AMD E2-9010 vs AMD A6-9210 vs AMD A9-9425

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 A6-9210

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The AMD A6-9210 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 A6-9210 is the 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 2.4-2.8 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.

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 A6-9210 should be noticeably slower than the A9-9410.

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

Power Consumption

AMD specifies the TDP of the A6-9210 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 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 2 year older A9-9420, the 9425 offers a 100 MHz higher CPU clock speed (base and boost). It integrates two CPU cores (one Excavator module with 2 integer and on FP unit) clocked between 3.1 - 3.7 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 3.7 GHz, the single-core performance is adequate. The multi-core performance on the other hand is limited by the single module and therefore only positioned of the entry level of 2018 CPUs. That means the A9 is most suited for low 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 A9-9425 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.

AMD E2-9010AMD A6-9210AMD A9-9425
AMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol RidgeAMD Bristol Ridge
Stoney RidgeStoney RidgeStoney Ridge
: 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 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 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
2000 - 2200 MHz2400 - 2800 MHz3100 - 3700 MHz
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1200 1200 1200
28 28 28
124.5 mm2124.5 mm2124.5 mm2
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iGPUAMD Radeon R2 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon R4 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 600 MHz)AMD Radeon R5 (Stoney Ridge) ( - 800 MHz)
AMD Bristol Ridge E2-9010AMD Bristol Ridge A6-9210
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Cinebench R15 - CPU Multi 64Bit
91 Points (2%)
125 Points (3%)
Cinebench R15 - CPU Single 64Bit
53 Points (24%)
76 Points (35%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Multi 64Bit
1.1 Points (3%)
1.5 Points (3%)
Cinebench R11.5 - CPU Single 64Bit
0.6 Points (32%)
0.9 Points (45%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Single 32Bit
1871 Points (20%)
2686 Points (29%)
Cinebench R10 - Rendering Multiple CPUs 32Bit
3268 Points (5%)
4338 Points (7%)
wPrime 2.0x - 1024m *
1142.4 seconds (14%)
802.1 seconds (9%)
wPrime 2.0x - 32m *
37.1 seconds (7%)
25.8 seconds (5%)
WinRAR - Result
769 KB/s (9%)
891 KB/s (10%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 2
7.4 fps (0%)
9.7 fps (0%)
X264 HD Benchmark 4.0 - Pass 1
39.2 fps (15%)
50.5 fps (19%)
TrueCrypt - Serpent Mean 100MB
0.1 GB/s (5%)
0.1 GB/s (6%)
TrueCrypt - Twofish Mean 100MB
0.1 GB/s (5%)
0.2 GB/s (8%)
TrueCrypt - AES Mean 100MB
0.8 GB/s (4%)
1 GB/s (5%)
3DMark 06 - CPU
2314 Points (15%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 1M *
27.9 Seconds (6%)
17 Seconds (4%)
Super Pi mod 1.5 XS 2M *
61.5 Seconds (3%)
38.2 Seconds (2%)
Super Pi Mod 1.5 XS 32M *
1295.6 Seconds (6%)
852.5 Seconds (4%)
3DMark 11 - Performance Physics 1280x720
1241 points (6%)
1527 points (8%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Physics 1280x720
16539 Points (11%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Physics 1920x1080
15856 Points (19%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Physics 1280x720 offscreen
12726 Points (15%)
19290 Points (22%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Physics 1280x720
919 Points (2%)
1269 Points (3%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Physics 1920x1080
1268 Points (4%)
1823 Points (6%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Stream
3104 Points (25%)
4145 Points (33%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Memory
2675 Points (24%)
3069 Points (28%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Floating Point
3377 Points (6%)
5175 Points (9%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Integer
2957 Points (5%)
4798 Points (8%)
Geekbench 2 - 32 Bit - Total Score
3062 Points (7%)
4518 Points (10%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Multi-Core Score
2348 Points (3%)
3323 Points (4%)
Geekbench 3 - 32 Bit Single-Core Score
1415 Points (29%)
2039 Points (42%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2484 Points (7%)
3605 Points (10%)
Geekbench 3 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1516 Points (31%)
2228 Points (45%)
Geekbench 4.0 - Compute OpenCL Score
7652 Points (3%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2307 Points (8%)
Geekbench 4.0 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1512 Points (25%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Single-Core Score
1610 Points (25%)
2244 Points (35%)
Geekbench 4.4 - 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
2402 Points (4%)
3636 Points (6%)
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score *
3043.3 ms (5%)
2466.3 ms (4%)
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score *
234.5 ms (3%)
176.3 ms (2%)
Octane V2 - Total Score
10419 Points (20%)
13562 Points (26%)

Average Benchmarks AMD E2-9010 → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD A9-9425 → 127%

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Redaktion, 2017-09- 8 (Update: 2017-09-11)