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AMD A9-9410 vs AMD A6-9225

AMD A9-9410

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The AMD A9-9410 is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2016. At its launch, the A9-9410 is the fastest 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 2.9-3.5 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R5 GPU with 192 shaders at 800 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

Thanks to the high maximum clock of up to 3.5 GHz, the single-core performance should be pretty good. The multi-core performance on the other hand is much lower compared to the Bristol Ridge models. Compared to older Carrizo-L/Beema quad-cores, the APU should still perform pretty well. The level of performance should be similar to a Core-m3 and therefore also be sufficient for more demanding applications.

The TDP can be configured between 10-25 Watts, so there can be big performance differences under sustained workloads.

Graphics Card

The integrated Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) GPU has 192 active shader units (3 compute cores) clocked at up to 800 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above. 

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A9-9410 with 15 Watts, but it can be configured between 10-25 Watts. This means the CPU is a good choice for thin and light notebooks, but also 15-inch devices with better cooling capabilities.

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 to be a very, very, very slow processor, its multi-thread benchmark scores only just matching those of the Core 2 Duo P8600 (a dual-core CPU that saw the light of day 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

This AMD A6 series chip has a default TDP (also known as the long-term power limit) of 15 W. Laptop makers are allowed to reduce that value somewhat, 10 W being the lower limit, with clock speeds and performance changing accordingly as a result. By going for the lowest value, it will be possible to build a passively cooled system around the APU.

Last but not the least, the A6-9225 is built with a 28 nm process leading to very, very low energy efficiency, as of 2022.

ModelAMD A9-9410AMD A6-9225
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-9425 compare3.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420e compare - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9410 « 2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9220 compare2.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9220C compare1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9210 compare2.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-9120 compare2.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-9120C compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD E2-9010 compare2 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD E2-9000 compare1.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9220e compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9425 compare3.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420e compare - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9225 « 2.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9220 compare2.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9220C compare1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9210 compare2.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-9120 compare2.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A4-9120C compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD E2-9010 compare2 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD E2-9000 compare1.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9220e compare1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2 cores
Clock2900 - 3500 MHz2600 - 3100 MHz
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
TDP10-25 Watt15 Watt
Transistors1200 Million1200 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm
Die Size124.5 mm2124.5 mm2
max. Temp.90 °C90 °C
SocketBGA
FeaturesSingle-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,DDR4-2133 RAM (1 channel), PCIe 3, MMX, SSE, SSE2, SSE3, SSSE3, SSE4A, SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX, AVX2, BMI2, ABM, TBM, FMA4, XOP, SMEP, CPB, AES-NI, RDRAND
iGPUAMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 686 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
Manufacturerproducts.amd.comwww.amd.com
L1 Cache160 KB

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
182 Points (20%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
273 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
130 Points (1%)
min: 96     avg: 108.5     median: 108.5 (1%)     max: 121 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
63 Points (19%)
73 Points (22%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
1.6 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
0.8 Points (20%)
0.9 Points (21%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2694 Points (16%)
2532 Points (15%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
4619 Points (3%)
4193 Points (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
751 s (9%)
852 s (10%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
24 s (5%)
26.3 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
879 Points (1%)
852 Points (1%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
10.1 fps (4%)
9.1 fps (3%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
53.5 fps (12%)
48.9 fps (11%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
0.1 GB/s (0%)
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
0.2 GB/s (3%)
0.2 GB/s (3%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
1 GB/s (3%)
1 GB/s (3%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
2455 Points (5%)
2132 Points (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
17.8 s (4%)
20.2 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
39.8 s (2%)
45.5 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
878 s (4%)
968 s (4%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 A9-9410 +
4764 Points (4%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
1470 Points (4%)
1568 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
17953 Points (15%)
16446 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
17279 Points (14%)
15678 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
17768 Points (15%)
16322 Points (14%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
1318 Points (3%)
1304 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
2054 Points (4%)
1821 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
732 Points (3%)
664 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1980 Points (20%)
Geekbench 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
3190 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
2133 Points (29%)
1920 Points (26%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
3182 Points (8%)
3035 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
3299 Points (6%)
3103 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
2134 Points (42%)
1855 Points (36%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
3516 Points (6%)
3323 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
2255 Points (34%)
1974 Points (30%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
3482 Points (28%)
3899 Points (31%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
3458 Points (31%)
2849 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
4828 Points (9%)
4490 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
4375 Points (9%)
4014 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
4260 Points (11%)
3936 Points (10%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
2081 ms (2%)
2657 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
147.7 ms (2%)
203.6 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
17423 Points (15%)
11962 Points (11%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A6-9225 +
81 Points (17%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A9-9410 → 100% n=39

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-9225 → 94% n=39

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