Bottleneck calculator


AMD A8-5600K APU Image
CPU Score: 2511
    • Used in: Desktop PCs
    • Cores: 4
    • Threads: 4
    • Socket: FM2
    • Clock: 3.6 GHz
    • Turboclock: 3.9 GHz
    • TDP: 100 W
AMD Radeon R9 280 Image
GPU Score: 16376
AMD Radeon R9 280 x1 (100%)
    • Used in: Desktop PCs
    • Memory Size: 3072 MB
    • Core Clock Frequency: 827 MHz

Average bottleneck percentage: 0.45% (CPU bottleneck)

*This result is based on average CPU and GPU usage from different programs and games. It changes based on operating system, background processes activity and targeted applications. This result is not universal and changes based on differences in hardware and software enviroments. Please do not use this calculator primary as decision maker than as helping tool to understand performance correlations between different components.

Graphic card and processor will work great together on 1080p resolution.

AMD A8-5600K APU (Clock speed at 100%) with AMD Radeon R9 280 (Clock speed at 100%) x1 will produce only 0.45% of CPU bottleneck on 1080p resolution.

Solutions to upgrade your AMD A8-5600K APU

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CPU
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1.
AMD A8-7650K Image
AMD A8-7650K
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: FM2+
  • Clock: 3.3 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.7 GHz
  • TDP: 65 W
Bottleneck: 0.09%
2.
Intel Core i3-4150T Image
Intel Core i3-4150T
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 2
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: FCLGA1150
  • Clock: 3.0 GHz
  • TDP: 35 W
Bottleneck: 0.39%
3.
Intel Pentium G4400 Image
Intel Pentium G4400
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 2
  • Threads: 2
  • Socket: FCLGA1151
  • Clock: 3.3 GHz
  • TDP: 54 W
Bottleneck: 0.22%
4.
AMD A10-5800K APU Image
AMD A10-5800K APU
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: FM2
  • Clock: 3.8 GHz
  • Turboclock: 4.2 GHz
  • TDP: 100 W
Bottleneck: 0.01%
5.
AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core Image
AMD FX-4300 Quad-Core
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: AM3+
  • Clock: 3.8 GHz
  • Turboclock: 4.0 GHz
  • TDP: 95 W
Bottleneck: 0.05%
6.
AMD A8-6600K APU Image
AMD A8-6600K APU
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: FM2
  • Clock: 3.9 GHz
  • Turboclock: 4.2 GHz
  • TDP: 100 W
Bottleneck: 0.07%
7.
AMD A10-7800 APU Image
AMD A10-7800 APU
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: FM2+
  • Clock: 3.5 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.9 GHz
  • TDP: 65 W
Bottleneck: 0.31%
8.
Intel Xeon X3470 Image
Intel Xeon X3470
  • Used in: Servers
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 8
  • Socket: LGA1156
  • Clock: 2.9 GHz
  • Turboclock: 3.6 GHz
  • TDP: 95 W
Bottleneck: 0.38%
9.
AMD A10-5700 APU Image
AMD A10-5700 APU
  • Used in: Desktop PCs
  • Cores: 4
  • Threads: 4
  • Socket: FM2
  • Clock: 3.4 GHz
  • Turboclock: 4.0 GHz
  • TDP: 65 W
Bottleneck: 0.32%

Check Out How Good Will This Configuration Run Games

Results can vary in comparison to reality. Frames per second can vary because of differences in hardware and software enviroments.

Frames per second are calculated for factory clock of CPU and only one GPU.

Game
Frames Per Second
Low Settings - 48.1% Bottlenecked by CPU
42 FPS
Medium Settings - 0.71% Bottlenecked by GPU
70.5 FPS
Low Settings - 99.2% Bottlenecked by CPU
100.4 FPS
Medium Settings - 100% Bottlenecked by CPU
51 FPS
Ultra-High Settings - 100% Bottlenecked by CPU
76 FPS
Low Settings - 51% Bottlenecked by CPU
35.1 FPS
Low Settings - 39.25% Bottlenecked by CPU
40 FPS
Low Settings - 100% Bottlenecked by CPU
40.1 FPS
Low Settings - 91.28% Bottlenecked by CPU
91.7 FPS
Ultra-High Settings
200+ FPS

If you are wondering how much Frames per Second you can expect playing specific game visit our Can You Run It Calculator and find out!


Random-access memory icon

RAM recommendation

Random-access memory is a form of computer data storage which stores frequently used program instructions to increase the general speed of a system.
AMD Radeon R9 280 will need at least 8GB of RAM to work well. If you are planning to work with some memory intense programs, or run multiple programs at ones, you should consider adding even more memory. Adding more RAM memory won't significally speed up you computer, find the balance between quality and quantity. Memory should be splitted in multiple sticks based on architecture of your motherboard. On the market there are multiple types of memory architectures from single-channel memory upto eight-channel memory.

Solid-state disk icon

Storage recommendation

Solid-state drives (SSDs) are expensive and hard disk drives (HDDs) are slow. Now that you can buy a hybrid of the two, there are a lot of choices with varying costs.
Case #1: Cost Is Irrelevant, I Have Small Storage Needs, and Speed Is Paramount - Buy SSD
Case #2: Cost Is Irrelevant, I Have Large Storage Needs, and Speed Is Important - Buy SSD and HDD
Case #3: I′m on a Budget, I Have Large Storage Needs, and Speed Is Irrelevant - Buy HDD
Case #4: I′m on a Budget, I Have Large Storage Needs, and Speed Is Important - Buy Hybrid



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