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AMD A8
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A8 Logo
Developer AMD
Manufacturer AMD
Type Microprocessors
Introduction April, 2011 (launch)
Production 2011
ISA AMD64
µarch K10, Piledriver, Steamroller, Puma, Puma+, Excavator
Word size 64 bit
8 octets
16 nibbles
Process 32 nm
0.032 μm
3.2e-5 mm
, 28 nm
0.028 μm
2.8e-5 mm
Technology CMOS
Clock 1500 MHz-3900 MHz
Socket Socket FM1, Socket FM2, Socket FM2+
Succession
Athlon II X4

A8 is a family of 64-bit quad code mid-range microprocessors developed by AMD and introduced in early 2011.

Overview[edit]

Manufactured in 32 nm and later 28 nm, this family of 64-bit quad-core microprocessors have 4 MB (2x2 MB 16-way set associative) L2$ and no L3$. These processors have Virtualization and Turbo Core 3.0 support.

Members[edit]

Desktop microprocessors[edit]

Model Number Arch Freq (Base) Freq (Turbo) Cores Threads Tech L2$ TDP Introduced
A8-3550 K10  ? GHz  ? GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 65 W 2013
A8-3550P K10  ? GHz  ? GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 100 W 2013
A8-3560 K10  ? GHz  ? GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 65 W 2013
A8-3560P K10  ? GHz  ? GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 100 W 2013
A8-3800 K10 2.4 GHz 2.7 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 65 W August 8, 2011
A8-3820 K10 2.5 GHz 2.8 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 65 W January 2012
A8-3850 K10 2.9 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 100 W July 3, 2011
A8-3870K K10 3.0 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 100 W Dec 20, 2011
A8-5500 Piledriver 3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 65 W July 2012
A8-5500B Piledriver 3.2 GHz 3.7 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 65 W October 2012
A8-5600K Piledriver 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 100 W October 2, 2012
A8-6500 Piledriver 3.5 GHz 4.1 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 65 W June 4, 2013
A8-6500B Piledriver 3.5 GHz 4.1 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 65 W June 2013
A8-6500T Piledriver 2.1 GHz 3.1 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 45 W September 18, 2013
A8-6600K Piledriver 3.9 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x2 MB 100 W June 4, 2013
A8-7500 Steamroller 3.0 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 65 W April 2015
A8-7600 Steamroller 3.1 GHz 3.8 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 65 W January 2014
A8-7650K Steamroller 3.3 GHz 3.8 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 95 W February 2015
A8-7670K Steamroller 3.6 GHz 3.9 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 95 W July 20, 2015
A8-7690K Steamroller 3.7 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 95 W August 2015
A8-8650 Steamroller 3.2 GHz 3.8 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 65 W June 2015
A8-8650K Steamroller 3.2 GHz 3.5 GHz 4 4 28 nm 4x2 MB 95 W June 205

Mobile microprocessors[edit]

Model Number Arch Freq (Base) Freq (Turbo) Cores Threads Tech L2$ TDP Introduced
A8-3500M K10 1.5 GHz 2.4 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 35 W June 14, 2011
A8-3510MX K10 1.8 GHz 2.5 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 45 W June 14, 2011
A8-3520M K10 1.6 GHz 2.5 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 35 W December, 2011
A8-3530MX K10 1.9 GHz 2.6 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 45 W June 14, 2011
A8-3550MX K10 2.0 GHz 2.7 GHz 4 4 32 nm 4x1 MB 45 W December, 2011
A8-4500M Piledriver 1.9 GHz 2.8 GHz 4 4 32 nm 2x2 MB 35 W May 15, 2012
A8-4555M Piledriver 1.6 GHz 2.4 GHz 4 4 32 nm 2x2 MB 19 W September 2012
A8-4557M Piledriver 1.9 GHz 2.8 GHz 4 4 32 nm 2x2 MB 35 W March 2013
A8-5545M Piledriver 1.7 GHz 2.7 GHz 4 4 32 nm 2x2 MB 19 W May 23, 2013
A8-5550M Piledriver 2.1 GHz 3.1 GHz 4 4 32 nm 2x2 MB 35 W March 12, 2013
A8-5557M Piledriver 2.1 GHz 3.1 GHz 4 4 32 nm 2x2 MB 35 W May 23, 2013
A8-6410 Puma 2.0 GHz 2.4 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x1 MB 15 W June 2014
A8-7100 Steamroller 1.8 GHz 3.0 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x2 MB 19 W June 4, 2014
PRO A8-7150B Steamroller 1.9 GHz 3.2 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x2 MB 19 W June 4, 2014
A8-7200P Steamroller 2.4 GHz 3.3 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x2 MB 35 W June 4, 2014
A8-7410 Puma+ 2.2 GHz 2.5 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x1 MB 15 W May 6, 2015
A8-7410 Puma+ 2.2 GHz 2.5 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x1 MB 15 W May 6, 2015
A8-8600P Excavator 1.6 GHz 3.0 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x1 MB 15 W June 2, 2015
PRO A8-8600B Excavator 1.6 GHz 3.0 GHz 4 4 28 nm 2x1 MB 15 W September 29, 2015

See Also[edit]


Facts about "A8 - AMD"
designerAMD +
first launchedApril 2011 +
full page nameamd/a8 +
instance ofmicroprocessor family +
instruction set architectureAMD64 +
manufacturerAMD +
microarchitectureK10 +, Piledriver +, Steamroller +, Puma +, Puma+ + and Excavator +
process32 nm (0.032 μm, 3.2e-5 mm) + and 28 nm (0.028 μm, 2.8e-5 mm) +
socketSocket FM1 +, Socket FM2 + and Socket FM2+ +
technologyCMOS +
word size64 bit (8 octets, 16 nibbles) +