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AMD A9-9420e vs AMD A6-9225

AMD A9-9420e

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The AMD A9-9420e is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation). It was first found in the Dell Inspiron 3000 with passive cooling and 4 GB DDR4 RAM. The performance in that device was way below the normal A9-9420 as the clock speed only reached up to 2,5 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R5 GPU with 192 shaders 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:

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A9-9420 between 10-25 Watts, but the passively cooled A9-9420e should be positioned lower than 9 Watt.

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 A9-9420eAMD A6-9225
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-9425 compare3.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220 compare2.5 - 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 A9-9425 compare3.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220 compare2.5 - 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
Clock <=2500? MHz2600 - 3100 MHz
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
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 R5 (Stoney Ridge)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 686 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
L1 Cache160 KB
TDP10-15 Watt
ManufacturerAMD Bristol Ridge A6-9225

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
182 Points (23%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
273 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
97 Points (1%)
min: 96     avg: 108.5     median: 108.5 (1%)     max: 121 Points
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9225 +
73 Points (25%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 A6-9225 +
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 A6-9225 +
0.9 Points (3%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2532 Points (23%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
4193 Points (6%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
852 s (10%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
26.3 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 A6-9225 +
852 Points (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 A6-9225 +
9.1 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 A6-9225 +
48.9 fps (13%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 A6-9225 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 A6-9225 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2132 Points (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
20.2 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
45.5 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
968 s (4%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1568 Points (5%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 A6-9225 +
16446 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 A6-9225 +
15678 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 A6-9225 +
16322 Points (14%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1304 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1821 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
100%
1 A6-9225 +
664 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1980 Points (23%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 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
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1920 Points (30%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
3035 Points (7%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
3103 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1855 Points (36%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
3323 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A6-9225 +
1974 Points (32%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 A6-9225 +
3899 Points (31%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2849 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 A6-9225 +
4490 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 A6-9225 +
4014 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 A6-9225 +
3936 Points (10%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2657 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 A6-9225 +
203.6 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 A6-9225 +
11962 Points (12%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A6-9225 +
81 Points (21%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A9-9420e → 100% n=1

Average Benchmarks AMD A6-9225 → 112% n=1

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