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AMD E2-9000 vs AMD A6-9220C vs AMD A9-9425

AMD E2-9000

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The AMD E2-9000 is the least powerful chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation) at the time of announcement in 2017. The SoC integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 1.8-2.2 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R2 GPU clocked at 600 MHz as well as a single-channel DDR4-1866 memory controller, H.265 video engine and chipset with all I/O ports. Compared to the older E2-9010, the E2-9000 offers a lower base speed (1.8 versus 2 GHz).

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 1866 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 E2-9000 with 10 Watts (compared to the 9010 at 15W). This means the APU is intended for thin and light notebooks.

AMD A6-9220C

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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.

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.

ModelAMD E2-9000AMD A6-9220CAMD A9-9425
SeriesAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
CodenameStoney RidgeStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
» AMD E2-90001.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-9220C1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
» AMD A9-94253.1 - 3.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e0 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203 - 3.6 GHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102.9 - 3.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252.6 - 3.1 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202.5 - 2.9 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1.8 - 2.7 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102.4 - 2.8 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202.2 - 2.5 GHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001.8 - 2.2 GHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1.6 - 2.4 GHz2 / 2
Clock1800 - 2200 MHz1800 - 2700 MHz3100 - 3700 MHz
L2 Cache1 MB1 MB1 MB
Cores / Threads2 / 22 / 22 / 2
TDP10 Watt6 Watt15 Watt
Transistors1200 Million1200 Million1200 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
Die Size124.5 mm2124.5 mm2124.5 mm2
max. Temp.90 °C90 °C90 °C
SocketBGABGABGA
FeaturesSingle-Channel DDR4-1866, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,Single-Channel DDR4-2133, Virtualization,
iGPUAMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 720 MHz)AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 900 MHz)
Architecturex86x86x86
Announced
ManufacturerAMD Bristol Ridge E2-9000AMD Bristol Ridge A9-9425
L1 Cache160 KB

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 E2-9000 +
84 Points (1%)
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149%
1 A9-9425 +
125 Points (1%)
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Cinebench R15 - Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 E2-9000 +
47 Points (14%)
162%
1 A9-9425 +
76 Points (23%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Multi 64 Bit
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1 Points (1%)
149%
1 A9-9425 +
1.5 Points (2%)
Cinebench R11.5 - Cinebench R11.5 CPU Single 64 Bit
100%
1 E2-9000 +
0.6 Points (2%)
153%
1 A9-9425 +
0.9 Points (3%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Single (32bit)
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1787 Points (15%)
150%
1 A9-9425 +
2686 Points (22%)
Cinebench R10 - Cinebench R10 Rend. Multi (32bit)
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2897 Points (3%)
150%
1 A9-9425 +
4338 Points (5%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 1024m *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1242 s (15%)
106%
1 A9-9425 +
802 s (9%)
wPrime 2.10 - wPrime 2.0 32m *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
36.2 s (7%)
102%
1 A9-9425 +
25.8 s (5%)
WinRAR - WinRAR 4.0
100%
1 E2-9000 +
744 Points (4%)
120%
1 A9-9425 +
891 Points (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 2
100%
1 E2-9000 +
6.3 fps (2%)
154%
1 A9-9425 +
9.7 fps (4%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - x264 Pass 1
100%
1 E2-9000 +
35.7 fps (8%)
141%
1 A9-9425 +
50.5 fps (12%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Serpent
100%
1 E2-9000 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
126%
1 A9-9425 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt Twofish
100%
1 E2-9000 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
163%
1 A9-9425 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - TrueCrypt AES
100%
1 E2-9000 +
0.7 GB/s (0%)
135%
1 A9-9425 +
1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - 3DMark 06 - CPU
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1556 Points (3%)
149%
1 A9-9425 +
2314 Points (5%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
26.9 s (6%)
102%
1 A9-9425 +
17 s (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
59.8 s (3%)
101%
1 A9-9425 +
38.2 s (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 32M *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1304 s (6%)
102%
1 A9-9425 +
853 s (4%)
3DMark Vantage - 3DM Vant. Perf. CPU no Physx
100%
1 E2-9000 +
3146 Points (3%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Physics
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1199 Points (3%)
127%
1 A9-9425 +
1527 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Physics
100%
1 E2-9000 +
11949 Points (8%)
138%
1 A9-9425 +
16539 Points (11%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Extreme Physics
100%
1 E2-9000 +
10209 Points (8%)
155%
1 A9-9425 +
15856 Points (13%)
3DMark - 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited Physics
100%
1 E2-9000 +
11528 Points (10%)
167%
1 A9-9425 +
19290 Points (16%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Physics
100%
1 E2-9000 +
914 Points (2%)
139%
1 A9-9425 +
1269 Points (3%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Physics
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1255 Points (2%)
145%
1 A9-9425 +
1823 Points (3%)
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 E2-9000 +
1591 Points (16%)
141%
1 A9-9425 +
2244 Points (23%)
Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 - Geekbench 4.1 - 4.4 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2461 Points (3%)
148%
1 A9-9425 +
3636 Points (4%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1543 Points (24%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Geekbench 4.0 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2371 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2323 Points (4%)
143%
1 A9-9425 +
3323 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 32 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1430 Points (28%)
143%
1 A9-9425 +
2039 Points (40%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Multi-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2439 Points (4%)
148%
1 A9-9425 +
3605 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - Geekbench 3 64 Bit Single-Core
100%
1 E2-9000 +
1526 Points (25%)
146%
1 A9-9425 +
2228 Points (36%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Stream
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2993 Points (24%)
138%
1 A9-9425 +
4145 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Memory
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2893 Points (26%)
106%
1 A9-9425 +
3069 Points (28%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Floating Point
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2847 Points (6%)
182%
1 A9-9425 +
5175 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Integer
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2914 Points (6%)
165%
1 A9-9425 +
4798 Points (10%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Geekbench Total Score
100%
1 E2-9000 +
2894 Points (8%)
156%
1 A9-9425 +
4518 Points (12%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Kraken 1.1 Total Score *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
3175 ms (4%)
101%
1 A9-9425 +
2466 ms (3%)
Sunspider - Sunspider 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 E2-9000 +
258.9 ms (3%)
101%
1 A9-9425 +
176.3 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Octane V2 Total Score
100%
1 E2-9000 +
10575 Points (11%)
128%
1 A9-9425 +
13562 Points (14%)
WebXPRT 3 - WebXPRT 3 Score
100%
1 A9-9425 +
76 Points (20%)

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