AMD A12-9720P Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A12-9720P has 4 cores with 4 threads and is based on the 6. gen of the AMD A series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FP4 socket and was released in Q4/2016.
AMD A12-9720P

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD A12-9720P. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD A12-9720P.

Name: AMD A12-9720P
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A12-9700
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 6
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD A12-9720P can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

CPU Cores / Threads: 4 / 4
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 4x Excavator
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (4 Cores): 2.90 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD A12-9720P has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

GPU name: AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge)
GPU frequency: 0.76 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 8
Shader: 512
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 2
Generation: 6
Direct X: 12
Technology: 28 nm
Release date: Q2/2016

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.

h265 / HEVC (8 bit): No
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): No
h264: Decode
VP8: No
VP9: No
AV1: No
AVC: Decode
VC-1: Decode
JPEG: Decode / Encode

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

Memory type: DDR4-1866
Max. Memory: 64 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
Bandwidth: 29.9 GB/s
ECC: No
PCIe: 3.0 x 8
AES-NI: Yes

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

TDP (PL1): 15 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 90 °C

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the AMD A12-9720P as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

Technology: 28 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FP4
L2-Cache: 2.00 MB
L3-Cache: --
Architecture: Excavator (Bristol Ridge)
Operating systems:
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, FMA3, FMA4
Release date: Q4/2016
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD A12-9720P have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


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 A8-7650K AMD A8-7650K
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
491
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
491
AMD Athlon II X4 760K AMD Athlon II X4 760K
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
491
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
489
Intel Core i3-550 Intel Core i3-550
2C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
489
Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 Qualcomm Snapdragon 850
8C 8T @ 2.95 GHz
489
AMD A8-6500 AMD A8-6500
4C 4T @ 4.10 GHz
489
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



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 i5-3427U Intel Core i5-3427U
2C 4T @ 1.80 GHz
1286
AMD Athlon II X4 631 AMD Athlon II X4 631
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
1283
MediaTek Helio G85 MediaTek Helio G85
8C 8T @ 1.80 GHz
1283
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
1278
Intel Pentium Silver N5030 Intel Pentium Silver N5030
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
1275
AMD FX-4130 AMD FX-4130
4C 4T @ 3.80 GHz
1271
HiSilicon Kirin 710 HiSilicon Kirin 710
8C 8T @ 2.20 GHz
1270
Show all Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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 Celeron G1820 Intel Celeron G1820
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
560
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
558
AMD Athlon II X4 640 AMD Athlon II X4 640
4C 4T @ 3.00 GHz
557
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
543
Intel Pentium G2010 Intel Pentium G2010
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
542
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
541
Intel Core2 Duo E8500 Intel Core2 Duo E8500
2C 2T @ 3.16 GHz
525
Show all CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core) results



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 i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
Intel Core i9-12900T Intel Core i9-12900T
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.55 GHz
794
AMD A10-9700 AMD A10-9700
AMD Radeon R7 - 384 (Bristol Ridge) @ 1.03 GHz
787
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
AMD A12-9700P AMD A12-9700P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
AMD FX-9800P AMD FX-9800P
AMD Radeon R7 - 512 (Bristol Ridge) @ 0.76 GHz
782
Intel Core i5-13500T Intel Core i5-13500T
Intel UHD Graphics 770 @ 1.50 GHzNot verified
768
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 A8-3870K AMD A8-3870K
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
77
AMD Athlon II X2 340 AMD Athlon II X2 340
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
77
Intel Pentium 3805U Intel Pentium 3805U
2C 2T @ 1.90 GHz
77
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 3.60 GHz
76
AMD A10-9620P AMD A10-9620P
4C 4T @ 3.40 GHz
76
Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2690 v2
10C 20T @ 3.60 GHz
76
Intel Core i5-4200Y Intel Core i5-4200Y
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
76
Show all Cinebench R15 (Single-Core) results



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 A10-7800 AMD A10-7800
4C 4T @ 3.70 GHz
239
Intel Core i5-4260U Intel Core i5-4260U
2C 4T @ 2.70 GHz
239
AMD Athlon II X4 620 AMD Athlon II X4 620
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
238
AMD A12-9720P AMD A12-9720P
4C 4T @ 2.90 GHz
237
AMD FX-9800P AMD FX-9800P
4C 4T @ 3.10 GHz
237
Intel Celeron G4900 Intel Celeron G4900
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
236
Intel Core i5-7Y54 Intel Core i5-7Y54
2C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
236
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



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