AMD A12-9720P vs Turion 64 X2 TL-60

AMD A12-9720P
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60

General info

Comparing A12-9720P and Turion 64 X2 TL-60 processor market type (desktop or notebook), architecture and sales start time and price.
Place in performance rating
AMD Bristol Ridge
2x AMD Turion 64
Achitecture codename
Bristol Ridge
Trinidad / Tyler
Release date
1 June 2016
4 May 2007

Technical specs

A12-9720P and Turion 64 X2 TL-60 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 Turion 64 X2 TL-60 performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider their test results.
Number of cores
Number of threads
Maximum frequency
3.6 GHz
2 GHz
Bus support
800 MHz
L1 cache
256 KB
L2 cache
2 MB
1024 KB
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
90 / 65 nm
Die size
250 mm2
147 mm2
Maximum core temperature
90 °C
95 °C
Transistor count
3100 Million
154 Million
64 bit support


Information on A12-9720P and Turion 64 X2 TL-60 compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one.
Power consumption (TDP)
15 Watt
35 / 31 Watt

Graphics specifications

General parameters of GPUs integrated into A12-9720P and Turion 64 X2 TL-60.
Integrated graphics
AMD Radeon R7 (Bristol Ridge) ( - 758 MHz)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of A12-9720P and Turion 64 X2 TL-60. Overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

A12-9720P 8.43
Turion 64 X2 TL-60 8.46 +0.4%

Cinebench 10 32-bit single-core

A12-9720P 2743 +69.4%
Turion 64 X2 TL-60 1619

Cinebench 10 32-bit multi-core

A12-9720P 7361 +135.2%
Turion 64 X2 TL-60 3130

wPrime 32

A12-9720P 13 +199.8%
Turion 64 X2 TL-60 39

Gaming performance

Let's see how good A12-9720P and Turion 64 X2 TL-60 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 4 May 2007)
Finer manufacturing process technology (28 vs 90 nm)
Less power hungry (15 vs 35 watts)

Advantages of AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60

0.4% faster in synthetic tests

So, A12-9720P or Turion 64 X2 TL-60?

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