AMD A12-9720P: specs and benchmarks

AMD A12-9720P

Summary

AMD started A12-9720P sales 1 June 2016. This is Bristol Ridge architecture notebook processor primarily aimed at office systems. It has 4 cores and 4 threads, and is based on 28 nm manufacturing technology, with a maximum frequency of 3.6 and a locked multiplier.

Compatibility-wise, this is a FP4 processor with a TDP of 15 Watt.

It provides poor benchmark performance at 14.36 percent of a leader's which is Intel Core i9-7980XE.

General info

Of A12-9720P processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
 
Type
Laptop
 
Series
AMD Bristol Ridge
 
Achitecture codename
Bristol Ridge
 
Release date
1 June 2016
 

Technical specs

A12-9720P's quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A12-9720P's performance, but to be more precise you have to review its test results.
Number of cores
4
 
Number of threads
4
 
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
 
L2 cache
2 MB
 
of 16384
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Die size
250 mm2
 
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
 
of 105
Transistor count
3100 Million
 
64 bit support
+
 

Compatibility

Information on A12-9720P compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Socket
FP4
 
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
 
of 320 (Xeon Phi 7295)

CPU benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A12-9720P. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

14.36

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

2743

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

7361

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core

0.94

Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core

2.7

Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core

73

Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core

235

TrueCrypt AES

1.8

Passmark

3988

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A12-9720P is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Core i3-530
recommended Core i5-650
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Core i3-4340
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Phenom X3 8650
recommended Core i5-650
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Core 2 Quad Q6600
recommended Core i5-3470
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Core i3-560
recommended Core i5-2500K
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Pentium D 915
recommended Core 2 Duo E6600
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Pentium D 915
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Celeron 450
recommended Pentium 4 630
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Celeron 2.20
recommended Celeron D 352
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

A12-9720P performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

A12-9720P
minimum Pentium D 915
recommended Pentium D 915

Relative perfomance

Overall A12-9720P performance compared to nearest competitors. All CPU types participate.

Intel equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to A12-9720P from Intel is Core i7-3667U, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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