AMD A10-6700 GPU Performance Exposed – 80% Faster Than Core i5-3570K, 20% Than A10-5800K in 3DMark 11 “Fire Strike”

AMD A10-6700

The first performance results of AMD's upcoming Richland A10-6700 GPU have been exposed by (Via Coolaler). It should be noted that AMD plans to launch their Richland APU lineup including the flagship A10-6800K within this quarter.

AMD A10-6700 GPU Performance Results Exposed - Mighty Fast Than Intel's HD 4000 iGP

The AMD A10-6700 is part of their Richland APU lineup which is based on the 32nm Piledriver core architecture and a highly improved VLIW4 based HD 8000 series iGP which as per today's results is quiet an improvement over Trinity APU's iGPU. The AMD A10-6700 APU is a Quad core with four threads and is clocked at 3.7 GHz (base) and 4.3 GHz Boost frequency. The AMD A10-6700 APU is equipped with an HD 8670D iGP that operates at 844 MHz, come with 4 MB L3 Cache and features a TDP of 65W. The complete Richland APU lineup is listed below:

Model Cores /
CPU clock Boost Frequency L2 cache          Graphics TDP
AMD A10-6800K 4/4 4.1 GHz 4.4 GHz 4 MB HD 8670D(844MHz) 100W
AMD A10-6700 4/4 3.7 GHz 4.3 GHz 4 MB HD 8670D(844MHz) 65W
AMD A10-6600K 4/4 3.9 GHz 4.2 GHz 4 MB HD 8570D(844MHz) 100W
AMD A8-6500 4/4 3.5 GHz 4.1 GHz 4 MB HD 8570D(800MHz) 65W
AMD A6-6400K 2/2 3.9 GHz 4.1 GHz 1 MB HD 8470D(844MHz) 65W
AMD A4-6300 2/2 3.7 GHz 3.9 GHz 1 MB HD 8370D(760MHz) 65W

AMD A10 6700
AMD HD 8670D

The GPU performance of AMD's new Richland APU was tested in 3DMark 11 Firestrike, Cloud Gate and Ice Storm benchmarks against the Intel Core i5-3570K which uses a HD 4000 series iGP and AMD A10-5800K that uses the HD 7660D iGP. In real-time, the A10-6700 has a base frequency of 800 MHz for the GPU while the extra 44 MHz is added with Boost frequency when higher GPU load applications are running. This is a 5% improvement in the GPU clock speed.

In IceStorm benchmark, the AMD A10-6700 scored 67,462 points while the GPU score was 86,027 points. The A10-5800K scored 56098 points (65657 for the GPU) in the same test. The A10-6700 was 20% in overall and 31% better in terms on GPU performance compared to the flagship Trinity A10-5800K APU. The most notable gain was seen in the FireStrike DirectX 11 benchmark where the A10-6700 came out as much as 80% faster than the Core i5-3570K HD 4000 iGP and 23% faster than A10-5800K. The score breakdown is provided below:

3DMark 11 Fire Strike (DirectX 11):

  • AMD A10-6700 - 1131 Points / GPU score 1212
  • AMD A10-5800 - 919 Points / GPU score 987
  • Intel Core i5-3570K - 630 Points / GPU score 656

3DMark 11 Cloud Gate (DirectX 10):

  • AMD A10-6700 - 6450 Points / GPU score 8933
  • AMD A10-5800 - 5645 Points / GPU score 7418
  • Intel Core i5-3570K - 5348 Points / GPU score 5545

3DMark 11 Ice Storm (DirectX 9):

  • AMD A10-6700 - 86027 GPU Points
  • AMD A10-5800 - 65657 GPU Points
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