AMD PRO A6-9500 processor review

PRO A6-9500 processor released by AMD; release date: 3 October 2016. The processor is designed for desktop-computers.

CPU is unlocked for overclocking. Total number of cores - 2. Maximum CPU clock speed - 3.8 GHz. Maximum operating temperature - 90°C. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Cache size: L2 - 1 MB.

Supported socket types: AM4. Power consumption (TDP): 65 Watt.

The processor has integrated graphics R5 with the following parameters: maximum frequency - 1029 MHz.

Benchmarks

PassMark
Single thread mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3197
1685
PassMark
CPU mark
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
80664
1935
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Face Detection
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
56.680 mPixels/s
19.633 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Ocean Surface Simulation
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
741.453 Frames/s
280.611 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
3.237 Frames/s
1.627 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Video Composition
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
49.002 Frames/s
30.599 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
Bitcoin Mining
Top 1 CPU
This CPU
218.231 mHash/s
97.416 mHash/s
Name Value
PassMark - Single thread mark 1685
PassMark - CPU mark 1935
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Face Detection 19.633 mPixels/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Ocean Surface Simulation 280.611 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 1.627 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Video Composition 30.599 Frames/s
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - Bitcoin Mining 97.416 mHash/s

Integrated graphics – AMD Radeon R5 Graphics

Technical info

Boost clock speed 800 MHz
Core clock speed 200 MHz
Floating-point performance 388.1 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 256
Texture fill rate 12.13 GTexel / s
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 15 Watt
Transistor count 2,410 million

Games performance

Counter-Strike: GO (2012)

Low, 1024x76839.20
Medium, 1366x76828.50
High, 1366x76825.00

Dirt Rally 2.0 (2019)

Low, 1280x72030.90
Medium, 1920x10809.90

Metro Exodus (2019)

Low, 1280x7208.40
Medium, 1920x10804.30

Far Cry New Dawn (2019)

Low, 1280x7206.00
Medium, 1920x10802.00

Apex Legends (2019)

Low, 1280x72015.40
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Just Cause 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.30
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Darksiders III (2018)

Low, 1280x72022.50
Medium, 1920x108011.80

Farming Simulator 19 (2018)

Low, 1280x72039.00
Medium, 1920x108014.00

Hitman 2 (2018)

Low, 1280x7207.40
Medium, 1920x10803.50

Assassin's Creed Odyssey (2018)

Low, 1280x72010.00
Medium, 1920x10804.00

Forza Horizon 4 (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10805.00

Shadow of the Tomb Raider (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.00
Medium, 1920x10804.00

F1 2018 (2018)

Low, 1280x72012.00
Medium, 1920x108012.00

Monster Hunter World (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00
Medium, 1920x10801.00

Far Cry 5 (2018)

Low, 1280x7204.00
Medium, 1920x10801.00

X-Plane 11.11 (2018)

Low, 1280x72013.70
Medium, 1920x10809.40

Kingdom Come: Deliverance (2018)

Low, 1280x7207.50
Medium, 1920x10803.00

Final Fantasy XV Benchmark (2018)

Low, 1280x7208.10
Medium, 1920x10804.30

Fortnite (2018)

Low, 1280x72028.00
Medium, 1920x10807.00

Destiny 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.00

ELEX (2017)

Low, 1280x7206.00

The Evil Within 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x7206.00

Middle-earth: Shadow of War (2017)

Low, 1280x7208.00

FIFA 18 (2017)

Low, 1280x72042.60
Medium, 1920x108019.40

Ark Survival Evolved (2017)

Low, 1280x72015.00
Medium, 1920x10806.20

F1 2017 (2017)

Low, 1280x72018.00
Medium, 1920x108013.00
High, 1920x108010.00

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)

Low, 1280x72012.10

Team Fortress 2 (2017)

Low, 1280x72035.20
Medium, 1366x76832.80

Dirt 4 (2017)

Low, 1280x72032.80

Rocket League (2017)

Low, 1280x72044.60
Medium, 1920x108022.75
High, 1920x108016.30

Prey (2017)

Low, 1280x72021.50

Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)

Low, 1280x72012.20

Ghost Recon Wildlands (2017)

Low, 1280x72010.90
Medium, 1920x10805.20

For Honor (2017)

Low, 1280x72019.90
Medium, 1920x10807.30

Resident Evil 7 (2017)

Low, 1280x72028.60
Medium, 1920x108013.20

Farming Simulator 17 (2016)

Low, 1280x72053.40
Medium, 1366x76836.10

Civilization VI (2016)

