AMD A4-9120C vs Intel Celeron N4100

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AMD A4-9120C CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Celeron N4100
AMD A4-9120C Intel Celeron N4100

CPU comparison

AMD A4-9120C or Intel Celeron N4100 - 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 A4-9120C has 2 cores with 2 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. Up to 8 GB of memory is supported in 1 memory channels. The AMD A4-9120C was released in Q1/2019.

The Intel Celeron N4100 has 4 cores with 4 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 2.40 GHz. The CPU supports up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels. The Intel Celeron N4100 was released in Q4/2017.
AMD A (112) Family Intel Celeron (165)
AMD A4-9000 (2) CPU group Intel Celeron J4000/N4000/N5000 (11)
6 Generation 9
Stoney Ridge (Excavator) Architecture Gemini Lake
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor Intel Celeron N5100

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A4-9120C is a 2 core processor with a clock frequency of 1.60 GHz (2.40 GHz). The Intel Celeron N4100 has 4 CPU cores with a clock frequency of 1.10 GHz (2.40 GHz).

AMD A4-9120C Characteristic Intel Celeron N4100
2 Cores 4
2 Threads 4
normal Core architecture normal
No Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
1.60 GHz Frequency 1.10 GHz
2.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 2.40 GHz
2.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.40 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 A4-9120C Characteristic Intel Celeron N4100
-- 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 R4 (Stoney Ridge) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 600
0.60 GHz GPU frequency 0.20 GHz
-- GPU (Turbo) 0.70 GHz
7 GPU Generation 9.5
28 nm Technology 14 nm
3 Max. displays 3
3 Compute units 12
192 Shader 96
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
2 GB Max. GPU Memory 8 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 R4 (Stoney Ridge) GPU Intel UHD Graphics 600
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode / Encode
Decode Codec h264 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP9 Decode / Encode
Decode Codec VP8 Decode / Encode
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 A4-9120C supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory in 1 memory channels. The Intel Celeron N4100 can connect up to 8 GB of memory in 2 memory channels.

AMD A4-9120C Characteristic Intel Celeron N4100
DDR4-1866 Memory LPDDR4-2400, DDR4-2400
8 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
1 (Single Channel) Memory channels 2 (Dual Channel)
15.0 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 38.4 GB/s
No ECC No
-- L2 Cache --
2.00 MB L3 Cache 4.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 2.0
8 PCIe lanes 6
7.9 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 3.0 GB/s

Thermal Management

The TDP (Thermal Design Power) of a processor specifies the required cooling solution. The AMD A4-9120C has a TDP of 6 W, that of the Intel Celeron N4100 is 6 W.

AMD A4-9120C Characteristic Intel Celeron N4100
6 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 6 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down 4.8 W
90 °C Tjunction max. 105 °C

Technical details

The AMD A4-9120C has a 2.00 MB cache, while the Intel Celeron N4100 cache has a total of 4.00 MB.

AMD A4-9120C Characteristic Intel Celeron N4100
28 nm Technology 14 nm
Unknown Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4 ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2
FP4 Socket BGA 1090
AMD-V Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Operating systems Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Q1/2019 Release date Q4/2017
-- Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 0 CPU benchmarks
AMD A4-9120C (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 (0%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
AMD A4-9120C (63%)
Intel Celeron N4100 (100%)

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 A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.60 GHz
230 (100%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
Intel UHD Graphics 600 @ 0.70 GHz
134 (58%)

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 A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
1545 (63%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
2445 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
394 (100%)

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1385 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
335 (100%)

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1034 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
153 (100%)

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
391 (100%)

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 A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 1.60 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 1.10 GHz
664 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
71 (100%)

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
AMD A4-9120C AMD A4-9120C
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Celeron N4100 Intel Celeron N4100
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
189 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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ASUS Chromebook
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