AMD A12-9720P: specs and benchmarks

AMD A12-9720P


AMD started AMD 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 MHz and a locked multiplier.

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

It provides poor benchmark performance at 3.31 percent of a leader's which is AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X.

General info

Of A12-9720P processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Bristol Ridge
Architecture 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
Number of threads
L2 cache
2 MB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
Die size
250 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
of 110 (Atom x7-E3950)
Transistor count
3100 Million
of 19200 (Ryzen 7 3700)
64 bit support


Information on A12-9720P compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
of 650 (Atom Z500)

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPU integrated into A12-9720P.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) ( - 758 MHz)

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance


Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core


Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core


Cinebench 11.5 64-bit single-core


Cinebench 11.5 64-bit multi-core


Cinebench 15 64-bit single-core


Cinebench 15 64-bit multi-core


TrueCrypt AES




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good A12-9720P is for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

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 i7-7Y75, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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