Low, 1024x76829.40
Medium, 1366x76812.10

Overwatch (2016)

Low, 1280x72030.40
Medium, 1366x76824.60

Ashes of the Singularity (2016)

Low, 1280x7687.00

Hitman 2016 (2016)

Low, 1280x7204.00
Medium, 1366x7682.00

The Division (2016)

Low, 1280x72018.20
Medium, 1366x76811.30

Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)

Low, 1024x76817.03
Medium, 1366x76810.70

Rainbow Six Siege (2015)

Low, 1024x76826.90
Medium, 1366x76821.60

World of Warships (2015)

Low, 1366x76837.70
Medium, 1366x76828.80

Dota 2 Reborn (2015)

Low, 1280x72034.15
Medium, 1366x76821.20

The Witcher 3 (2015)

Low, 1024x7689.00

Dirt Rally (2015)

Low, 1024x76859.70
Medium, 1366x76822.00

Dragon Age: Inquisition (2014)

Low, 1024x76819.30
Medium, 1366x76814.80

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014)

Low, 1024x76812.00

Alien: Isolation (2014)

Low, 1024x76824.15
Medium, 1366x76815.60

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (2014)

Low, 1280x72019.15
Medium, 1344x75612.40

Sims 4 (2014)

Low, 1024x768111.90
Medium, 1366x76834.30

Wolfenstein: The New Order (2014)

Low, 1280x72017.40
Medium, 1280x72013.90

Thief (2014)

Low, 1024x7689.90
Medium, 1366x7686.80
High, 1366x7685.70

X-Plane 10.25 (2013)

Low, 1024x76827.65
Medium, 1366x76815.45
High, 1366x7687.75

Battlefield 4 (2013)

Low, 1024x76816.50
Medium, 1366x76812.00
High, 1366x7689.20

Total War: Rome II (2013)

Low, 1024x76827.00
Medium, 1366x76820.30
High, 1366x76817.10

Company of Heroes 2 (2013)

Low, 1024x76813.00
Medium, 1366x76810.00
High, 1366x7685.00

Metro: Last Light (2013)

Low, 1024x76813.95
Medium, 1366x76810.60
High, 1366x7686.45

BioShock Infinite (2013)

Low, 1280x72040.12
Medium, 1366x76823.32
High, 1366x76818.60
Ultra, 1920x10803.75

StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013)

Low, 1024x76875.30
Medium, 1366x76828.30
High, 1366x76817.60

Tomb Raider (2013)

Low, 1024x76846.53
Medium, 1366x76824.40
High, 1366x76817.47

Diablo III (2012)

Low, 1024x76850.70
Medium, 1366x76834.55
High, 1366x76827.70

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

Low, 1280x72030.05
Medium, 1366x76820.35
High, 1366x76814.15

Deus Ex Human Revolution (2011)

Low, 1024x76852.65
High, 1366x76825.65

StarCraft 2 (2010)

Low, 1024x76881.40
Medium, 1360x76824.30
High, 1360x76818.60
Ultra, 1920x108012.40

World of Warcraft (2005)

Low, 800x60082.60
Medium, 1024x76843.70

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Family AMD PRO A-Series Processors
Launch date 3 October 2016
OPN Tray AD950BAGM23AB
OS Support Windows 10 - 64-Bit Edition, RHEL x86 64-Bit, Ubuntu x86 64-Bit
Place in performance rating 228
Series AMD PRO A-Series A6 APU for Desktops
Vertical segment Desktop

Performance

Base frequency 3.5 GHz
L2 cache 1 MB
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Maximum core temperature 90°C
Maximum frequency 3.8 GHz
Number of cores 2
Number of GPU cores 6
Unlocked

Memory

Max memory channels 2
Supported memory frequency 2400 MHz

Graphics

Enduro
Graphics max frequency 1029 MHz
Processor graphics R5
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)
Video Codec Engine (VCE)

Graphics interfaces

DisplayPort
HDMI

Graphics API support

DirectX 12
Vulkan

Compatibility

Configurable TDP 45 Watt/65 Watt
Sockets supported AM4
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 65 Watt

Peripherals

PCI Express revision 3.0

Advanced Technologies

AMD Secure technology
Enhanced Virus Protection (EVP)
FreeSync
Fused Multiply-Add 4 (FMA4)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® AES New Instructions
Out-of-band client management
PowerGating
PowerNow
PowerTune
System Image Stability
TrueAudio

Virtualization

AMD Virtualization (AMD-V™)
IOMMU 2.0