AMD A9-9420 Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A9-9420 has 2 cores with 2 threads and is based on the 4. gen of the AMD A series. The processor uses a mainboard with the FP4 socket and was released in Q2/2017.
AMD A9-9420

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the AMD A9-9420. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the AMD A9-9420.

Name: AMD A9-9420
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A9-9000
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the AMD A9-9420 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: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 3.00 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 3.60 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 3.00 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD A9-9420 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 R5 - 192 (Stoney Ridge)
GPU frequency: 0.85 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Execution units: 3
Shader: 192
Max. GPU Memory: 2 GB
Max. displays: 3
Generation: 7
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): Decode
h265 / HEVC (10 bit): Decode
h264: Decode
VP8: Decode
VP9: Decode
AV1: No
AVC: Decode / Encode
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: DDR4-2133
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 1 (Single Channel)
Bandwidth: --
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: 25 W
TDP down: 10 W
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 A9-9420 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: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
Architecture: Stoney Ridge (Excavator)
Operating systems:
Virtualization: AMD-V
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4a, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, FMA3, FMA4
Release date: Q2/2017
Release price: --
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the AMD A9-9420 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.

Intel Xeon X3440 Intel Xeon X3440
4C 8T @ 2.93 GHz
499
Intel Celeron 3955U Intel Celeron 3955U
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
498
Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 Qualcomm Snapdragon 675
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
498
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
497
AMD FX-6120 AMD FX-6120
6C 6T @ 4.10 GHz
497
Intel Core i3-6006U Intel Core i3-6006U
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
496
Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2620 v2
6C 12T @ 2.60 GHz
494
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 Core2 Duo E7500 Intel Core2 Duo E7500
2C 2T @ 2.93 GHz
817
HiSilicon Kirin 658 HiSilicon Kirin 658
8C 8T @ 2.35 GHz
815
AMD Athlon 5350 AMD Athlon 5350
4C 4T @ 2.05 GHz
807
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
805
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
6C 6T @ 1.40 GHz
803
Intel Core i3-3227U Intel Core i3-3227U
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
799
AMD A8-3520M AMD A8-3520M
4C 4T @ 2.50 GHz
799
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.

AMD A6-5400K AMD A6-5400K
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
338
Intel Core2 Duo E6400 Intel Core2 Duo E6400
2C 2T @ 2.13 GHz
337
Intel Pentium T4300 Intel Pentium T4300
2C 2T @ 2.10 GHz
329
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
328
Intel Pentium T3400 Intel Pentium T3400
2C 2T @ 2.16 GHz
327
AMD A4-5300B AMD A4-5300B
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
325
AMD A4-5300 AMD A4-5300
2C 2T @ 3.40 GHz
324
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 M-5Y31 Intel Core M-5Y31
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.85 GHz
326
Intel Core M-5Y70 Intel Core M-5Y70
Intel HD Graphics 5300 @ 0.85 GHz
326
AMD A8-4555M AMD A8-4555M
AMD Radeon HD 7600G @ 0.43 GHz
326
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
AMD Radeon R5 - 192 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.85 GHz
325
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
AMD Radeon R5 - 192 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.85 GHz
325
AMD A8-7200P AMD A8-7200P
AMD Radeon R5 - 256 (Kaveri) @ 0.63 GHz
321
Intel Xeon W-11155MRE Intel Xeon W-11155MRE
Intel UHD Graphics 11th Gen (16 EU) @ 1.25 GHz
320
Show all iGPU - FP32 Performance (Single-precision GFLOPS) results



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 i5-4200Y Intel Core i5-4200Y
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
2358
Intel Core i5-4210Y Intel Core i5-4210Y
2C 4T @ 1.90 GHz
2358
AMD Phenom II X4 840 AMD Phenom II X4 840
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
2352
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
2348
Intel Pentium 4405Y Intel Pentium 4405Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
2342
Intel Atom C2550 Intel Atom C2550
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
2330
Intel Core M-5Y10 Intel Core M-5Y10
2C 4T @ 1.60 GHz
2320
Show all Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark 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 Phenom II X2 550 AMD Phenom II X2 550
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
82
Intel Celeron G1820TE Intel Celeron G1820TE
2C 4T @ 2.20 GHz
82
Intel Core M-5Y10c Intel Core M-5Y10c
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
82
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
81
Intel Celeron G1610T Intel Celeron G1610T
2C 2T @ 2.30 GHz
81
Intel Core i3-2350M Intel Core i3-2350M
2C 4T @ 2.30 GHz
80
AMD Phenom II X6 1045T AMD Phenom II X6 1045T
6C 6T @ 3.20 GHz
80
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.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136
Intel Celeron J3160 Intel Celeron J3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136
Intel Celeron N3160 Intel Celeron N3160
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
136
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
134
Intel Core i5-4302Y Intel Core i5-4302Y
2C 4T @ 2.00 GHz
134
Intel Celeron 3215U Intel Celeron 3215U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
133
Intel Celeron 3755U Intel Celeron 3755U
2C 2T @ 1.70 GHz
133
Show all Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Celeron G530 Intel Celeron G530
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
1.02
AMD A10-7850K AMD A10-7850K
4C 4T @ 4.00 GHz
1.01
Intel Pentium 4405U Intel Pentium 4405U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1.01
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.60 GHz
1
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.70 GHz
1
Intel Core i3-5010U Intel Core i3-5010U
2C 4T @ 2.10 GHz
1
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T AMD Phenom II X6 1055T
6C 6T @ 3.30 GHz
1
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Atom x5-Z8500 Intel Atom x5-Z8500
4C 4T @ 2.24 GHz
1.67
AMD A6-6400K AMD A6-6400K
2C 2T @ 4.10 GHz
1.66
AMD Phenom II X2 B53 AMD Phenom II X2 B53
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
1.66
AMD A9-9420 AMD A9-9420
2C 2T @ 3.00 GHz
1.6
AMD A9-9425 AMD A9-9425
2C 2T @ 3.10 GHz
1.6
AMD A9-9410 AMD A9-9410
2C 2T @ 3.20 GHz
1.6
Intel Celeron 2950M Intel Celeron 2950M
2C 2T @ 2.00 GHz
1.57
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



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