AMD A4-9120 vs AMD A4-9120C

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AMD A4-9120 CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A4-9120C
AMD A4-9120 AMD A4-9120C

CPU comparison

AMD A4-9120 or AMD A4-9120C - which processor is faster? In this comparison we look at the differences and analyze which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The AMD A4-9120 has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.50 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The AMD A4-9120 was released in Q2/2017.

The AMD A4-9120C has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 8 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The AMD A4-9120C was released in Q1/2019.
AMD A (112) Family AMD A (112)
AMD A4-9000 (2) CPU group AMD A4-9000 (2)
6 Generation 6
Stoney Ridge (Excavator) Architecture Stoney Ridge (Excavator)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A4-9120 is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.20 GHz (2.50 GHz). The AMD A4-9120C has 2 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 1.60 GHz (2.40 GHz).

AMD A4-9120 Characteristic AMD A4-9120C
2 Cores 2
2 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.20 GHz Frequency 1.60 GHz
2.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.40 GHz
2.20 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.00 GHz

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Processors with the support of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can process many calculations, especially audio, image and video processing, much faster than classic processors. Algorithms for ML improve their performance the more data they have collected via software. ML tasks can be processed up to 10,000 times faster than with a classic processor.

AMD A4-9120 Characteristic AMD A4-9120C
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

The integrated graphics unit of a processor is not only responsible for the pure image output on the system, but can also significantly increase the efficiency of the system with the support of modern video codecs.

AMD Radeon R3 (Stoney Ridge) GPU AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
0.66 GHz GPU frequency 0.60 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) --
7 GPU Generation 7
28 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 3
2 Compute units 3
128 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 2 GB
12 DirectX Version 12

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

AMD Radeon R3 (Stoney Ridge) GPU AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge)
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode Codec h264 Decode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode
No Codec AV1 No
Decode / Encode Codec AVC Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VC-1 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec JPEG Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The AMD A4-9120 supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The AMD A4-9120C can connect up to 8 GB of memory in 1 memory channels.

AMD A4-9120 Characteristic AMD A4-9120C
DDR4-2133 Memory DDR4-1866
8 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
17.1 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 15.0 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
2.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
8 PCIe lanes 8
7.9 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 7.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD A4-9120 has a TDP of 15 W, that of the AMD A4-9120C is 6 W.

AMD A4-9120 Characteristic AMD A4-9120C
15 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
10 W TDP down --
90 °C Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The AMD A4-9120 has a 2.00 MB cache, while the AMD A4-9120C cache has a total of 2.00 MB.

AMD A4-9120 Characteristic AMD A4-9120C
28 nm Technology 28 nm
Unknown Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
FP4 Socket FP4
AMD-V Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems
Q2/2017 Release date Q1/2019
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD A4-9120 (0%)
AMD A4-9120C (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A4-9120 (100%)
AMD A4-9120C (79%)

iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS)

The theoretical computing performance of the internal graphics unit of the processor with simple accuracy (32 bit) in GFLOPS. GFLOPS indicates how many billion floating point operations the iGPU can perform per second.
AMD A4-9120 AMD A4-9120
AMD Radeon R3 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.66 GHz
168 (73%)
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.60 GHz
230 (100%)

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
AMD A4-9120 AMD A4-9120
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
1968 (100%)
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
1545 (79%)

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD A4-9120 AMD A4-9120
2C 2T @ 2.20 GHz
233 (100%)
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
0 (0%)

Devices using this processor

AMD A4-9120 AMD A4-9120C
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