AMD A10-9700: specs and benchmarks

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AMD A10-9700
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Year of release 2017
Performance 3.49

Summary

AMD started AMD A10-9700 sales 27 July 2017 at a recommended price of $90. This is Bristol Ridge architecture desktop processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 28nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3800 MHz and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is AM4 processor with a TDP of 65 Watt and a maximum temperature of 74 °C. It supports DDR4-2400 memory.

It provides poor benchmark performance at

3.49%

of a leader's which is AMD EPYC 7H12.

General info

A10-9700 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture, sales start time and pricing.

Place in performance rating1507
Value for money2.37
Market segmentDesktop processor
Architecture codenameBristol Ridge (2016−2019)
Release date27 July 2017 (5 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$90of 305 (Core i7-870)
Current price$282 (3.1x MSRP)of 25448 (Xeon Platinum 8280L)
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Technical specs

Basic microprocessor parameters such as number of cores, number of threads, base frequency and turbo boost clock, lithography, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters can generally indicate CPU performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.

Physical cores4 (Quad-Core)
Threads4
Base clock speed3.5 GHzof 4.7 (FX-9590)
Boost clock speed3.8 GHzof 5.8 (Core i9-13900K)
L2 cache2048 KBof 12288 (Core 2 Quad Q9550)
L3 cache0 KBof 32768 (Ryzen Threadripper 1998)
Chip lithography28 nmof 5 (Apple M1)
Die size246 mm2
Maximum core temperature90 °Cof 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Maximum case temperature (TCase)74 °Cof 105 (Core i7-5950HQ)
Number of transistors1,178 millionof 9900000 (Ryzen 9 7950X)
64 bit support+
Windows 11 compatibility-

Compatibility

Information on A10-9700 compatibility with other computer components and devices: motherboard (look for socket type), power supply unit (look for power consumption) etc. Useful when planning a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. Note that power consumption of some processors can well exceed their nominal TDP, even without overclocking. Some can even double their declared thermals given that the motherboard allows to tune the CPU power parameters.

Number of CPUs in a configuration1of 8 (Opteron 842)
SocketAM4
Thermal design power (TDP)65 Wattof 400 (Xeon Platinum 9282)

Technologies and extensions

Technological capabilities and additional instructions supported by A10-9700. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.

AES-NI+
FMA+
AVX+
FRTC1
FreeSync1
PowerTune+
TrueAudio+
PowerNow+
PowerGating+
VirusProtect+

Virtualization technologies

Supported virtual machine optimization technologies. Some are specific to Intel only, some to AMD.

AMD-V+

Memory specs

Types, maximum amount and channel number of RAM supported by A10-9700's memory controller. Depending on the motherboard, higher memory frequency may be supported.

Supported memory typesDDR4-2400of 5200 (Ryzen 5 7600X)
Max memory channels2of 12 (Xeon Platinum 9221)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A10-9700.

Integrated graphics cardAMD Radeon R7 Graphics
iGPU core count6
Enduro+
UVD+
VCE+

Graphics interfaces

Available interfaces and connections of A10-9700's integrated GPU.

DisplayPort+
HDMI+

Graphics API support

APIs supported by A10-9700's integrated GPU, sometimes API versions are included.

DirectXDirectX® 12
Vulkan1

Peripherals

Specifications and connection types of supported peripherals.

PCIe version3.0of 5 (Core i9-12900K)
PCI Express lanes8of 128 (EPYC 7551P)

Benchmark performance

Single-core and multi-core benchmark results of A10-9700. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range, higher is better.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

A10-9700 3.49
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  • GeekBench 5 Single-Core
  • GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

Passmark

Passmark CPU Mark is a widespread benchmark, consisting of 8 different types of workload, including integer and floating point math, extended instructions, compression, encryption and physics calculation. There is also one separate single-threaded scenario measuring single-core performance.

Benchmark coverage: 69%

A10-9700 3521

GeekBench 5 Single-Core

GeekBench 5 Single-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses only a single CPU core.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

A10-9700 498

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core

GeekBench 5 Multi-Core is a cross-platform application developed in the form of CPU tests that independently recreate certain real-world tasks with which to accurately measure performance. This version uses all available CPU cores.

Benchmark coverage: 38%

A10-9700 1491

Game benchmarks

Relative perfomance

Overall A10-9700 performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop CPUs.


Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A10-9700 from Intel is Pentium G4560, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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