Notebookcheck Logo

AMD A9-9425 vs AMD A9-9420

AMD A9-9425

► remove from comparison AMD A9-9425

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.

AMD A9-9420

► remove from comparison AMD A9-9420

The AMD A9-9420 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 A9-9420 is the fastest Stoney Ridge processor (dual-core version of Bristol Ridge) and takes over that place from the A9-9410 (-100 MHz CPU clock). It integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 3 - 3.6 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 3.6 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 A9-9420 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.

ModelAMD A9-9425AMD A9-9420
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 A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9225 compare2.6 - 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 A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e compare0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9225 compare2.6 - 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
Clock3100 - 3700 MHz3000 - 3600 MHz
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 2
TDP15 Watt10-25 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 R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
Architecturex86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD 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
125 Points (1%)
0102030405060708090100110120Tooltip
min: 124     avg: 132     median: 134 (1%)     max: 138 Points
0102030405060708090100110120130140Tooltip
Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
76 Points (23%)
min: 75     avg: 80.3     median: 81 (25%)     max: 85 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
1.5 Points (3%)
min: 1.56     avg: 1.6     median: 1.6 (3%)     max: 1.65 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
0.9 Points (3%)
min: 0.96     avg: 1     median: 1 (3%)     max: 1 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
2686 Points (24%)
min: 2761     avg: 2868     median: 2875 (26%)     max: 2969 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
4338 Points (6%)
min: 4627     avg: 4830     median: 4841 (7%)     max: 5022 Points
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (64bit)
100%
1 A9-9420 +
6757 Points (6%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (64bit)
100%
1 A9-9420 +
3410 Points (21%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
802 s (9%)
min: 673     avg: 710     median: 710 (8%)     max: 747 s
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
25.8 s (5%)
min: 20.78     avg: 21.3     median: 21.3 (4%)     max: 21.8 s
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 (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%)
1.1 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 *
17 s (4%)
min: 18     avg: 18.3     median: 18.3 (4%)     max: 18.6 s
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
38.2 s (2%)
min: 39.16     avg: 40.5     median: 40.5 (2%)     max: 41.8 s
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
853 s (4%)
min: 824     avg: 866     median: 866 (4%)     max: 908 s
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
1527 Points (5%)
min: 1569     avg: 1659     median: 1632 (6%)     max: 1776 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
16539 Points (11%)
19241 Points (12%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
15856 Points (13%)
18148 Points (15%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
19290 Points (16%)
min: 18866     avg: 18895     median: 18894.5 (16%)     max: 18923 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
1269 Points (3%)
min: 1375     avg: 1455     median: 1455 (4%)     max: 1535 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
1823 Points (4%)
min: 2153     avg: 2155     median: 2155 (5%)     max: 2157 Points
3DMark - 3DMark Time Spy CPU
100%
1 A9-9425 +
705 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 A9-9425 +
2244 Points (24%)
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 (36%)
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 *
2466 ms (3%)
2120 ms (2%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
176.3 ms (2%)
148.1 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
13562 Points (14%)
min: 15762     avg: 17290     median: 17290 (18%)     max: 18818 Points
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A9-9425 +
76 Points (20%)

Average Benchmarks AMD A9-9425 → 100% n=23

Average Benchmarks AMD A9-9420 → 108% n=23

- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

Add one or more devices and compare

In the following list you can select (and also search for) devices that should be added to the comparison. You can select more than one device.

restrict list:

show all (including archived), 2022, 2021
v1.18
log 01. 18:48:10

#0 checking url part for id 11291 +0s ... 0s

#1 checking url part for id 9184 +0s ... 0s

#2 not redirecting to Ajax server +0s ... 0s

#3 did not recreate cache, as it is less than 5 days old! Created at Fri, 30 Sep 2022 13:14:19 +0200 +0s ... 0s

#4 linkCache_getLink no uid found +0.007s ... 0.008s

#5 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.001s ... 0.009s

#6 linkCache_getLink no uid found +0.003s ... 0.012s

#7 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#8 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#9 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#10 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#11 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#12 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#13 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#14 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#15 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#16 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#17 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#18 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#19 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.012s

#20 composed specs +0s ... 0.012s

#21 did output specs +0s ... 0.012s

#22 getting avg benchmarks for device 11291 +0s ... 0.012s

#23 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.013s

#24 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.013s

#25 got single benchmarks 11291 +0.01s ... 0.023s

#26 getting avg benchmarks for device 9184 +0s ... 0.023s

#27 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.024s

#28 got single benchmarks 9184 +0.011s ... 0.035s

#29 got avg benchmarks for devices +0s ... 0.035s

#30 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.001s ... 0.035s

#31 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.036s

#32 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.019s ... 0.055s

#33 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#34 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#35 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#36 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#37 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#38 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#39 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.056s

#40 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.057s

#41 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.057s

#42 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.057s

#43 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.057s

#44 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.058s

#45 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.058s

#46 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.058s

#47 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.058s

#48 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.059s

#49 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.059s

#50 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.059s

#51 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.059s

#52 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.059s

#53 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.06s

#54 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.06s

#55 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.06s

#56 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.06s

#57 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.061s

#58 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.061s

#59 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.061s

#60 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.062s

#61 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.062s

#62 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.062s

#63 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.063s

#64 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.063s

#65 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.064s

#66 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.064s

#67 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.064s

#68 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.065s

#69 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.065s

#70 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.066s

#71 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.066s

#72 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.066s

#73 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.066s

#74 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.001s ... 0.068s

#75 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.068s

#76 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.068s

#77 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.069s

#78 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.069s

#79 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.069s

#80 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.069s

#81 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.069s

#82 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.069s

#83 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.07s

#84 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.07s

#85 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.071s

#86 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.071s

#87 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.071s

#88 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.072s

#89 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.072s

#90 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.072s

#91 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.073s

#92 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.073s

#93 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.073s

#94 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.073s

#95 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.073s

#96 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.074s

#97 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.001s ... 0.074s

#98 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.075s

#99 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.075s

#100 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.076s

#101 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.076s

#102 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.077s

#103 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.077s

#104 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.077s

#105 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.078s

#106 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.078s

#107 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.079s

#108 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.001s ... 0.079s

#109 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.08s

#110 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.001s ... 0.08s

#111 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.08s

#112 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.081s

#113 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.081s

#114 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.081s

#115 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0s ... 0.082s

#116 min, max, avg, median took s +0s ... 0.082s

#117 linkCache_getLink using $NBC_LINKCACHE +0.026s ... 0.108s

#118 return log +0.004s ... 0.111s

Please share our article, every link counts!
.170
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Benchmarks / Tech > Processor Comparison - Head 2 Head
Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)