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AMD A9-9425 vs AMD A6-9210

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

This AMD A9 processor has a default TDP of 15 W. Laptop manufacturers are free to change this value to anything between 10 W and 15 W, with clock speeds and performance changing correspondingly. Last but not the least, this APU is manufactured on a 28 nm process that's really, really old at this point (late 2022), making for terrible energy efficiency.

AMD A6-9210

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The AMD A6-9210 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 A6-9210 is the 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 2.4-2.8 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.

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 A6-9210 should be noticeably slower than the A9-9410.

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 600 instead of 800 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above. 

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A6-9210 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 A9-9425AMD A6-9210
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-9425 « 3.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420e compare0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9225 compare2.6 - 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 A6-92102.4 - 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 A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420e compare0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9420 compare3 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2 cores
AMD A6-9225 compare2.6 - 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 « 2.4 - 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
Clock3100 - 3700 MHz2400 - 2800 MHz
L2 Cache1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
TDP15 Watt10-15 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 R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 900 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Bristol Ridge A9-9425AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9210
L1 Cache1 MB

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 A9-9425 +
195 Points (22%)
Cinebench R20 - Cinebench R20 CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 A9-9425 +
284 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 A9-9425 +
125 Points (1%)
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 A9-9425 +
76 Points (23%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 A9-9425 +
1.5 Points (2%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 A9-9425 +
0.9 Points (3%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2686 Points (22%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 A9-9425 +
4338 Points (5%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
802 s (9%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
25.8 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 A9-9425 +
891 Points (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 A9-9425 +
9.7 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 A9-9425 +
50.5 fps (12%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 A9-9425 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 A9-9425 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 A9-9425 +
1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2314 Points (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
17 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
38.2 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
853 s (4%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 A9-9425 +
1527 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 A9-9425 +
16539 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 A9-9425 +
15856 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 A9-9425 +
19290 Points (16%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 A9-9425 +
1269 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 A9-9425 +
1823 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
100%
1 A9-9425 +
705 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2244 Points (23%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
3636 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
3323 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2039 Points (40%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
3605 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2228 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 A9-9425 +
4145 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 A9-9425 +
3069 Points (28%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 A9-9425 +
5175 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 A9-9425 +
4798 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 A9-9425 +
4518 Points (12%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2466 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 A9-9425 +
176.3 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 A9-9425 +
13562 Points (14%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A9-9425 +
76 Points (19%)

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