AMD A8-5600K Review & Specs

AMD A8-5600K Quad-Core 3.6GHz Socket FM2 HD7560D 100W Boxed AD560KWOHJBOX

AMD A8-5600K Quad-Core 3.6GHz Socket FM2 HD7560D 100W Boxed AD560KWOHJBOX


Quad Core A8-Series APU Radeon HD7560D GPU Socket FM2 100W

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Specs Overview

Release Date September 2012

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series A-Series APU
Core Name Trinity
Socket FM2
Integrated Graphics Radeon HD 7560D
CPU Cores 4
CPU Threads 4
CPU Clock Rate 3600MHz
CPU Turbo Clock Rate -
TDP 100W
CPU Cooler included
Manufacturing Process 32 nm
Cache L3 0.00MB


  • Competitive pricing
  • GPU performances
  • Overclock capabilities


  • Low CPU performances compared to Intel's chip

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General information
Type CPU / Microprocessor
Market segment Desktop
Family AMD A8-Series
Model number A8-5600K
CPU part numbers AD560KWOHJBOX is a boxed microprocessor
Frequency 3600 MHz
Turbo frequency 3900 MHz
Package 904-pin lidded micro-PGA package
Socket Socket FM2
Size 1.57" x 1.57" / 4cm x 4cm
Estimated release date October 2012
Architecture / Microarchitecture
Microarchitecture Bulldozer (Piledriver)
Platform Virgo
Processor core Trinity
Manufacturing process 0.032 micron
1303 million transistors
Die size 246mm2
Data width 64 bit
The number of cores 4
The number of threads 4
Floating Point Unit Integrated
Level 1 cache size 2 x 64 KB shared instruction caches
4 x 16 KB data caches
Level 2 cache size 4 MB
Multiprocessing Uniprocessor
  • MMX
  • SSE
  • SSE2
  • SSE3
  • SSE4
  • SSE4a
  • AES instructions
  • Advanced Bit Manipulation
  • Advanced Vector Extensions
  • AVX 1.1
  • AMD64 technology
  • Virtualization technology
  • Enhanced Virus Protection
  • Turbo Core 3.0 technology
Low power features PowerNow!
On-chip peripherals
  • Dual-channel DDR3 memory controller
  • PCI Express 2.0
  • HD graphics controller
  • HD Media Accelerator
Electrical/Thermal parameters
Thermal Design Power 100 Watt
Notes on AMD AD560KWOA44HJ
  • The processor has unlocked clock multiplier
  • Integrated Radeon HD 7560D GPU runs at 760 MHz and has 256 Radeon cores
  • The fastest supported memory is DDR3-1866

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