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AMD A6-9220 vs AMD A4-9120 vs AMD A6-9225

AMD A6-9220

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The AMD A6-9220 is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2016. The 9210 is a mid-range Stoney Ridge processor (dual-core version of Bristol Ridge) and integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 2.5 - 2.9 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R4 GPU, probably with 192 shaders at 655 MHz, as well as a single-channel DDR4-2133 memory controller, H.265 video engine and chipset with all I/O ports.

Architecture

Stoney Ridge is the successor of the Carrizo architecture and the design is almost identical. Thanks to optimized manufacturing processes and more aggressive Boost behavior, however, the clocks are a bit higher at the same power consumption. The memory controller now also supports DDR4-RAM, in this case up to 2133 MHz. Stoney Ridge is the designation for the smaller dual-core and single-core chip, while Bristol Ridge is the bigger quad-core chip with dual-channel memory controller. More technical details are available in the following articles:

Performance

Because of the significantly lower clock range, the A6-9220 should be noticeably slower than the A9-9410. In the Cinebench R15 Multi benchmark e.g. it was around 15% slower in our benchmarks (see below). The single core benchmarks were quite similar overall.

Graphics Card

The integrated Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) GPU is probably similar to the R5 with 192 active shader units (3 compute cores), but a reduced clock of just 655 instead of 800 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above. 

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A6-9220 with 15 Watts, but it can be configured between 10-15 Watts. This means the APU is a good choice for thin and light notebooks.

AMD A4-9120

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The AMD A4-9120 is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2017. At its launch, the A4-9210 is a mid-range Stoney Ridge processor (dual-core version of Bristol Ridge) and integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 2.2 - 2.5 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R3 GPU with 128 shaders at 655 MHz, as well as a single-channel DDR4-2133 memory controller, H.265 video engine and chipset with all I/O ports.

Architecture

Stoney Ridge is the successor of the Carrizo architecture and the design is almost identical. Thanks to optimized manufacturing processes and more aggressive Boost behavior, however, the clocks are a bit higher at the same power consumption. The memory controller now also supports DDR4-RAM, in this case up to 2133 MHz. Stoney Ridge is the designation for the smaller dual-core and single-core chip, while Bristol Ridge is the bigger quad-core chip with dual-channel memory controller. More technical details are available in the following articles:

Performance

Because of the significantly lower clock range, the A4-9120 should be noticeably slower than the A6-9210 or A9-9410.

Graphics Card

The integrated Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) GPU offers only 2 CUs (=128 shaders) and a core clock of 655 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above. 

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A4-9120 with 15 Watts, but it can be configured between 10-15 Watts. This means the APU is a good choice for thin and light notebooks.

AMD A6-9225

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The AMD A6-9225 is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2018. Compared to the one year older A4-9220, the A4-9225 has a 200 MHz higher CPU Boost clock but a slower iGPU. It integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and one FP unit) clocked at 2.6 GHz to 3.1 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R4 GPU, probably with 192 shaders at up to 686 MHz, as well as a single-channel DDR4-2133 memory controller, H.265 video decoder and chipset with all I/O ports.

Architecture

Stoney Ridge is the successor to the Carrizo architecture and the design is almost identical. Thanks to optimized manufacturing processes and more aggressive Boost behavior, however, the clocks are a bit higher at the same power consumption. The memory controller now also supports DDR4-RAM, in this case up to 2133 MHz. Stoney Ridge is the designation for the smaller dual-core and single-core chip, while Bristol Ridge is the bigger quad-core chip with dual-channel memory controller. More technical details are available in the following articles:

Performance

The average 9225 in our database proves itself to be a very, very, very slow processor, its multi-thread benchmark scores only just matching those of Core 2 Duo P8600, a dual-core CPU launched in 2008. This is a record-breakingly poor performance and a warning to anyone looking to purchase a system built around this specific A6 series CPU.

Graphics

The integrated Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) GPU is probably similar to the R5 with 192 active shader units (3 compute cores), but a reduced clock of just 686 MHz instead of 800 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above.

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A6-9225 with 15 Watts, but it can be configured between 10-15 Watts. This means the APU is a good choice for thin and light notebooks.

