AMD A9-9420e Benchmark, Test and specs

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The AMD A9-9420e was released in Q2/2017 and has 2 cores. The processor can process 2 threads simultaneously and uses a mainboard with the socket FP4. In the Geekbench 5 benchmark, the AMD A9-9420e achieved a result of 355 points (single-core) or 444 points (multi-core).
AMD A9-9420e

CPU lineage

In this classification you can see to which group of processors the AMD A9-9420e belongs. We also show the direct predecessor and successor of AMD A9-9420e.

Name: AMD A9-9420e
Family: AMD A
CPU group: AMD A9-9000
Architecture: Stoney Ridge (Excavator)
Segment: Mobile
Generation: 4
Predecessor: --
Successor: --

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The AMD A9-9420e has 2 cores. The clock frequency of the AMD A9-9420e is 1.80 GHz (2.70 GHz). An initial performance assessment can be made using the number of CPU cores.

CPU Cores / Threads: 2 / 2
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 2x
Hyperthreading / SMT: No
Overclocking: No
Frequency: 1.80 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 2.70 GHz
Turbo Frequency (2 Cores): 2.40 GHz

Internal Graphics

The AMD A9-9420e has an integrated graphics that the system can use to efficiently play back videos. The AMD A9-9420e has the AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) installed, which has 3 streaming multiprocessors (192 shaders).

GPU name: AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge)
GPU frequency: 0.72 GHz
GPU (Turbo): No turbo
Compute 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

Processors with integrated graphics can process video codecs faster. Support for modern codecs can significantly increase system efficiency during video playback.

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 AMD A9-9420e supports a maximum of 8 GB memory. Depending on the mainboard, the processor can use a maximum of 1 (Single Channel) memory channels. This results in a maximum bandwidth of the main memory of --.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
Max. Memory: 8 GB
Memory channels: 1 (Single Channel)
PCIe: 3.0 x 8
PCIe Bandwidth: 7.9 GB/s

Thermal Management

The AMD A9-9420e has a TDP of 6 W. Based on the TDP, the system manufacturer can and must adapt the cooling solution to the processor.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 6 W
TDP (PL2): --
TDP up: --
TDP down: --
Tjunction max.: 90 °C

Technical details

Modern production reduces the waste heat of a processor and increases its efficiency. The AMD A9-9420e is made in 28 nm and has 2.00 MB cache.

Technology: 28 nm
Chip design:
Socket: FP4
L2-Cache: --
L3-Cache: 2.00 MB
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 A9-9420e 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 Phenom II X4 810 AMD Phenom II X4 810
4C 4T @ 2.60 GHz
AMD Athlon II X2 235e AMD Athlon II X2 235e
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
AMD Phenom II X3 710 AMD Phenom II X3 710
3C 3T @ 2.60 GHz
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
2C 2T @ 2.70 GHz
Intel Celeron E3400 Intel Celeron E3400
2C 2T @ 2.60 GHz
AMD A10-4600M AMD A10-4600M
4C 4T @ 3.20 GHz
Intel Celeron 2981U Intel Celeron 2981U
2C 2T @ 1.40 GHz

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.

MediaTek Helio P20 MediaTek Helio P20
8C 8T @ 2.30 GHz
Samsung Exynos 7870 Samsung Exynos 7870
8C 8T @ 1.60 GHz
Intel Pentium T2390 Intel Pentium T2390
2C 2T @ 1.86 GHz
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
Intel Celeron N3050 Intel Celeron N3050
2C 2T @ 2.16 GHz
Intel Pentium 957 Intel Pentium 957
2C 2T @ 1.20 GHz
Intel Celeron N2830 Intel Celeron N2830
2C 2T @ 2.41 GHz

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 i3-3227U Intel Core i3-3227U
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
Intel Core i5-3210M Intel Core i5-3210M
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
Intel Core i5-3230M Intel Core i5-3230M
Intel HD Graphics 4000 @ 1.10 GHz
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.72 GHz
AMD A6-9220C AMD A6-9220C
AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) @ 0.72 GHz
AMD A6-5357M AMD A6-5357M
AMD Radeon HD 8450G @ 0.72 GHz
AMD A6-5350M AMD A6-5350M
AMD Radeon HD 8450G @ 0.72 GHz

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 2 Quad Q6600 Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600
4C 4T @ 2.40 GHz
Intel Core i7-2637M Intel Core i7-2637M
2C 4T @ 1.70 GHz
Intel Core i5-3439Y Intel Core i5-3439Y
2C 4T @ 1.50 GHz
AMD A9-9420e AMD A9-9420e
2C 2T @ 2.40 GHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
8C 8T @ 2.00 GHz
AMD A4-3420 AMD A4-3420
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz
Intel Celeron G1840 Intel Celeron G1840
2C 2T @ 2.80 GHz


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