Intel Core i5-10500H vs AMD A9-9425

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Intel Core i5-10500H CPU1 vs CPU2 AMD A9-9425
Intel Core i5-10500H AMD A9-9425

CPU comparison

In this CPU comparison, we compare the Intel Core i5-10500H and the AMD A9-9425 and use benchmarks to check which processor is faster.

We compare the Intel Core i5-10500H 6 core processor released in Q2/2020 with the AMD A9-9425 which has 2 CPU cores and was introduced in Q2/2017.
Intel Core i5 (331) Family AMD A (112)
Intel Core i 10000H (11) CPU group AMD A9-9000 (4)
10 Generation 4
Comet Lake H Architecture Stoney Ridge (Excavator)
Mobile Segment Mobile
-- Predecessor --
-- Successor --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-10500H is a 6 core processor with a clock frequency of 2.50 GHz (4.50 GHz). The processor can compute 12 threads at the same time. The AMD A9-9425 clocks with 3.10 GHz (3.70 GHz), has 2 CPU cores and can calculate 2 threads in parallel.

Intel Core i5-10500H Characteristic AMD A9-9425
6 Cores 2
12 Threads 2
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading No
No Overclocking ? No
2.50 GHz Frequency 3.10 GHz
4.50 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.70 GHz
3.60 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 3.10 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.

Intel Core i5-10500H Characteristic AMD A9-9425
-- AI hardware --
-- AI specifications --

Internal Graphics

Graphics (iGPU) integrated into the processor not only enable image output without having to rely on a dedicated graphics solution, but can also efficiently accelerate video playback.

Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
0.35 GHz GPU frequency 0.85 GHz
1.05 GHz GPU (Turbo) --
9.5 GPU Generation 7
14 nm Technology 28 nm
3 Max. displays 3
24 Compute units 3
192 Shader 192
No Hardware Raytracing No
No Frame Generation No
64 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.

Intel UHD Graphics 630 GPU AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) Decode
Decode / Encode Codec h264 Decode
Decode / Encode Codec VP9 Decode
Decode / Encode 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

Up to 128 GB of memory in a maximum of 2 memory channels is supported by the Intel Core i5-10500H, while the AMD A9-9425 supports a maximum of 8 GB of memory with a maximum memory bandwidth of 17.1 GB/s enabled.

Intel Core i5-10500H Characteristic AMD A9-9425
DDR4-2933 Memory DDR4-2133
128 GB Max. Memory 8 GB
2 (Dual Channel) Memory channels 1 (Single Channel)
46.9 GB/s Max. Bandwidth 17.1 GB/s
No ECC No
4.00 MB L2 Cache --
8.00 MB L3 Cache 2.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
16 PCIe lanes 8
15.8 GB/s PCIe Bandwidth 7.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The Intel Core i5-10500H has a TDP of 45 W. The TDP of the AMD A9-9425 is 15 W. System integrators use the TDP of the processor as a guide when dimensioning the cooling solution.

Intel Core i5-10500H Characteristic AMD A9-9425
45 W TDP (PL1 / PBP) 15 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up 25 W
35 W TDP down 10 W
100 °C Tjunction max. 90 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-10500H has 12.00 MB cache and is manufactured in 14 nm. The cache of AMD A9-9425 is at 2.00 MB. The processor is manufactured in 28 nm.

Intel Core i5-10500H Characteristic AMD A9-9425
14 nm Technology 28 nm
Monolithic Chip design Unknown
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2 ISA extensions SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
BGA 1440 Socket FP4
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization AMD-V
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux Operating systems
Q2/2020 Release date Q2/2017
250 $ Release price --
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Average performance in benchmarks

⌀ Single core performance in 1 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-10500H (100%)
AMD A9-9425 (41%)
⌀ Multi core performance in 3 CPU benchmarks
Intel Core i5-10500H (100%)
AMD A9-9425 (12%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1201 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
491 (41%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
5839 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
831 (14%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
Intel UHD Graphics 630 @ 1.05 GHz
403 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.85 GHz
325 (81%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
11520 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1529 (13%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 2.50 GHz
3339 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
299 (9%)

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1161 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
6813 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
1467 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
6099 (100%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
0 (0%)

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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
195 (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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
284 (100%)

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
4 (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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 4.50 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
82 (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.
Intel Core i5-10500H Intel Core i5-10500H
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
0 (0%)
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
141 (100%)

Devices using this processor

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