G 2044
Intel Core i5-2467M 2172
AMD A4-3300M APU with Radeon™ HD 6480G 2196
intel Core i3-370M 2220
Intel Core i3 380M 2313
Intel Core i5-2557M 2590
Intel Core i5 460M 2612
Intel Core i3 2310M 2619
Intel Core i5 560M 2671
Intel Core i7 620M 2794
Intel Core i3 2330M 2803
Intel Core i3-2350M 3084
AMD A6-3410MX APU with Radeon™ HD 6520G 3157
AMD A8-3500M APU with Radeon™ HD 6620G 3166
Intel Core i7-2677M 3176
Intel Core i7 720QM 3294
Intel Core i5 2410M 3350
AMD A8-3510MX APU with Radeon™ HD 6620G 3359
AMD A8-3530MX APU with Radeon™ HD 6620G 3431
Intel Core i5 2430M 3484
AMD A6-3400M APU with Radeon™ HD 6520G 3539
Intel Core i7 2630QM 6334
Intel Core i7 2670QM 6804