AMD A12-9720P vs Athlon X2 QL-64
Comparing A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64 quantitative parameters such as cores and threads number, clocks, manufacturing process, cache size and multiplier lock state. These parameters indirectly say of A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Manufacturing process technology
Maximum core temperature
64 bit support
Information on A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Max number of CPUs in a configuration
Power consumption (TDP)
Technologies and extensions
Technological solutions and additional instructions supported by A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64. You'll probably need this information if you require some particular technology.
Virtual machine speed-up technologies supported by A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64 are enumerated here.
General parameters of GPUs integrated into A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64.
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) ( - 758 MHz)
Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
Athlon X2 QL-64 3.84 +16%
Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core
A12-9720P 2743 +70%
Athlon X2 QL-64 1614
Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core
A12-9720P 7361 +128.4%
Athlon X2 QL-64 3223
A12-9720P 13.01 +229%
Athlon X2 QL-64 42.8
Let's see how good A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64 are for gaming compared with game system requirements. Remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.
Advantages of AMD A12-9720P
Much newer (1 June 2016 vs 1 January 2009)
Higher maximum frequency (3600 vs 2100 MHz)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 65 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 35 watts)
Advantages of AMD Athlon X2 QL-64
16% faster in synthetic tests
AMD64 (AMD CPUs 64-bit architecture. Almost identical to Intel 64, save for some little and rarely used nuances)
3DNow! (older SIMD instructions set used by AMD CPUs. Supercedes MMX, works with 64-bit registers)
Virtualization (Hardware acceleration of virtual machines)
So, A12-9720P or Athlon X2 QL-64?
Judging by the results of synthetic and gaming tests, Technical City recommends AMD Athlon X2 QL-64.
Should you still have questions on choice between A12-9720P and Athlon X2 QL-64, ask them in Comments section, and we shall answer.