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AMD A6-9220C

AMD A6-9220C

The AMD A6-9220C is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for Chromebooks (7th APU generation from 2016), which was announced early 2019. Compared to the A6-9220, the 9220C is rated at a reduced TDP of 6 versus 15 Watt and also reduced clock speeds. It integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 1.8 - 2.7 GHz (versus 2.5 - 2.9 GHz on the A6-9220).

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 A6-9220C should be noticeably slower than the old A6-9220. AMD compares the performance against the Pentium N4200 in ChromeOS and sees the A6-9220C clearly ahead. The efficiency should be worse however, due to the old manufacturing process.

Graphics Card

The integrated Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) GPU is a bit controversal, as AMD states 3 compute cores which should translate to 192 shaders.

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A6-9220C with 6 Watts which should enable thin and light (even fanless) Chromebooks.

SeriesAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-9425 (compare)3100 - 3700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e (compare) - 2500? MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420 (compare)3000 - 3600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 (compare)2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9225 (compare)2600 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220 (compare)2500 - 2900 MHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-9220C1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9210 (compare)2400 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120 (compare)2200 - 2500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C (compare)1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9010 (compare)2000 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9000 (compare)1800 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
Clock Rate1800 - 2700 MHz
Level 1 Cache160 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
Max. Power Consumption (TDP = Thermal Design Power)6 Watt
Transistor Count1200 Million
Manufacturing Technology28 nm
Die Size124.5 mm2
Max. Temperature90 °C
SocketBGA
FeaturesSingle-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
GPUAMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 720 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date01/31/2019

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Reviews for the AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220C processor

Lenovo 14w (no touch) (AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge), 14")
» Lenovo 14w (no touch) - External Review

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Other CPUs of the series AMD Bristol Ridge

» AMD Bristol Ridge FX-9830P
   3 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge PRO A12-9830B
   3 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge FX-9800P
   2.7 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge PRO A12-9800B
   2.7 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9720P
   2.7 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A12-9700P
   2.5 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A10-9620P
   2.5 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A10-9600P
   2.4 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A8-9600B
   2.4 GHz / 2 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9425
   3.1 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9420
   3 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9410
   2.9 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9225
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220C
   1.8 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A4-9120
   2.2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge A4-9120C
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge E2-9010
   2 GHz / 1 MB L2
» AMD Bristol Ridge E2-9000
   1.8 GHz / 1 MB L2

Surrounding CPUs

- AMD A-Series A4-7210
   1.8 GHz / 2 MB
- AMD A-Series A6-3430MX
   1.7 GHz / 4 MB
- Intel Pentium 3558U
   1.7 GHz / 0.5 MB + 2 MB
- AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9225
   2.6 GHz / 1 MB
- AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220
   2.5 GHz / 1 MB
» AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220C
   1.8 GHz / 1 MB L2
+ Intel Pentium 3556U
   1.7 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
+ Intel Pentium 2117U
   1.8 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
+ Intel Celeron 1000M
   1.8 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
+ Intel Celeron 1037U
   1.8 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
+ Intel Celeron 2981U
   1.6 GHz / 512 KB + 2048 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2019-01- 6)