Benchmarks aside, from our perspective the AMD A4-5000 was fast enough for general usage. With an SSD in tow it would open up Word 2013 or any of the other Office applications in seconds for example. For those wanting to surf the Internet, e-mail, conduct some word processing or even a little graphic design, the A4-5000 will provide enough power and the run time to avoid you looking for another power socket the moment you disconnect it from one.
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