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AMD A6-9220e

AMD A6-9220e

The AMD A6-9220e is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2017. The 9220e is an entry-level 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 1.6 - 2.4 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. Compared to the similar named A6-9220 the 9220e is significantly slower clocked (2.5 - 2.9 GHz) including the GPU (600 versus 655 MHz) and can be passively cooled thanks to the TDP of 6W.

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 A6-9220e is noticeably slower than the A6-9220. In the Cinebench R15 Multi benchmark the 9220 reaches 38% higher scores, in the single thread test its more than twice as fast (219% versus the 9220 in the HP 255 G6). Compared to Intel CPUs, the A6-9220e is on par with the old Celeron N2820 in Cinebench (single and multi core). Therefore, the CPU is placed in the lowest segment (performance wise) and only suited for light tasks and light multitasking.

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

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A6-9220e with 6 Watts and therefore significantly below the 15 W of the A6-9220. This means the APU can be passively cooled and is a good choice for thin and light notebooks.

SeriesAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-9425 compare3100 - 3700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e compare - 2500? MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420 compare3000 - 3600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9410 compare2900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9225 compare2600 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220 compare2500 - 2900 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C compare1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9210 compare2400 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120 compare2200 - 2500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C compare1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9010 compare2000 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-9000 compare1800 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-9220e1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
Clock Rate1600 - 2400 MHz
Level 1 Cache160 KB
Level 2 Cache1 MB
Number of Cores / Threads2 / 2
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 R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)
64 Bit64 Bit support
Announcement Date06/01/2017

Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - CPU (Single Core)
73 Points (14%)
Cinebench R20 - CPU (Multi Core)
110 Points (1%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
1056 Points (11%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
1741 Points (3%)
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
1517 seconds (18%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
2.7 fps (2%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
14.7 fps (5%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0.3 GB/s (0%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
66.4 Seconds (14%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
113 Seconds (5%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
2732 Seconds (12%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
529 points (2%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
444 Points (1%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
376 Points (1%)
Geekbench 5 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
293 Points (2%)
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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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Reviews for the AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220e processor

Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 1-14AST-05 (AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge), 14")
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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
» AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220e
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB L2

Surrounding CPUs

- Intel Core 2 Duo T5600
   1.83 GHz / 2 MB
- AMD Athlon II M300
   2 GHz / 1 MB
- AMD Turion X2 Ultra ZM-80
   2.1 GHz / 2 MB
- Intel Core i5 520UM
   1.06 GHz / 0.5 MB + 3 MB
- Intel Celeron N2840
   2.16 GHz / 1 MB
» AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9220e
   1.6 GHz / 1 MB L2
+ Intel Celeron J1750
   2.41 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Intel Celeron N3060
   1.6 GHz / 2048 KB
+ AMD Athlon X2 QL-65
   2.1 GHz / 1024 KB
+ AMD Athlon X2 QL-64
   2.1 GHz / 1024 KB
+ Intel Celeron N2910
   1.6 GHz / 2048 KB
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Klaus Hinum (Update: 2020-02-10)