AMD E2-9010 vs AMD A4-9120 vs AMD A6-9225

AMD E2-9010

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The AMD E2-9010 is the least powerful chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation) at the time of announcement in mid 2016. The SoC integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 2.0-2.2 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.

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 E2-9010 with 15 Watts, but it can be configured between 10-15 Watts. This means the APU is intended for thin and light notebooks.

AMD A4-9120

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The AMD A4-9120 is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2017. At its launch, the A4-9210 is a 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 2.2 - 2.5 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R3 GPU with 128 shaders at 655 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 A4-9120 should be noticeably slower than the A6-9210 or A9-9410.

Graphics Card

The integrated Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) GPU offers only 2 CUs (=128 shaders) and a core clock of 655 MHz. More details about the GPU are available in the linked articles above. 

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A4-9120 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.

AMD A6-9225

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The AMD A6-9225 is an entry-level chip from the Stoney-Ridge APU series for notebooks (7th APU generation), which was announced mid 2018. Compared to the 2 years older A4-9220, the A4-9225 offers a 100 MHz higher CPU clock. It integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 2.6 - 3 GHz. It also includes a Radeon R4 GPU, probably with 192 shaders at 655 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 A6-9225 should be noticeably slower than the A9-9410. Therefore, it is in the absolute low end of 2018 mobile CPUs and only suited for basic tasks.

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 A6-9225 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.

AMD E2-9010AMD A4-9120AMD A6-9225
AMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
Stoney RidgeStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
Series: Bristol Ridge Stoney Ridge
AMD A9-94253100 - 3700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e - 2500? MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203000 - 3600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252600 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202500 - 2900 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102400 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202200 - 2500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
» AMD E2-90102000 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001800 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94253100 - 3700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e - 2500? MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203000 - 3600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92252600 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202500 - 2900 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102400 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
» AMD A4-91202200 - 2500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102000 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001800 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94253100 - 3700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-9420e - 2500? MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94203000 - 3600 MHz2 / 2
AMD A9-94102900 - 3500 MHz2 / 2
» AMD A6-92252600 - 3000 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92202500 - 2900 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220C1800 - 2700 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-92102400 - 2800 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-91202200 - 2500 MHz2 / 2
AMD A4-9120C1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90102000 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD E2-90001800 - 2200 MHz2 / 2
AMD A6-9220e1600 - 2400 MHz2 / 2
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iGPUAMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 655 MHz)
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Benchmarks

Cinebench R20 - CPU (Single Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
182 Points (31%)
Cinebench R20 - CPU (Multi Core)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
273 Points (3%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 E2-9010 +
91 Points (2%)
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119%
1 A6-9225 +
min: 96     avg: 109     median: 108.5 (2%)     max: 121 Points
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 E2-9010 +
53 Points (23%)
138%
1 A6-9225 +
73 Points (32%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1.1 Points (3%)
109%
1 A6-9225 +
min: 1.03     avg: 1.2     median: 1.2 (3%)     max: 1.44 Points
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
100%
1 E2-9010 +
0.6 Points (25%)
133%
1 A6-9225 +
0.9 Points (33%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1871 Points (19%)
135%
1 A6-9225 +
2532 Points (26%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
100%
1 E2-9010 +
3268 Points (5%)
128%
1 A6-9225 +
4193 Points (7%)
wPrime 2.10 - 1024m *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1142 seconds (13%)
104%
1 A6-9225 +
852 seconds (10%)
wPrime 2.10 - 32m *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
37.1 seconds (7%)
102%
1 A6-9225 +
26.3 seconds (5%)
WinRAR - Result
100%
1 E2-9010 +
769 KB/s (8%)
111%
1 A6-9225 +
852 KB/s (9%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
100%
1 E2-9010 +
7.4 fps (4%)
123%
1 A6-9225 +
9.1 fps (5%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
100%
1 E2-9010 +
39.2 fps (14%)
125%
1 A6-9225 +
48.9 fps (17%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
100%
1 E2-9010 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
134%
1 A6-9225 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
100%
1 E2-9010 +
0.1 GB/s (0%)
142%
1 A6-9225 +
0.2 GB/s (0%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
100%
1 E2-9010 +
0.7 GB/s (0%)
136%
1 A6-9225 +
1 GB/s (0%)
3DMark 06 - CPU - CPU Score
100%
1 A6-9225 +
2132 Points (14%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M - 1M *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
27.9 Seconds (6%)
102%
1 A6-9225 +
20.2 Seconds (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M - 2M *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
61.5 Seconds (3%)
101%
1 A6-9225 +
45.5 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M - 32M *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1296 Seconds (6%)
102%
1 A6-9225 +
968 Seconds (4%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1241 points (6%)
126%
1 A6-9225 +
1568 points (7%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 A6-9225 +
16446 Points (11%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 A6-9225 +
15678 Points (19%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
100%
1 E2-9010 +
12726 Points (15%)
128%
1 A6-9225 +
16322 Points (19%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
100%
1 E2-9010 +
919 Points (2%)
142%
1 A6-9225 +
1304 Points (3%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1268 Points (4%)
144%
1 A6-9225 +
1821 Points (6%)
3DMark - Time Spy CPU 2560x1440
100%
1 A6-9225 +
664 Points (5%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
100%
1 E2-9010 +
3104 Points (25%)
126%
1 A6-9225 +
3899 Points (31%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
100%
1 E2-9010 +
2675 Points (24%)
107%
1 A6-9225 +
2849 Points (26%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
100%
1 E2-9010 +
3377 Points (7%)
133%
1 A6-9225 +
4490 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
100%
1 E2-9010 +
2957 Points (6%)
136%
1 A6-9225 +
4014 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
3062 Points (8%)
129%
1 A6-9225 +
3936 Points (10%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
2348 Points (4%)
132%
1 A6-9225 +
3103 Points (6%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1415 Points (29%)
131%
1 A6-9225 +
1855 Points (38%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
2484 Points (4%)
134%
1 A6-9225 +
3323 Points (5%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1516 Points (31%)
130%
1 A6-9225 +
1974 Points (40%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1512 Points (23%)
127%
1 A6-9225 +
1920 Points (30%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
2307 Points (6%)
132%
1 A6-9225 +
3035 Points (7%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
1610 Points (24%)
123%
1 A6-9225 +
1980 Points (29%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
2402 Points (4%)
133%
1 A6-9225 +
3190 Points (6%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
3043 ms (5%)
101%
1 A6-9225 +
2657 ms (4%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
100%
1 E2-9010 +
235 ms (3%)
100%
1 A6-9225 +
204 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
100%
1 E2-9010 +
10419 Points (20%)
115%
1 A6-9225 +
11962 Points (23%)

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