ModelAMD A6-9220AMD A4-9120AMD A6-9225
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney RidgeStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A4-91202.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
Clock2500 - 2900 MHz2200 - 2500 MHz2600 - 3100 MHz
L1 Cache160 KB160 KB160 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP10-15 Watt10-15 Watt10-15 Watt
Transistors1200 Million1200 Million1200 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
Die Size124.5 mm2124.5 mm2124.5 mm2
max. Temp.90 °C90 °C90 °C
SocketBGABGABGA
FeaturesSingle-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
iGPUAMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 686 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220AMD Bristol Ridge A4-9120AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9225

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
182 Points (21%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
273 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9220 +
min: 109     avg: 111.5     median: 111.5 (1%)     max: 114 Points
min: 96     avg: 108.5     median: 108.5 (1%)     max: 121 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9220 +
min: 68     avg: 68.5     median: 68.5 (21%)     max: 69 Points
107%
1 A6-9225 +
73 Points (22%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1.4 Points (2%)
min: 1.03     avg: 1.2     median: 1.2 (2%)     max: 1.44 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9220 +
0.8 Points (3%)
106%
1 A6-9225 +
0.9 Points (3%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2432 Points (20%)
104%
1 A6-9225 +
2532 Points (21%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 A6-9220 +
3941 Points (5%)
106%
1 A6-9225 +
4193 Points (5%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
915 s (11%)
101%
1 A6-9225 +
852 s (10%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
27.7 s (6%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
26.3 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 A6-9220 +
770 Points (4%)
111%
1 A6-9225 +
852 Points (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 A6-9220 +
8.7 fps (3%)
105%
1 A6-9225 +
9.1 fps (3%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 A6-9220 +
46.5 fps (11%)
105%
1 A6-9225 +
48.9 fps (11%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 A6-9220 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
103%
1 A6-9225 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 A6-9220 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
104%
1 A6-9225 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1 GB/s (0%)
103%
1 A6-9225 +
1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2253 Points (5%)
2132 Points (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
20.9 s (5%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
20.2 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
46.9 s (2%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
45.5 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1022 s (5%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
968 s (4%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 A6-9220 +
4236 Points (4%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 A6-9220 +
min: 1467     avg: 1470     median: 1469.5 (4%)     max: 1472 Points
107%
1 A6-9225 +
1568 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 A6-9220 +
16010 Points (10%)
103%
1 A6-9225 +
16446 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 A6-9220 +
15125 Points (13%)
104%
1 A6-9225 +
15678 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 A6-9220 +
15704 Points (13%)
104%
1 A6-9225 +
16322 Points (14%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1241 Points (3%)
105%
1 A6-9225 +
1304 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1721 Points (3%)
106%
1 A6-9225 +
1821 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
100%
1 A6-9220 +
634 Points (3%)
105%
1 A6-9225 +
664 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1960 Points (20%)
101%
1 A6-9225 +
1980 Points (20%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2857 Points (3%)
112%
1 A6-9225 +
3190 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1885 Points (29%)
102%
1 A6-9225 +
1920 Points (30%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2805 Points (7%)
108%
1 A6-9225 +
3035 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2921 Points (5%)
106%
1 A6-9225 +
3103 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1798 Points (35%)
103%
1 A6-9225 +
1855 Points (36%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
3115 Points (5%)
107%
1 A6-9225 +
3323 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1909 Points (31%)
103%
1 A6-9225 +
1974 Points (32%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 A6-9220 +
3245 Points (26%)
120%
1 A6-9225 +
3899 Points (31%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2855 Points (26%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2849 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 A6-9220 +
3510 Points (7%)
128%
1 A6-9225 +
4490 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 A6-9220 +
3822 Points (8%)
105%
1 A6-9225 +
4014 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 A6-9220 +
3461 Points (9%)
114%
1 A6-9225 +
3936 Points (10%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2416 ms (3%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2657 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 A6-9220 +
162.1 ms (2%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
203.6 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 A6-9220 +
14724 Points (15%)
11962 Points (12%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A6-9225 +
81 Points (21%)

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