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AMD A6-9220 vs AMD A9-9425

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 A9-9425

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The AMD A9-9425 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 A9-9420, the 9425 has a 100 MHz higher CPU clock speed (base and boost) as well as a marginally faster iGPU. It integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked at 3.1 GHz to 3.7 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R5 GPU with 192 shaders at up to 900 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 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

The average 9425 in our database proves to be a rather slow CPU, its multi-thread benchmark scores only just matching those of Intel Core i3-4012Y. Much like with Intel Celerons, expect a system built around an A9-9425 to perform poorly in all but the most basic tasks.

Graphics

The integrated Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) GPU has 192 active shader units (3 compute cores) clocked at up to 900 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above.

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A9-9425 with 15 Watts, but it can be configured between 10-15 Watts. This means the CPU is a good choice for thin and light notebooks, but also 15-inch devices with better cooling capabilities.

ModelAMD A6-9220AMD A9-9425
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e compare0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9225 compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C compare1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9210 compare2.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120 compare2.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9010 compare2 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9000 compare1.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e compare0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9225 compare2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C compare1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9210 compare2.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120 compare2.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9010 compare2 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9000 compare1.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
Clock2500 - 2900 MHz3100 - 3700 MHz
L1 Cache160 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
TDP10-15 Watt15 Watt
Transistors1200 Million1200 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm
Die Size124.5 mm2124.5 mm2
max. Temp.90 °C90 °C
SocketBGABGA
FeaturesSingle-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
iGPUAMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 900 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9425

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 A9-9425 +
195 Points (25%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 A9-9425 +
284 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 109     avg: 111.5     median: 111.5 (1%)     max: 114 Points
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125 Points (1%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 68     avg: 68.5     median: 68.5 (21%)     max: 69 Points
76 Points (23%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
1.4 Points (3%)
1.5 Points (3%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.8 Points (3%)
0.9 Points (3%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2432 Points (22%)
2686 Points (24%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
3941 Points (5%)
4338 Points (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
915 s (11%)
802 s (9%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
27.7 s (6%)
25.8 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
770 Points (4%)
891 Points (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
8.7 fps (4%)
9.7 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
46.5 fps (12%)
50.5 fps (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.1 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.2 GB/s (0%)
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
1 GB/s (0%)
1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
2253 Points (5%)
2314 Points (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
20.9 s (5%)
17 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
46.9 s (2%)
38.2 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1022 s (5%)
853 s (4%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 A6-9220 +
4236 Points (4%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 1467     avg: 1470     median: 1469.5 (5%)     max: 1472 Points
1527 Points (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
16010 Points (10%)
16539 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
15125 Points (13%)
15856 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
15704 Points (13%)
19290 Points (16%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
1241 Points (3%)
1269 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
1721 Points (4%)
1823 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
634 Points (3%)
705 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
1960 Points (21%)
2244 Points (24%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
2857 Points (4%)
3636 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1885 Points (29%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2805 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
2921 Points (5%)
3323 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
1798 Points (35%)
2039 Points (40%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
3115 Points (5%)
3605 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
1909 Points (31%)
2228 Points (36%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
3245 Points (26%)
4145 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
2855 Points (26%)
3069 Points (28%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
3510 Points (7%)
5175 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
3822 Points (8%)
4798 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
3461 Points (9%)
4518 Points (12%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
2416 ms (3%)
2466 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
162.1 ms (2%)
176.3 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
14724 Points (15%)
13562 Points (14%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A9-9425 +
76 Points (20%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-9220 → 100% n=39

Average Benchmarks AMD A9-9425 → 110% n=39

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