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AMD A6-9220 vs AMD E2-9000 vs AMD A6-9220e

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 E2-9000

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The AMD E2-9000 is the least powerful chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation) at the time of announcement in 2017. The SoC integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 1.8-2.2 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R2 GPU clocked at 600 MHz as well as a single-channel DDR4-1866 memory controller, H.265 video engine and chipset with all I/O ports. Compared to the older E2-9010, the E2-9000 offers a lower base speed (1.8 versus 2 GHz).

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 1866 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:

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the E2-9000 with 10 Watts (compared to the 9010 at 15W). This means the APU is intended for thin and light notebooks.

AMD A6-9220e

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The AMD A6-9220e is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2017. The 9220e is an entry-level 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 1.6 - 2.4 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R4 GPU, probably with 192 shaders at 600 MHz, as well as a single-channel DDR4-2133 memory controller, H.265 video engine and chipset with all I/O ports. Compared to the similar named A6-9220 the 9220e is significantly slower clocked (2.5 - 2.9 GHz) including the GPU (600 versus 655 MHz) and can be passively cooled thanks to the TDP of 6W.

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 speed, the A6-9220e is noticeably slower than the A6-9220. In the Cinebench R15 Multi benchmark the 9220 reaches 38% higher scores, in the single thread test its more than twice as fast (219% versus the 9220 in the HP 255 G6). Compared to Intel CPUs, the A6-9220e is on par with the old Celeron N2820 in Cinebench (single and multi core). Therefore, the CPU is placed in the lowest segment (performance wise) and only suited for light tasks and light multitasking.

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 A6-9220e with 6 Watts and therefore significantly below the 15 W of the A6-9220. This means the APU can be passively cooled and is a good choice for thin and light notebooks.

ModelAMD A6-9220AMD E2-9000AMD A6-9220e
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 MHz1800 - 2200 MHz1600 - 2400 MHz
L1 Cache160 KB160 KB
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP10-15 Watt10 Watt6 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 DDR4-1866, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
iGPUAMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220AMD Bristol Ridge E2-9000

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
73 Points (8%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
110 Points (0%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
min: 109     avg: 111.5     median: 111.5 (1%)     max: 114 Points
84 Points (1%)
86 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
min: 68     avg: 68.5     median: 68.5 (21%)     max: 69 Points
47 Points (14%)
31 Points (9%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9220 +
1.4 Points (2%)
1 Points (1%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9220 +
0.8 Points (3%)
0.6 Points (2%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2432 Points (20%)
1787 Points (15%)
1056 Points (9%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
3941 Points (5%)
2897 Points (3%)
1741 Points (2%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
915 s (11%)
1242 s (15%)
1517 s (18%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
27.7 s (6%)
36.2 s (7%)
35.2 s (7%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
770 Points (4%)
744 Points (4%)
519 Points (3%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
8.7 fps (3%)
6.3 fps (2%)
2.7 fps (1%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
46.5 fps (11%)
35.7 fps (8%)
14.7 fps (3%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.1 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
0 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.2 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
1 GB/s (0%)
0.7 GB/s (0%)
0.3 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 A6-9220 +
2253 Points (5%)
1556 Points (3%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
20.9 s (5%)
26.9 s (6%)
66.4 s (14%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
46.9 s (2%)
59.8 s (3%)
113.1 s (5%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1022 s (5%)
1304 s (6%)
2732 s (12%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 A6-9220 +
4236 Points (4%)
3146 Points (3%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
min: 1467     avg: 1470     median: 1469.5 (4%)     max: 1472 Points
1199 Points (3%)
529 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
16010 Points (10%)
11949 Points (8%)
4502 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
15125 Points (13%)
10209 Points (8%)
4404 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
15704 Points (13%)
11528 Points (10%)
5273 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
1241 Points (3%)
914 Points (2%)
444 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
1721 Points (3%)
1255 Points (2%)
376 Points (1%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
100%
1 A6-9220 +
634 Points (3%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Single-Core
260 Points (12%)
Geekbench 5.0 - Geekbench 5.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
293 Points (1%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
1960 Points (20%)
1591 Points (16%)
1260 Points (13%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
2857 Points (3%)
2461 Points (3%)
1571 Points (2%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
1885 Points (29%)
1543 Points (24%)
1112 Points (17%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
2805 Points (7%)
2371 Points (6%)
1513 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
2921 Points (5%)
2323 Points (4%)
1929 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
1798 Points (35%)
1430 Points (28%)
1247 Points (24%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
3115 Points (5%)
2439 Points (4%)
2003 Points (3%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
1909 Points (31%)
1526 Points (25%)
1329 Points (22%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
3245 Points (26%)
2993 Points (24%)
3297 Points (27%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
2855 Points (26%)
2893 Points (26%)
2796 Points (25%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
3510 Points (7%)
2847 Points (6%)
3496 Points (7%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
3822 Points (8%)
2914 Points (6%)
3085 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
3461 Points (9%)
2894 Points (8%)
3192 Points (8%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
2416 ms (3%)
3175 ms (4%)
4105 ms (5%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
162.1 ms (2%)
258.9 ms (3%)
357.7 ms (4%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
14724 Points (15%)
10575 Points (11%)
9070 Points (9%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
64 Points (17%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-9220 → 100% n=37

Average Benchmarks AMD E2-9000 → 82% n=37

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-9220e → 63% n=37

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